The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Rochdale during the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester / Rochdale
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 16.67% 13.73% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 13.73% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -21.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 36 51 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 40
Median salary £46,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £54,000 £55,000
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 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 24 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 Rochdale region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Broadband
1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
1 14 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) TACACS
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 12 (85.71%) JNCIP
2 12 (85.71%) Huawei
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) CCNP
2 12 (85.71%) Network Management
2 12 (85.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (71.43%) MRTG
3 10 (71.43%) SCCM
3 10 (71.43%) Puppet
3 10 (71.43%) RANCID
3 10 (71.43%) SNMP
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) Nagios
3 10 (71.43%) Cacti
3 10 (71.43%) OpenNMS
3 10 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms

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 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) Broadband
1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) TACACS
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) MRTG
3 10 (71.43%) SNMP
3 10 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) ICMP
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Network Management
2 10 (71.43%) Change Management
2 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CCNP
2 12 (85.71%) JNCIP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Cacti
1 10 (71.43%) Nagios
1 10 (71.43%) OpenNMS
1 10 (71.43%) Puppet
1 10 (71.43%) RANCID
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 14 (100.00%) Juniper
2 12 (85.71%) Huawei
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) Foundry
3 2 (14.29%) Redback
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: Up to £39k + 15% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 3 days ago