Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 153 224
Rank change year-on-year -30 +71 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 110 139 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.40% 1.85% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.90% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 121 34
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,525 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £54,700
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7674 7304 7238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6364 6273 6031
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer 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 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Manchester

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Manchester

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +7 14 £40,000 +9.59% 2
Salford +1 6 £38,000 -
Stockport -9 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Bolton +6 5 £50,000 +88.68%
Oldham +11 2 £45,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 92 (83.64%) Cisco
2 67 (60.91%) Juniper
3 64 (58.18%) Firewall
4 63 (57.27%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (50.00%) CCNP
6 50 (45.45%) WAN
6 50 (45.45%) LAN
7 49 (44.55%) Network Security
8 43 (39.09%) MPLS
9 41 (37.27%) CheckPoint
10 40 (36.36%) Active Directory
11 36 (32.73%) TCP/IP
12 35 (31.82%) BGP
13 34 (30.91%) Windows
14 33 (30.00%) DNS
15 31 (28.18%) Windows Server
16 30 (27.27%) ITIL
17 26 (23.64%) Change Management
18 25 (22.73%) Network Design
18 25 (22.73%) VLAN
18 25 (22.73%) VPN
19 24 (21.82%) CCNA
20 23 (20.91%) DHCP
20 23 (20.91%) Telecoms
21 22 (20.00%) Network Management
21 22 (20.00%) F5
22 21 (19.09%) Wireless
23 19 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
23 19 (17.27%) SIEM
23 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 4 (3.64%) SaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (58.18%) Firewall
2 50 (45.45%) LAN
2 50 (45.45%) WAN
3 49 (44.55%) Network Security
4 43 (39.09%) MPLS
5 36 (32.73%) TCP/IP
6 35 (31.82%) BGP
7 33 (30.00%) DNS
8 25 (22.73%) VLAN
8 25 (22.73%) VPN
9 23 (20.91%) DHCP
10 21 (19.09%) Wireless
11 18 (16.36%) Junos
12 16 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (14.55%) OSPF
13 15 (13.64%) Broadband
13 15 (13.64%) Ethernet
13 15 (13.64%) SSL
14 14 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (12.73%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) MySQL
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (20.91%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.91%) Legal
3 6 (5.45%) Finance
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.82%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.36%) iPad
5 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.64%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.73%) CCTV
8 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.82%) Replication
9 1 (0.91%) Clustering
9 1 (0.91%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.91%) Windows
2 31 (28.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.91%) Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Unix
5 2 (1.82%) CentOS
5 2 (1.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) ITIL
2 26 (23.64%) Change Management
3 25 (22.73%) Network Design
4 22 (20.00%) Network Management
5 19 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing
5 19 (17.27%) SIEM
6 18 (16.36%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (16.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.18%) Statistics
9 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.36%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (6.36%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (5.45%) Service Management
12 5 (4.55%) Change Control
12 5 (4.55%) Coaching
12 5 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
13 4 (3.64%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) Perl
1 2 (1.82%) PHP
1 2 (1.82%) Python
1 2 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (57.27%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (50.00%) CCNP
3 24 (21.82%) CCNA
4 16 (14.55%) CCIE
5 15 (13.64%) JNCIP
6 6 (5.45%) MCSE
6 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.55%) Degree
7 5 (4.55%) MCP
7 5 (4.55%) MCSA
8 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) CCENT
9 1 (0.91%) CCSA
9 1 (0.91%) CISM
9 1 (0.91%) CISSP
9 1 (0.91%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.36%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) Cacti
2 11 (10.00%) Nagios
3 9 (8.18%) OpenNMS
3 9 (8.18%) Puppet
3 9 (8.18%) RANCID
3 9 (8.18%) SCCM
4 6 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.55%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.73%) TrustSec
7 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) Ansible
8 1 (0.91%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (83.64%) Cisco
2 67 (60.91%) Juniper
3 41 (37.27%) CheckPoint
4 22 (20.00%) F5
5 18 (16.36%) Blue Coat
5 18 (16.36%) Palo Alto
6 16 (14.55%) Ericsson
7 11 (10.00%) Huawei
7 11 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 10 (9.09%) IronPort
8 10 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 8 (7.27%) Polycom
9 8 (7.27%) Siemens
10 5 (4.55%) Brocade
10 5 (4.55%) Foundry
10 5 (4.55%) HP
10 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.55%) Redback
11 4 (3.64%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.73%) VMware