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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 137 140 159
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 39 56 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 1.39% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.44% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 25
Average salary £41,438 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.50% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (88.89%) Cisco
2 43 (79.63%) Firewall
3 38 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (66.67%) LAN
5 26 (48.15%) CCNA
6 25 (46.30%) ITIL
6 25 (46.30%) SolarWinds
7 24 (44.44%) CCNP
8 23 (42.59%) WAN
9 22 (40.74%) VPN
9 22 (40.74%) Wireless
10 19 (35.19%) MPLS
11 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 16 (29.63%) Windows
11 16 (29.63%) Linux
11 16 (29.63%) F5
12 15 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (27.78%) BGP
12 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
12 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
12 15 (27.78%) Network Security
13 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (25.93%) OSPF
14 13 (24.07%) Juniper
14 13 (24.07%) Network Management
15 12 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
15 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (79.63%) Firewall
2 36 (66.67%) LAN
3 23 (42.59%) WAN
4 22 (40.74%) VPN
4 22 (40.74%) Wireless
5 19 (35.19%) MPLS
6 15 (27.78%) BGP
6 15 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 15 (27.78%) Network Security
7 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (25.93%) OSPF
8 11 (20.37%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.52%) IPsec
10 9 (16.67%) Internet
11 7 (12.96%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (12.96%) WLAN
12 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (11.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) AIX
2 7 (12.96%) CentOS
2 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Network Management
3 12 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 10 (18.52%) Network Design
5 9 (16.67%) High Availability
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL V2
6 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.70%) Presales
10 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.85%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.85%) Line Management
10 1 (1.85%) Project Management
10 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) CCNA
3 24 (44.44%) CCNP
4 10 (18.52%) Degree
5 9 (16.67%) CCIE
6 7 (12.96%) A+ Certification
6 7 (12.96%) CCSE
6 7 (12.96%) CISSP
6 7 (12.96%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (12.96%) HP ASE
6 7 (12.96%) MCITP
6 7 (12.96%) MCSE
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (12.96%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (12.96%) RHCE
6 7 (12.96%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (9.26%) CCSA
7 5 (9.26%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (9.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Backup Exec
1 7 (12.96%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (12.96%) HP SIM
1 7 (12.96%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (12.96%) WSUS
2 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (7.41%) Cacti
3 4 (7.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco
2 25 (46.30%) SolarWinds
3 16 (29.63%) F5
3 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 13 (24.07%) Juniper
6 10 (18.52%) HP
6 10 (18.52%) VMware
7 8 (14.81%) Dell
8 7 (12.96%) GFI Software
8 7 (12.96%) IBM
8 7 (12.96%) ProCurve
8 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
8 7 (12.96%) Sophos
8 7 (12.96%) Symantec
9 5 (9.26%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.41%) BT
11 1 (1.85%) Aruba
11 1 (1.85%) Brocade
11 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
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