The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Rochdale during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Manchester / Rochdale
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 15.38% - 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% - 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £40,000 - £41,000
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 Rochdale. 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
Rochdale
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39 46 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 45
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £52,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Rochdale

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Rochdale.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Rochdale

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Rochdale region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Juniper
3 18 (90.00%) Firewall
4 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (85.00%) CCNP
4 17 (85.00%) DNS
5 15 (75.00%) LAN
5 15 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (70.00%) BGP
6 14 (70.00%) TACACS
6 14 (70.00%) Ethernet
6 14 (70.00%) Ericsson
6 14 (70.00%) Internet
7 12 (60.00%) Broadband
7 12 (60.00%) MPLS
7 12 (60.00%) JNCIP
7 12 (60.00%) Huawei
7 12 (60.00%) PCI DSS
7 12 (60.00%) Network Management
7 12 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (40.00%) Change Management
9 8 (40.00%) CCNA
9 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (40.00%) Nagios
9 8 (40.00%) SNMP
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) Puppet
9 8 (40.00%) MRTG

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) DNS
3 15 (75.00%) LAN
3 15 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (70.00%) BGP
4 14 (70.00%) Ethernet
4 14 (70.00%) Internet
4 14 (70.00%) TACACS
5 12 (60.00%) Broadband
5 12 (60.00%) MPLS
6 8 (40.00%) MRTG
6 8 (40.00%) SNMP
7 2 (10.00%) ICMP
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Network Management
2 8 (40.00%) Change Management
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Coaching
3 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (85.00%) CCNP
3 12 (60.00%) JNCIP
4 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Cacti
1 8 (40.00%) Nagios
1 8 (40.00%) OpenNMS
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
1 8 (40.00%) RANCID
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) Ericsson
4 12 (60.00%) Huawei
5 5 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Brocade
6 2 (10.00%) Foundry
6 2 (10.00%) Redback
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft