The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 129 152 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 70 27 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.77% 0.80% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.82% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 20 49
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,590 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3818 3277 3602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.81% 97.56% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2721 2947
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 8 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
Stockport - 4 £32,500 -
Salford -6 2 - -
Oldham - 1 £37,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 99 (81.15%) Cisco
2 84 (68.85%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (66.39%) Firewall
4 78 (63.93%) CCNP
5 57 (46.72%) LAN
6 47 (38.52%) Juniper
7 45 (36.89%) WAN
7 45 (36.89%) Wireless
8 42 (34.43%) CCNA
9 39 (31.97%) DNS
10 38 (31.15%) MPLS
10 38 (31.15%) BGP
11 33 (27.05%) Telecoms
11 33 (27.05%) Network Security
11 33 (27.05%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (26.23%) CheckPoint
12 32 (26.23%) Windows
13 31 (25.41%) Network Management
14 29 (23.77%) Windows Server
14 29 (23.77%) Active Directory
15 28 (22.95%) TCP/IP
15 28 (22.95%) VPN
15 28 (22.95%) High Availability
16 26 (21.31%) OSPF
17 25 (20.49%) Cisco Wireless
18 22 (18.03%) Data Centre
18 22 (18.03%) DHCP
19 21 (17.21%) SSL
19 21 (17.21%) Network Design
20 20 (16.39%) F5

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.28%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (66.39%) Firewall
2 57 (46.72%) LAN
3 45 (36.89%) WAN
3 45 (36.89%) Wireless
4 39 (31.97%) DNS
5 38 (31.15%) BGP
5 38 (31.15%) MPLS
6 33 (27.05%) Network Security
7 28 (22.95%) TCP/IP
7 28 (22.95%) VPN
8 26 (21.31%) OSPF
9 25 (20.49%) Cisco Wireless
10 22 (18.03%) DHCP
11 21 (17.21%) SSL
12 18 (14.75%) Ethernet
13 17 (13.93%) VLAN
14 16 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (12.30%) EIGRP
16 14 (11.48%) Internet
16 14 (11.48%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 33 (27.05%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Law
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.05%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (18.03%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Windows
2 29 (23.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.28%) Unix
5 2 (1.64%) Linux
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) Network Management
2 28 (22.95%) High Availability
3 21 (17.21%) Network Design
4 19 (15.57%) ITIL
4 19 (15.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (13.93%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (13.11%) Migration
7 14 (11.48%) Change Management
8 12 (9.84%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.74%) Coaching
9 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.74%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.74%) SIEM
9 7 (5.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (4.92%) Service Management
11 5 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.10%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.28%) Information Security
12 4 (3.28%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (68.85%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (63.93%) CCNP
3 42 (34.43%) CCNA
4 19 (15.57%) CCIE
4 19 (15.57%) Degree
5 16 (13.11%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.46%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.46%) MCP
6 3 (2.46%) MCSA
6 3 (2.46%) MCSE
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.64%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.64%) CCSA
7 2 (1.64%) CISM
7 2 (1.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.82%) CCDP
8 1 (0.82%) CCSE
8 1 (0.82%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.82%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (23.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.74%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (14.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (8.20%) Cacti
4 9 (7.38%) Puppet
4 9 (7.38%) SCCM
5 8 (6.56%) Nagios
5 8 (6.56%) OpenNMS
5 8 (6.56%) RANCID
6 7 (5.74%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.82%) Ansible
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 99 (81.15%) Cisco
2 47 (38.52%) Juniper
3 32 (26.23%) CheckPoint
4 20 (16.39%) F5
4 20 (16.39%) Fortinet
5 18 (14.75%) Ericsson
6 17 (13.93%) VMware
7 14 (11.48%) Huawei
7 14 (11.48%) Palo Alto
8 8 (6.56%) HP
9 7 (5.74%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.92%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.92%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.10%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.28%) Brocade
12 4 (3.28%) Foundry
12 4 (3.28%) Sophos
12 4 (3.28%) ZyXEL
13 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.46%) Siemens
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