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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 160 132 172
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 35 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.91% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.95% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 18
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,900 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
3972 3563 4189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.59% 94.89% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3427 3114 3763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 2 £38,750 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (87.27%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (85.45%) Cisco
3 42 (76.36%) Firewall
4 36 (65.45%) CCNP
5 28 (50.91%) CCNA
6 20 (36.36%) LAN
7 19 (34.55%) BGP
8 17 (30.91%) MPLS
8 17 (30.91%) OSPF
8 17 (30.91%) WAN
9 15 (27.27%) VPN
9 15 (27.27%) Juniper
10 13 (23.64%) Windows
11 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 10 (18.18%) SLA
11 10 (18.18%) Wireless
11 10 (18.18%) HSRP
12 9 (16.36%) VMware
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.55%) VLAN
13 8 (14.55%) Degree
13 8 (14.55%) Network Security
14 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (12.73%) Citrix
14 7 (12.73%) Internet
14 7 (12.73%) Linux
15 6 (10.91%) VPLS
15 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.82%) Moodle
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (76.36%) Firewall
2 20 (36.36%) LAN
3 19 (34.55%) BGP
4 17 (30.91%) MPLS
4 17 (30.91%) OSPF
4 17 (30.91%) WAN
5 15 (27.27%) VPN
6 10 (18.18%) DNS
6 10 (18.18%) Wireless
6 10 (18.18%) HSRP
7 8 (14.55%) Network Security
7 8 (14.55%) VLAN
8 7 (12.73%) Internet
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.91%) VPLS
10 5 (9.09%) SSL
10 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.27%) DHCP
11 4 (7.27%) VoIP
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Xbox
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) UNIX
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) ITIL
1 5 (9.09%) Network Management
1 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 4 (7.27%) Change Control
2 4 (7.27%) Migration
3 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.45%) Change Management
3 3 (5.45%) Project Management
3 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.64%) Network Design
4 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.64%) Service Management
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.82%) Line Management
5 1 (1.82%) B2B
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) PHP
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (87.27%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (65.45%) CCNP
3 28 (50.91%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) Degree
5 3 (5.45%) CCDP
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.64%) MCP
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) HNC
7 1 (1.82%) HND
7 1 (1.82%) MCSA
7 1 (1.82%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nagios
1 1 (1.82%) WSUS
1 1 (1.82%) Cacti
Vendors
1 47 (85.45%) Cisco
2 15 (27.27%) Juniper
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.27%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.45%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) Intel
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) StorageTek
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) Sun
9 1 (1.82%) IBM
9 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Aruba
9 1 (1.82%) Exinda
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