Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 152 190
Rank change year-on-year -72 +38 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 59 159 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 1.97% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.02% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 139 64
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,438
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.60% +10.50%
10th Percentile £19,500 £31,175 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,250 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%

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 6,895 7,875 6,676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.39% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,792 6,661 5,650
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,727
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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
Bolton +13 8 £21,000 -49.09% 2
Cheadle - 3 £25,000 - 1
Oldham +26 2 £18,500 -50.67% 6
Rochdale -9 2 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Wigan +13 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Network Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (93.22%) Cisco
2 44 (74.58%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (67.80%) CCNA
4 34 (57.63%) Firewall
5 22 (37.29%) Juniper
5 22 (37.29%) CCNP
6 21 (35.59%) LAN
7 20 (33.90%) WAN
8 19 (32.20%) Network Security
9 18 (30.51%) MPLS
10 16 (27.12%) VoIP
11 14 (23.73%) Windows
11 14 (23.73%) CheckPoint
11 14 (23.73%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (23.73%) Fortinet
12 13 (22.03%) Data Centre
13 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
13 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
13 11 (18.64%) Games
14 10 (16.95%) Ethernet
14 10 (16.95%) FortiGate
14 10 (16.95%) Meraki
15 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (15.25%) Retail
15 9 (15.25%) Wireless
16 8 (13.56%) BGP
16 8 (13.56%) Firmware
16 8 (13.56%) Cisco Prime
16 8 (13.56%) SLA
16 8 (13.56%) IPv4

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 (1.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (57.63%) Firewall
2 21 (35.59%) LAN
3 20 (33.90%) WAN
4 19 (32.20%) Network Security
5 18 (30.51%) MPLS
6 16 (27.12%) VoIP
7 14 (23.73%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (16.95%) Ethernet
9 9 (15.25%) Wireless
10 8 (13.56%) BGP
10 8 (13.56%) IPv4
10 8 (13.56%) IPv6
11 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.86%) VPN
12 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (10.17%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (6.78%) ADSL
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (5.08%) DSL
14 3 (5.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (18.64%) Games
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.25%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.56%) Network Design
2 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.08%) Change Control
3 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.08%) Network Management
3 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.39%) Change Management
4 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 1 (1.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.69%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.69%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) Perl
1 1 (1.69%) PHP
1 1 (1.69%) Python
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (74.58%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (67.80%) CCNA
3 22 (37.29%) CCNP
4 4 (6.78%) CCENT
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CCDP
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Firmware
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) FortiGate
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 55 (93.22%) Cisco
2 22 (37.29%) Juniper
3 14 (23.73%) CheckPoint
3 14 (23.73%) Fortinet
4 10 (16.95%) Meraki
5 8 (13.56%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.47%) F5
7 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) MikroTik
7 4 (6.78%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.39%) Arista
9 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.39%) Huawei
10 1 (1.69%) Aruba
10 1 (1.69%) Exinda
10 1 (1.69%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.69%) Openreach
10 1 (1.69%) Twitter