The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 513 431 472
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +41
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 428 659 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.67% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 338 504 395
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK.

Network Management Salary Trend in the UK

Network Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Network Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -106 396 £42,500 -5.55% 53
London -1 163 £45,000 -16.66% 13
South East -78 106 £40,000 -4.76% 18
City of London +23 52 £35,500 -38.52% 6
East of England +17 47 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Berkshire -42 42 £39,000 -15.21% 7
Surrey +10 29 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire -11 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Reading -46 27 £33,250 -29.25% 5
Wales +3 19 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South Wales 0 19 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -14 19 £45,000 +71.42% 2
South West -41 19 £21,375 -50.29% 5
Bedfordshire +29 18 £47,500 -6.86% 2
West Yorkshire +22 18 £37,500 -42.30% 1
North West -1 18 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Leeds +15 17 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £45,000 -29.41% 2
Manchester +3 13 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Newport - 12 £40,000 - 1
Bedford +46 11 £51,750 -1.42% 2
Bristol -2 11 £19,500 -44.28% 2
Guildford +22 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridge +17 9 £45,000 -29.41%
Essex +10 8 £28,000 -15.78% 1
Hertfordshire -21 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Midlands -46 8 £40,000 +14.28%
East Sussex -12 7 £27,000 - 2
East Midlands +2 6 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Lewes -2 6 £27,000 - 1

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Network Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Management.

1 454 (52.36%) Cisco
2 353 (40.72%) Firewall
3 339 (39.10%) Cisco Certification
4 278 (32.06%) Windows
5 274 (31.60%) CCNP
6 243 (28.03%) WAN
7 235 (27.10%) LAN
8 217 (25.03%) Wireless
9 211 (24.34%) BGP
10 202 (23.30%) ITIL
11 195 (22.49%) Juniper
12 189 (21.80%) SLA
13 187 (21.57%) VMware
14 178 (20.53%) MPLS
15 176 (20.30%) CCNA
16 175 (20.18%) TCP/IP
17 171 (19.72%) Microsoft
18 168 (19.38%) VPN
19 166 (19.15%) OSPF
20 161 (18.57%) Linux
21 160 (18.45%) DNS
22 156 (17.99%) Active Directory
23 151 (17.42%) Degree
24 148 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
25 145 (16.72%) Service Delivery
26 140 (16.15%) CheckPoint
27 138 (15.92%) MS Excel
28 135 (15.57%) Citrix
28 135 (15.57%) Network Security
29 134 (15.46%) Finance

