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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 169 140 164
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 1.15% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.22% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 20
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £25,700 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3890 3446 3641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.44% 94.05% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3278 2980 3201
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Bolton +4 2 £33,500 +45.65%
Stockport -11 2 £34,250 +22.32%
Wigan - 1 £40,000 - 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 37 (77.08%) Cisco
2 34 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (66.67%) Firewall
4 26 (54.17%) CCNA
5 20 (41.67%) CCNP
6 18 (37.50%) LAN
6 18 (37.50%) Juniper
7 17 (35.42%) WAN
8 13 (27.08%) Windows
8 13 (27.08%) MPLS
8 13 (27.08%) OSPF
8 13 (27.08%) VMware
8 13 (27.08%) Degree
9 12 (25.00%) Internet
9 12 (25.00%) BGP
9 12 (25.00%) VPN
10 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (18.75%) DNS
11 9 (18.75%) Citrix
12 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.67%) Broadband
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
12 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.58%) Wireless
14 6 (12.50%) VPLS
14 6 (12.50%) Network Security
14 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) LAN
3 17 (35.42%) WAN
4 13 (27.08%) MPLS
4 13 (27.08%) OSPF
5 12 (25.00%) BGP
5 12 (25.00%) VPN
5 12 (25.00%) Internet
6 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
7 9 (18.75%) DNS
8 8 (16.67%) Broadband
9 7 (14.58%) Wireless
10 6 (12.50%) VPLS
10 6 (12.50%) Network Security
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (8.33%) VLAN
11 4 (8.33%) ADSL
11 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.25%) RIP
12 3 (6.25%) SNMP
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.08%) Xbox
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) IPTV
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Change Management
1 5 (10.42%) Network Management
2 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (8.33%) Migration
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.17%) Change Control
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.08%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (54.17%) CCNA
3 20 (41.67%) CCNP
4 13 (27.08%) Degree
5 5 (10.42%) CCDP
6 4 (8.33%) CCIP
7 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) CCIE
9 1 (2.08%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) OpenView
1 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) Juniper
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
5 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
7 5 (10.42%) SonicWALL
8 4 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) BT
8 4 (8.33%) Aruba
8 4 (8.33%) Exinda
9 3 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (6.25%) ProCurve
9 3 (6.25%) Symantec
10 2 (4.17%) McAfee
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) F5
10 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £14 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago