The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 134 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 92 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.18% 1.36% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.39% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 28
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.58%  

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 4124 3388 3249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.86% 98.12% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 2916 2705
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Stockport - 9 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale -1 8 £39,500 +23.43% 1
Salford - 5 £36,250 -
Bolton - 3 £41,250 -
Oldham - 1 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 122 (75.31%) Cisco
2 101 (62.35%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (62.35%) Firewall
3 95 (58.64%) CCNP
4 90 (55.56%) Juniper
5 68 (41.98%) MPLS
6 57 (35.19%) Active Directory
7 55 (33.95%) Windows
8 54 (33.33%) WAN
8 54 (33.33%) Network Security
9 53 (32.72%) LAN
9 53 (32.72%) CheckPoint
10 52 (32.10%) Windows Server
11 51 (31.48%) TCP/IP
12 47 (29.01%) Wireless
13 46 (28.40%) DNS
14 44 (27.16%) Telecoms
15 43 (26.54%) CCNA
16 42 (25.93%) Network Design
17 39 (24.07%) Network Management
17 39 (24.07%) ITIL
18 36 (22.22%) BGP
18 36 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
19 35 (21.60%) VPN
19 35 (21.60%) Palo Alto
20 34 (20.99%) Change Management
21 30 (18.52%) DHCP
22 29 (17.90%) F5
23 28 (17.28%) VLAN
23 28 (17.28%) Blue Coat

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 (0.62%) Apache
1 1 (0.62%) IIS
1 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.09%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (62.35%) Firewall
2 68 (41.98%) MPLS
3 54 (33.33%) Network Security
3 54 (33.33%) WAN
4 53 (32.72%) LAN
5 51 (31.48%) TCP/IP
6 47 (29.01%) Wireless
7 46 (28.40%) DNS
8 36 (22.22%) BGP
9 35 (21.60%) VPN
10 30 (18.52%) DHCP
11 28 (17.28%) Cisco Wireless
11 28 (17.28%) VLAN
12 27 (16.67%) Junos
13 24 (14.81%) SSL
14 23 (14.20%) Ethernet
15 22 (13.58%) OSPF
16 21 (12.96%) NetScaler
17 17 (10.49%) Internet
18 16 (9.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (27.16%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.88%) Finance
3 13 (8.02%) Legal
4 6 (3.70%) Law
5 5 (3.09%) Games
6 3 (1.85%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.58%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.88%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (8.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.32%) iPad
6 6 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.85%) Replication
7 3 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.95%) Windows
2 52 (32.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.17%) Linux
3 10 (6.17%) Unix
4 3 (1.85%) CentOS
4 3 (1.85%) Debian
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.93%) Network Design
2 39 (24.07%) ITIL
2 39 (24.07%) Network Management
3 36 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (20.99%) Change Management
5 27 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (16.67%) SIEM
5 27 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 23 (14.20%) Configuration Management
6 23 (14.20%) High Availability
7 21 (12.96%) Migration
8 19 (11.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (10.49%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (10.49%) Load Balancing
10 13 (8.02%) Statistics
11 12 (7.41%) Change Control
12 11 (6.79%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.17%) Service Management
14 8 (4.94%) WAN Optimisation
15 7 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.23%) C++
1 2 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (0.62%) C#
2 1 (0.62%) Go
2 1 (0.62%) PHP
2 1 (0.62%) Python
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (62.35%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (58.64%) CCNP
3 43 (26.54%) CCNA
4 23 (14.20%) CCIE
4 23 (14.20%) Degree
4 23 (14.20%) JNCIP
5 15 (9.26%) MCSA
5 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.64%) MCP
6 14 (8.64%) MCSE
7 6 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (1.85%) CCSA
9 2 (1.23%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.23%) CISM
9 2 (1.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CCDP
10 1 (0.62%) CCENT
10 1 (0.62%) CCSE
10 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 57 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (14.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (8.02%) Cacti
3 13 (8.02%) Nagios
4 11 (6.79%) OpenNMS
4 11 (6.79%) Puppet
4 11 (6.79%) RANCID
4 11 (6.79%) SCCM
5 9 (5.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.62%) Ansible
6 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 122 (75.31%) Cisco
2 90 (55.56%) Juniper
3 53 (32.72%) CheckPoint
4 35 (21.60%) Palo Alto
5 29 (17.90%) F5
6 28 (17.28%) Blue Coat
7 19 (11.73%) Ericsson
8 16 (9.88%) Riverbed
9 14 (8.64%) Fortinet
9 14 (8.64%) Huawei
10 12 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.56%) HP
12 8 (4.94%) VMware
13 5 (3.09%) Brocade
13 5 (3.09%) Foundry
13 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
14 4 (2.47%) Redback
15 3 (1.85%) IronPort
15 3 (1.85%) Polycom
15 3 (1.85%) Siemens
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