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Network Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 89 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.81%) Lync
3 29 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (2.65%) Apache
5 22 (2.54%) IIS
6 19 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.04%) GroupWise
10 5 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.46%) CMS
11 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.23%) Moodle
13 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 138 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 70 (8.07%) MS Office
3 52 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.12%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.65%) Office 365
2 15 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.92%) IaaS
4 4 (0.46%) SaaS
5 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 353 (40.72%) Firewall
2 243 (28.03%) WAN
3 235 (27.10%) LAN
4 217 (25.03%) Wireless
5 211 (24.34%) BGP
6 178 (20.53%) MPLS
7 175 (20.18%) TCP/IP
8 168 (19.38%) VPN
9 166 (19.15%) OSPF
10 160 (18.45%) DNS
11 135 (15.57%) Network Security
12 130 (14.99%) DHCP
13 117 (13.49%) VoIP
14 113 (13.03%) EIGRP
15 108 (12.46%) Cisco ASA
16 101 (11.65%) Cisco Nexus
17 94 (10.84%) SNMP
18 76 (8.77%) IPsec
19 67 (7.73%) Internet
20 62 (7.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 13 (1.50%) MySQL
4 13 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.38%) Firebird
6 8 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.46%) Redis
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.23%) Big Data
12 2 (0.23%) OLAP
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 8 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.81%) Subversion
3 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.12%) Behat
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.12%) Ant
6 1 (0.12%) JUnit
6 1 (0.12%) Selenium
6 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 134 (15.46%) Finance
2 126 (14.53%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.27%) Banking
4 26 (3.00%) Marketing
5 24 (2.77%) Retail
5 24 (2.77%) Legal
5 24 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.61%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.38%) Back Office
7 12 (1.38%) Electronics
8 7 (0.81%) Automotive
8 7 (0.81%) Law
8 7 (0.81%) Advertising
9 5 (0.58%) Front Office
9 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.46%) French Language
11 3 (0.35%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 246 (28.37%) Network Engineer
2 120 (13.84%) Support Engineer
3 80 (9.23%) Consultant
4 62 (7.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 59 (6.81%) Analyst
6 41 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (4.38%) Network Support
8 34 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
8 34 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 33 (3.81%) Network Consultant
10 32 (3.69%) Security Consultant
10 32 (3.69%) Network Support Engineer
11 31 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 31 (3.58%) Architect
12 26 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 26 (3.00%) Cisco Engineer
12 26 (3.00%) Network Specialist
13 25 (2.88%) Support Analyst
14 23 (2.65%) Network Security Consultant
14 23 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.04%) XML
2 25 (2.88%) SOAP
3 21 (2.42%) Web Services
4 18 (2.08%) HTML
4 18 (2.08%) .NET
5 12 (1.38%) CSS
5 12 (1.38%) Ext JS
6 11 (1.27%) J2EE
6 11 (1.27%) JSP
6 11 (1.27%) Middleware
7 9 (1.04%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.04%) jQuery
8 8 (0.92%) WCF
9 7 (0.81%) REST
10 6 (0.69%) XMPP
11 5 (0.58%) Java SE
11 5 (0.58%) Dojo
11 5 (0.58%) CORBA
12 4 (0.46%) JMX
12 4 (0.46%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 54 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.88%) Open Source
5 22 (2.54%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.42%) Thin Client
6 21 (2.42%) Fat Client
7 20 (2.31%) Statistics
8 12 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.92%) CESG
11 7 (0.81%) DTV
12 6 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.69%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.58%) SCADA
13 5 (0.58%) Tandem
13 5 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (0.46%) Clustering
14 4 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 278 (32.06%) Windows
2 161 (18.57%) Linux
3 118 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (9.34%) Windows 7
6 42 (4.84%) UNIX
7 38 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (3.69%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.61%) Solaris
10 11 (1.27%) CentOS
11 10 (1.15%) Android
11 10 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.04%) NetWare
12 9 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.58%) Debian
14 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.12%) VMS
16 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (23.30%) ITIL
2 145 (16.72%) Service Delivery
3 102 (11.76%) Network Design
4 89 (10.27%) Load Balancing
5 83 (9.57%) Project Management
6 71 (8.19%) PRINCE2
7 66 (7.61%) Incident Management
8 64 (7.38%) Change Management
8 64 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (5.77%) Change Control
10 46 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 45 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 43 (4.96%) Configuration Management
13 41 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
14 37 (4.27%) Information Security
15 36 (4.15%) Service Management
15 36 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
16 33 (3.81%) ITIL V3
17 32 (3.69%) Asset Management
18 28 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (8.77%) SQL
2 51 (5.88%) Python
3 46 (5.31%) Perl
4 45 (5.19%) C++
5 37 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 35 (4.04%) Java
6 35 (4.04%) C
7 29 (3.34%) Shell Script
8 27 (3.11%) PHP
9 15 (1.73%) C#
10 8 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.35%) Korn
13 2 (0.23%) Ruby
13 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.12%) VBScript
14 1 (0.12%) PHP5
14 1 (0.12%) JCL
14 1 (0.12%) AWK
14 1 (0.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 339 (39.10%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (31.60%) CCNP
3 176 (20.30%) CCNA
4 151 (17.42%) Degree
5 63 (7.27%) CCSE
6 54 (6.23%) CCIE
7 53 (6.11%) CCDP
8 45 (5.19%) CCSA
9 39 (4.50%) JNCIP
9 39 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (4.38%) Security Cleared
11 35 (4.04%) JNCIE
12 31 (3.58%) SC Cleared
13 26 (3.00%) MCSE
14 25 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
15 19 (2.19%) HP ASE
15 19 (2.19%) HP MASE
16 18 (2.08%) MCITP
17 17 (1.96%) MCSA
18 14 (1.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (21.80%) SLA
2 66 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.85%) QA
4 13 (1.50%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.46%) COBIT
8 2 (0.23%) HL7
8 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) GPG13
8 2 (0.23%) FISMA
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 156 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 148 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (7.73%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.77%) XenApp
5 16 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.61%) Firmware
7 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.04%) vSphere
10 8 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.35%) XenServer
14 2 (0.23%) NFS
14 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.23%) Squid
14 2 (0.23%) Samba
14 2 (0.23%) pfSense
15 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (4.15%) SCCM
2 29 (3.34%) SCOM
3 24 (2.77%) Cacti
3 24 (2.77%) Nagios
4 23 (2.65%) OpenView
5 17 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
5 17 (1.96%) OPNET
6 16 (1.85%) HP NNM
7 15 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
9 12 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (1.38%) Cisco IPCC
10 11 (1.27%) Netcool
10 11 (1.27%) OpenNMS
11 9 (1.04%) Nessus
11 9 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (0.92%) ARCserve
13 6 (0.69%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.69%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 454 (52.36%) Cisco
2 195 (22.49%) Juniper
3 187 (21.57%) VMware
4 171 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 140 (16.15%) CheckPoint
6 135 (15.57%) Citrix
7 128 (14.76%) F5
8 104 (12.00%) HP
9 73 (8.42%) SolarWinds
10 40 (4.61%) Dell
11 34 (3.92%) Riverbed
12 31 (3.58%) Brocade
13 27 (3.11%) Fortinet
13 27 (3.11%) Red Hat
14 23 (2.65%) SonicWALL
15 21 (2.42%) Oracle
16 20 (2.31%) CA
17 18 (2.08%) Huawei
18 17 (1.96%) NetApp
18 17 (1.96%) Nokia
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + on call allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott and May
Salary: £60k-£70k + 20% bonus + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Damco Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago