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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 131 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 57 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 0.85% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 29
Average salary £37,500 £48,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +47.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,300 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3649 3566 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.42% 94.64% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 3039 3194
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 80 (86.02%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (80.65%) Cisco
3 74 (79.57%) Firewall
4 70 (75.27%) CCNP
5 50 (53.76%) BGP
6 49 (52.69%) CCNA
7 40 (43.01%) MPLS
8 29 (31.18%) SLA
9 23 (24.73%) OSPF
10 21 (22.58%) WAN
11 19 (20.43%) LAN
11 19 (20.43%) VPN
12 17 (18.28%) Network Design
13 16 (17.20%) Network Security
13 16 (17.20%) HSRP
14 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
14 15 (16.13%) Juniper
15 14 (15.05%) Fortinet
16 13 (13.98%) Windows
17 12 (12.90%) CCDA
18 11 (11.83%) DNS
18 11 (11.83%) Wireless
19 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
20 9 (9.68%) SSL
20 9 (9.68%) VLAN
21 8 (8.60%) VMware
21 8 (8.60%) ITIL
22 7 (7.53%) VoIP
22 7 (7.53%) Citrix
22 7 (7.53%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.08%) Apache
1 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (79.57%) Firewall
2 50 (53.76%) BGP
3 40 (43.01%) MPLS
4 23 (24.73%) OSPF
5 21 (22.58%) WAN
6 19 (20.43%) LAN
6 19 (20.43%) VPN
7 16 (17.20%) Network Security
7 16 (17.20%) HSRP
8 11 (11.83%) DNS
8 11 (11.83%) Wireless
9 9 (9.68%) SSL
9 9 (9.68%) VLAN
10 7 (7.53%) VoIP
10 7 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (5.38%) Internet
12 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.38%) DHCP
13 4 (4.30%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) CSS
1 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.30%) PKI
2 1 (1.08%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.08%) HPUX
6 1 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Network Design
2 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL
4 7 (7.53%) Change Control
5 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.30%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.30%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.30%) Network Management
6 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.30%) Business Development
6 4 (4.30%) Project Management
6 4 (4.30%) Migration
7 3 (3.23%) Service Management
7 3 (3.23%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.15%) SIEM
8 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.15%) Security Management
9 1 (1.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (86.02%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (75.27%) CCNP
3 49 (52.69%) CCNA
4 12 (12.90%) CCDA
5 5 (5.38%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) VCP4
6 3 (3.23%) CCDP
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) CISSP
8 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.08%) HNC
8 1 (1.08%) HND
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (31.18%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (80.65%) Cisco
2 15 (16.13%) Juniper
3 14 (15.05%) Fortinet
4 8 (8.60%) VMware
5 7 (7.53%) Citrix
5 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.30%) HP
8 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.23%) ProCurve
8 3 (3.23%) McAfee
9 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.15%) Lumension
9 2 (2.15%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) Redback
10 1 (1.08%) BT
10 1 (1.08%) Brocade
10 1 (1.08%) Intel
10 1 (1.08%) Adobe
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