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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 169 127 153
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 53 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 1.37% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.45% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 21
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +29.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £50,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3916 3665 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3210 3202
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 1 £34,500 - 1
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (67.39%) Cisco
3 23 (50.00%) Firewall
4 21 (45.65%) CCNA
5 20 (43.48%) Juniper
6 18 (39.13%) CCNP
7 14 (30.43%) WAN
7 14 (30.43%) MPLS
8 13 (28.26%) Internet
8 13 (28.26%) LAN
8 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
9 12 (26.09%) OSPF
9 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
9 12 (26.09%) VMware
10 11 (23.91%) Degree
10 11 (23.91%) BGP
11 10 (21.74%) Windows
12 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
12 9 (19.57%) CCIP
12 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.57%) Network Management
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix
13 8 (17.39%) VPN
14 7 (15.22%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.22%) CCIE
14 7 (15.22%) Broadband
15 6 (13.04%) Linux

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) WAN
2 14 (30.43%) MPLS
3 13 (28.26%) Internet
3 13 (28.26%) LAN
3 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
4 12 (26.09%) OSPF
5 11 (23.91%) BGP
6 8 (17.39%) VPN
7 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.22%) Broadband
8 6 (13.04%) DNS
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
9 5 (10.87%) VPLS
9 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
9 5 (10.87%) SDH
10 4 (8.70%) ADSL
10 4 (8.70%) RIP
10 4 (8.70%) SNMP
10 4 (8.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) IPTV
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.17%) Xbox
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) SCADA
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Network Management
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (45.65%) CCNA
3 18 (39.13%) CCNP
4 11 (23.91%) Degree
5 9 (19.57%) CCIP
6 7 (15.22%) CCIE
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.52%) CCENT
7 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) CCDP
9 1 (2.17%) CISSP
9 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) BS7799
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) OpenView
1 4 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) Juniper
3 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.87%) F5
7 4 (8.70%) Aruba
7 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.70%) Exinda
7 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.70%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Nokia
8 3 (6.52%) BT
9 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.35%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) McAfee
9 2 (4.35%) Avaya
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