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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 126 148 159
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 59 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.66% 0.99% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.04% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 29
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% +40.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.50%
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
3395 3752 4003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.69% 95.06% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 3106 3451
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Stockport +11 5 £26,000 -30.66%
Bolton - 3 £32,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 - 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 85 (82.52%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (78.64%) Firewall
3 71 (68.93%) Cisco
4 67 (65.05%) CCNP
5 56 (54.37%) BGP
6 52 (50.49%) CCNA
7 43 (41.75%) MPLS
8 33 (32.04%) WAN
9 29 (28.16%) SLA
10 27 (26.21%) OSPF
10 27 (26.21%) Network Design
10 27 (26.21%) Network Security
11 23 (22.33%) LAN
12 19 (18.45%) HSRP
13 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
14 16 (15.53%) DNS
14 16 (15.53%) Juniper
15 15 (14.56%) Windows
16 14 (13.59%) VPN
16 14 (13.59%) Fortinet
17 13 (12.62%) DHCP
17 13 (12.62%) CISSP
18 12 (11.65%) CCDA
18 12 (11.65%) Degree
19 11 (10.68%) ITIL
19 11 (10.68%) Cash Management
20 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
20 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
21 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
21 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 81 (78.64%) Firewall
2 56 (54.37%) BGP
3 43 (41.75%) MPLS
4 33 (32.04%) WAN
5 27 (26.21%) OSPF
5 27 (26.21%) Network Security
6 23 (22.33%) LAN
7 19 (18.45%) HSRP
8 16 (15.53%) DNS
9 14 (13.59%) VPN
10 13 (12.62%) DHCP
11 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
11 9 (8.74%) VoIP
12 8 (7.77%) VLAN
12 8 (7.77%) SSL
13 7 (6.80%) Wireless
14 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.83%) IPv6
15 5 (4.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) PKI
2 2 (1.94%) iPhone
2 2 (1.94%) iPad
2 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.94%) IPTV
2 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.97%) HPUX
4 1 (0.97%) Solaris
4 1 (0.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Network Design
2 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
3 11 (10.68%) ITIL
3 11 (10.68%) Cash Management
4 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.80%) Network Architecture
5 7 (6.80%) Network Management
6 6 (5.83%) Change Control
7 5 (4.85%) Migration
8 4 (3.88%) Business Development
8 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.91%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.94%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (1.94%) SIEM
10 2 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.94%) Security Architecture
10 2 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.97%) PHP
1 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (82.52%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (65.05%) CCNP
3 52 (50.49%) CCNA
4 13 (12.62%) CISSP
5 12 (11.65%) CCDA
5 12 (11.65%) Degree
6 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.85%) MCDST
7 5 (4.85%) CCENT
8 4 (3.88%) CCIE
9 3 (2.91%) CCSE
9 3 (2.91%) CCSA
9 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.94%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.94%) MCSE
11 1 (0.97%) MCP
11 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.16%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (1.94%) OpenView
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 71 (68.93%) Cisco
2 16 (15.53%) Juniper
3 14 (13.59%) Fortinet
4 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
5 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.83%) Rackspace
6 6 (5.83%) VMware
7 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.88%) HP
9 3 (2.91%) McAfee
9 3 (2.91%) F5
9 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.94%) Lumension
10 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.94%) Nokia
10 2 (1.94%) Apple
10 2 (1.94%) Citrix
11 1 (0.97%) Sun
11 1 (0.97%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + benefits and flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago