The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 165 135 153
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 32 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 1.11% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.18% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Network Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3998 3560 3744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 94.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3100 3381
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 3 £40,000 -
Stockport -11 2 £34,250 +22.32%
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 39 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (69.23%) Firewall
4 27 (51.92%) CCNA
5 25 (48.08%) CCNP
6 20 (38.46%) LAN
7 18 (34.62%) Juniper
8 17 (32.69%) WAN
9 14 (26.92%) Windows
10 13 (25.00%) VPN
10 13 (25.00%) MPLS
10 13 (25.00%) OSPF
10 13 (25.00%) Degree
11 11 (21.15%) VMware
11 11 (21.15%) BGP
12 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
12 10 (19.23%) Wireless
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
13 9 (17.31%) DNS
13 9 (17.31%) Linux
14 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
14 8 (15.38%) Internet
14 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 8 (15.38%) VPLS
14 8 (15.38%) VLAN
14 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (13.46%) Citrix
16 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (11.54%) Broadband

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.92%) Moodle
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (69.23%) Firewall
2 20 (38.46%) LAN
3 17 (32.69%) WAN
4 13 (25.00%) VPN
4 13 (25.00%) MPLS
4 13 (25.00%) OSPF
5 11 (21.15%) BGP
6 10 (19.23%) Wireless
7 9 (17.31%) DNS
8 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 8 (15.38%) VLAN
8 8 (15.38%) VPLS
8 8 (15.38%) Internet
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (11.54%) Broadband
11 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.62%) Network Security
12 4 (7.69%) SAN
12 4 (7.69%) LLU
13 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.92%) Xbox
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) VLE
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.92%) HPUX
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Change Management
1 5 (9.62%) Network Management
2 4 (7.69%) Migration
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL
2 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.77%) Change Control
3 3 (5.77%) Project Management
3 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.85%) Service Management
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.92%) B2B
5 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.92%) Data Management
5 1 (1.92%) Network Design
5 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (51.92%) CCNA
3 25 (48.08%) CCNP
4 13 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) CCDP
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.77%) MCSE
6 2 (3.85%) MCP
6 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) HNC
7 1 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) WSUS
1 1 (1.92%) Cacti
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) Juniper
3 11 (21.15%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (13.46%) Citrix
7 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.69%) Aruba
8 4 (7.69%) Exinda
8 4 (7.69%) HP
8 4 (7.69%) Dell
9 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.77%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.85%) BT
11 1 (1.92%) F5
11 1 (1.92%) Spiceworks
11 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.92%) Intel
11 1 (1.92%) Avaya
11 1 (1.92%) Adobe
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on-call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £29999 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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