The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 189 147
Rank change year-on-year +47 -42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 114 46 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.85% 0.80% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.82% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 102 36 83
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5964 5596 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.91% 97.07% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4982 4697 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in the North West

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in the North West

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in the North West

Network Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 76 £41,250 -2.94% 11
Cheshire +13 19 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Lancashire +6 12 £41,000 +9.33% 2
Cumbria - 4 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside -8 2 £37,500 -12.79% 1
Network Engineer
England

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 164 (80.00%) Cisco
2 137 (66.83%) Cisco Certification
3 128 (62.44%) Firewall
4 124 (60.49%) CCNP
5 91 (44.39%) LAN
6 89 (43.41%) Juniper
7 79 (38.54%) WAN
8 75 (36.59%) CCNA
9 71 (34.63%) MPLS
10 68 (33.17%) BGP
11 62 (30.24%) Network Security
12 56 (27.32%) OSPF
13 55 (26.83%) Wireless
14 53 (25.85%) Network Management
15 51 (24.88%) Network Design
16 48 (23.41%) Telecoms
17 45 (21.95%) DNS
18 40 (19.51%) CheckPoint
19 38 (18.54%) JNCIP
20 37 (18.05%) TCP/IP
21 35 (17.07%) Windows
22 33 (16.10%) VPN
22 33 (16.10%) Active Directory
22 33 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (15.61%) Windows Server
24 30 (14.63%) Mentoring
25 29 (14.15%) High Availability
26 28 (13.66%) DHCP
26 28 (13.66%) Data Centre
27 27 (13.17%) F5

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.98%) nginx
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) SaaS
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (62.44%) Firewall
2 91 (44.39%) LAN
3 79 (38.54%) WAN
4 71 (34.63%) MPLS
5 68 (33.17%) BGP
6 62 (30.24%) Network Security
7 56 (27.32%) OSPF
8 55 (26.83%) Wireless
9 45 (21.95%) DNS
10 37 (18.05%) TCP/IP
11 33 (16.10%) VPN
12 28 (13.66%) DHCP
13 25 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (11.71%) Cisco Wireless
14 24 (11.71%) Ethernet
14 24 (11.71%) SSL
15 23 (11.22%) VLAN
16 20 (9.76%) EIGRP
17 19 (9.27%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (8.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (23.41%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.76%) Finance
3 6 (2.93%) Games
4 4 (1.95%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Law
5 3 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.66%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (2.93%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.95%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.07%) Windows
2 32 (15.61%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.95%) Linux
4 4 (1.95%) Unix
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.85%) Network Management
2 51 (24.88%) Network Design
3 30 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 29 (14.15%) High Availability
5 22 (10.73%) ITIL
6 19 (9.27%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (9.27%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (8.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (8.29%) Service Management
9 16 (7.80%) Change Management
10 15 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (7.32%) Migration
11 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.37%) Information Security
12 11 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (4.88%) Load Balancing
13 10 (4.88%) SIEM
14 8 (3.90%) Data Protection
14 8 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
1 2 (0.98%) SQL
2 1 (0.49%) C
2 1 (0.49%) Perl
2 1 (0.49%) Python
2 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (66.83%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (60.49%) CCNP
3 75 (36.59%) CCNA
4 38 (18.54%) JNCIP
5 23 (11.22%) Degree
6 22 (10.73%) CCIE
7 8 (3.90%) JNCIA
7 8 (3.90%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.44%) MCSA
9 5 (2.44%) MCSE
10 4 (1.95%) MCP
11 3 (1.46%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.46%) CCSA
11 3 (1.46%) CISM
11 3 (1.46%) CISSP
12 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (9.27%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (8.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (6.34%) FortiGate
4 10 (4.88%) Cacti
5 9 (4.39%) Nagios
5 9 (4.39%) Puppet
5 9 (4.39%) SCCM
6 8 (3.90%) OpenNMS
6 8 (3.90%) RANCID
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.49%) Ansible
9 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 164 (80.00%) Cisco
2 89 (43.41%) Juniper
3 40 (19.51%) CheckPoint
4 27 (13.17%) F5
5 21 (10.24%) Fortinet
6 19 (9.27%) Palo Alto
6 19 (9.27%) VMware
7 18 (8.78%) Ericsson
8 15 (7.32%) HP
9 14 (6.83%) Huawei
10 10 (4.88%) Aruba
11 9 (4.39%) Blue Coat
12 8 (3.90%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.41%) Riverbed
14 5 (2.44%) Brocade
14 5 (2.44%) Meraki
14 5 (2.44%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.95%) Avaya
15 4 (1.95%) Foundry
15 4 (1.95%) ZyXEL
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