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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 153 161 147
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.62% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.66% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 38
Average salary £30,250 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £37,250 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +7 4 £37,000 +68.18%
Stockport +9 2 £26,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 61 (70.93%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (68.60%) Firewall
3 54 (62.79%) Cisco
4 44 (51.16%) CCNA
5 42 (48.84%) CCNP
6 37 (43.02%) WAN
7 35 (40.70%) MPLS
8 31 (36.05%) Data Centre
9 30 (34.88%) BGP
10 27 (31.40%) LAN
11 24 (27.91%) Network Design
12 23 (26.74%) Network Security
13 21 (24.42%) DNS
14 20 (23.26%) Juniper
15 15 (17.44%) OSPF
15 15 (17.44%) DHCP
15 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
15 15 (17.44%) Windows
16 14 (16.28%) VoIP
16 14 (16.28%) SLA
17 13 (15.12%) VPN
17 13 (15.12%) Wireless
18 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
18 12 (13.95%) Degree
18 12 (13.95%) ITIL
19 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
19 11 (12.79%) CISSP
19 11 (12.79%) Cash Management
20 10 (11.63%) CCDA
20 10 (11.63%) Active Directory

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 59 (68.60%) Firewall
2 37 (43.02%) WAN
3 35 (40.70%) MPLS
4 30 (34.88%) BGP
5 27 (31.40%) LAN
6 23 (26.74%) Network Security
7 21 (24.42%) DNS
8 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
8 15 (17.44%) DHCP
8 15 (17.44%) OSPF
9 14 (16.28%) VoIP
10 13 (15.12%) VPN
10 13 (15.12%) Wireless
11 9 (10.47%) VLAN
12 7 (8.14%) Internet
13 6 (6.98%) HSRP
14 5 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (4.65%) DSL
15 4 (4.65%) EIGRP
15 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
1 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) IPTV
2 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.33%) iPhone
2 2 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Network Design
2 12 (13.95%) ITIL
3 11 (12.79%) Cash Management
4 9 (10.47%) Network Architecture
5 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.81%) Network Management
7 5 (5.81%) Migration
7 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.65%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) Change Management
10 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.33%) Information Security
10 2 (2.33%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.33%) Business Development
10 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.33%) Change Control
10 2 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (70.93%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (51.16%) CCNA
3 42 (48.84%) CCNP
4 12 (13.95%) Degree
5 11 (12.79%) CISSP
6 10 (11.63%) CCDA
7 6 (6.98%) CCIE
7 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.98%) CCENT
7 6 (6.98%) MCDST
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.49%) CCSA
8 3 (3.49%) CCSE
8 3 (3.49%) CCSP
9 2 (2.33%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) OpenView
1 2 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (2.33%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Cisco
2 20 (23.26%) Juniper
3 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
4 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 6 (6.98%) Fortinet
5 6 (6.98%) Rackspace
6 5 (5.81%) Blue Coat
6 5 (5.81%) F5
7 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.49%) Aruba
8 3 (3.49%) HP
8 3 (3.49%) Websense
9 2 (2.33%) BT
9 2 (2.33%) Nokia
9 2 (2.33%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) Citrix
9 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.16%) NetScout
10 1 (1.16%) Meraki
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Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 18 days ago