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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 165 173 131
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.44% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.46% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 47
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,100 £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
3758 3913 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.04% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3147 3235 3190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +10 4 £37,000 +68.18%
Stockport +1 1 £34,000 - 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (66.15%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (61.54%) Firewall
3 39 (60.00%) Cisco
4 33 (50.77%) WAN
5 32 (49.23%) CCNA
6 27 (41.54%) LAN
7 23 (35.38%) CCNP
7 23 (35.38%) Data Centre
8 22 (33.85%) Network Security
9 21 (32.31%) DNS
10 19 (29.23%) MPLS
11 18 (27.69%) Juniper
12 15 (23.08%) Network Design
12 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
13 14 (21.54%) DHCP
13 14 (21.54%) Wireless
14 13 (20.00%) ITIL
14 13 (20.00%) Windows
14 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 12 (18.46%) OSPF
15 12 (18.46%) VoIP
15 12 (18.46%) VPN
16 11 (16.92%) CISSP
16 11 (16.92%) Degree
16 11 (16.92%) Cash Management
17 10 (15.38%) BGP
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 9 (13.85%) VLAN
18 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
18 9 (13.85%) Finance

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (9.23%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 40 (61.54%) Firewall
2 33 (50.77%) WAN
3 27 (41.54%) LAN
4 22 (33.85%) Network Security
5 21 (32.31%) DNS
6 19 (29.23%) MPLS
7 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 14 (21.54%) DHCP
8 14 (21.54%) Wireless
9 12 (18.46%) OSPF
9 12 (18.46%) VoIP
9 12 (18.46%) VPN
10 10 (15.38%) BGP
11 9 (13.85%) VLAN
12 7 (10.77%) Internet
13 6 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (6.15%) Wireshark
15 4 (6.15%) IPv6
15 4 (6.15%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
1 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) IPTV
2 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.08%) iPhone
2 2 (3.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Network Design
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (16.92%) Cash Management
4 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.69%) Network Management
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.62%) Information Assurance
8 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.08%) Coaching
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.08%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 43 (66.15%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (49.23%) CCNA
3 23 (35.38%) CCNP
4 11 (16.92%) Degree
4 11 (16.92%) CISSP
5 6 (9.23%) CCIE
5 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.23%) CCENT
5 6 (9.23%) MCDST
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CCSA
6 3 (4.62%) CCSE
6 3 (4.62%) CCSP
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
1 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) OpenView
1 2 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 18 (27.69%) Juniper
3 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.23%) F5
5 6 (9.23%) Rackspace
6 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.15%) VMware
7 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.15%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) Websense
8 3 (4.62%) Aruba
9 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.08%) BT
9 2 (3.08%) Nokia
9 2 (3.08%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) Dell
10 1 (1.54%) NetScout
10 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.54%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Training + progression
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago