The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 157 140 151
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 25 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 1.01% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.06% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 23
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,000 £37,480
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3726 3952 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.38% 94.98% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3428 3199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Engineer
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bolton +4 5 £22,000 -5.37%
Salford - 2 £34,500 - 1
Stockport -2 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 45 (68.18%) Cisco
2 42 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (56.06%) Firewall
4 27 (40.91%) Juniper
5 25 (37.88%) CCNP
5 25 (37.88%) BGP
5 25 (37.88%) WAN
6 24 (36.36%) LAN
6 24 (36.36%) OSPF
7 23 (34.85%) MPLS
8 22 (33.33%) CCNA
8 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 21 (31.82%) Ethernet
9 21 (31.82%) Internet
10 20 (30.30%) Finance
11 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
12 17 (25.76%) Network Management
12 17 (25.76%) F5
13 15 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
13 15 (22.73%) Degree
14 14 (21.21%) CCIP
15 13 (19.70%) CCIE
15 13 (19.70%) Windows
16 12 (18.18%) VPN
16 12 (18.18%) Fortinet
16 12 (18.18%) VMware
16 12 (18.18%) Wireless
17 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
17 11 (16.67%) DNS
17 11 (16.67%) Active Directory

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) Firewall
2 25 (37.88%) BGP
2 25 (37.88%) WAN
3 24 (36.36%) LAN
3 24 (36.36%) OSPF
4 23 (34.85%) MPLS
5 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 21 (31.82%) Ethernet
6 21 (31.82%) Internet
7 12 (18.18%) Wireless
7 12 (18.18%) VPN
8 11 (16.67%) DNS
8 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 10 (15.15%) Broadband
10 9 (13.64%) SMTP
10 9 (13.64%) Multicast
11 8 (12.12%) SDH
12 7 (10.61%) HTTP
12 7 (10.61%) IGRP
12 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.61%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) IPTV
2 2 (3.03%) SCADA
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.52%) Xbox
3 1 (1.52%) Statistics
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Network Management
2 8 (12.12%) Security Architecture
2 8 (12.12%) Network Design
3 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Change Management
4 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 6 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (7.58%) Change Control
5 5 (7.58%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
1 1 (1.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (37.88%) CCNP
3 22 (33.33%) CCNA
4 15 (22.73%) Degree
5 14 (21.21%) CCIP
6 13 (19.70%) CCIE
7 6 (9.09%) CCENT
8 3 (4.55%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.03%) CCDP
9 2 (3.03%) CISSP
9 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.52%) HND
10 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) BS7799
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (13.64%) OpenView
3 6 (9.09%) HP NNM
4 2 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (1.52%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) Cacti
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Cisco
2 27 (40.91%) Juniper
3 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 17 (25.76%) F5
5 12 (18.18%) VMware
5 12 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 11 (16.67%) HP
7 9 (13.64%) Citrix
8 6 (9.09%) Nokia
8 6 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 6 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.06%) Aruba
9 4 (6.06%) Exinda
9 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.55%) BT
11 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.03%) Symantec
11 2 (3.03%) McAfee
11 2 (3.03%) Dell
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