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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 487 532 431
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -101
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 489 370 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 416 284 498
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 2014. 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 +59 472 £49,000 +3.15% 67
London +42 167 £55,000 +10.00% 26
South East -13 110 £42,000 -6.66% 19
East of England +47 86 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Berkshire +28 69 £42,500 -20.93% 9
City of London +23 49 £55,750 -3.04% 10
Bedfordshire +25 38 £50,000 +66.66% 1
South West -10 36 £53,750 +7.50% 7
West Midlands +10 31 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Reading +12 30 £48,750 +39.28% 3
Hertfordshire +5 30 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Wiltshire +11 28 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 24 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Swindon +22 22 £48,750 +24.20% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 21 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Slough +18 20 £38,500 -30.00% 1
Cambridge +13 20 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 20 £50,000 +53.84%
Yorkshire -46 20 £33,750 +14.40% 4
Croydon 0 16 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Yorkshire -24 16 £33,750 +14.40% 3
North West -28 13 £41,929 -28.63% 1
Leeds -32 13 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Surrey -19 12 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Kent +2 11 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
South Wales +12 10 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Wales +11 10 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -24 10 £40,325 -42.39% 3
Watford - 10 £42,500 - 1

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 575 (55.93%) Cisco
2 418 (40.66%) Firewall
3 401 (39.01%) Cisco Certification
4 353 (34.34%) LAN
5 347 (33.75%) WAN
6 284 (27.63%) CCNP
7 256 (24.90%) ITIL
8 247 (24.03%) MPLS
9 237 (23.05%) OSPF
10 236 (22.96%) BGP
11 218 (21.21%) Finance
12 198 (19.26%) Juniper
13 196 (19.07%) Microsoft
14 195 (18.97%) CCNA
15 194 (18.87%) TCP/IP
16 193 (18.77%) Windows
17 184 (17.90%) CheckPoint
18 180 (17.51%) VPN
19 179 (17.41%) Wireless
20 173 (16.83%) Degree
20 173 (16.83%) Network Security
21 172 (16.73%) DNS
22 170 (16.54%) Linux
23 151 (14.69%) Telecoms
24 147 (14.30%) VoIP
25 137 (13.33%) SNMP
26 135 (13.13%) EIGRP
27 129 (12.55%) Internet
28 122 (11.87%) MS Excel
28 122 (11.87%) Network Design

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 53 (5.16%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.02%) Lync
3 30 (2.92%) WebSphere
4 26 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (1.56%) CMS
8 15 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.36%) Apache
10 9 (0.88%) Documentum
10 9 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.39%) IIS
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.29%) Confluence
13 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.29%) SAS
13 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 122 (11.87%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.68%) MS Office
3 42 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.75%) MS Project
5 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.097%) Magento
4 1 (0.097%) Shopify
4 1 (0.097%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.78%) SaaS
3 6 (0.58%) Office 365
4 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.097%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 418 (40.66%) Firewall
2 353 (34.34%) LAN
3 347 (33.75%) WAN
4 247 (24.03%) MPLS
5 237 (23.05%) OSPF
6 236 (22.96%) BGP
7 194 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 180 (17.51%) VPN
9 179 (17.41%) Wireless
10 173 (16.83%) Network Security
11 172 (16.73%) DNS
12 147 (14.30%) VoIP
13 137 (13.33%) SNMP
14 135 (13.13%) EIGRP
15 129 (12.55%) Internet
16 106 (10.31%) SSL
17 97 (9.44%) Cisco Nexus
18 95 (9.24%) Cisco ASA
19 87 (8.46%) IPsec
20 83 (8.07%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.95%) MySQL
3 18 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.19%) DTS
11 2 (0.19%) MS Access
11 2 (0.19%) HBase
12 1 (0.097%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.07%) JIRA
3 6 (0.58%) Maven
4 3 (0.29%) Subversion
4 3 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.29%) Selenium
4 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.19%) JUnit
5 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.097%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.097%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.097%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.097%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.097%) GDB
General
1 218 (21.21%) Finance
2 151 (14.69%) Telecoms
3 70 (6.81%) Legal
4 57 (5.54%) Retail
5 40 (3.89%) Billing
6 37 (3.60%) Banking
7 18 (1.75%) Front Office
7 18 (1.75%) Marketing
8 17 (1.65%) Advertising
9 15 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.97%) Games
12 8 (0.78%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.58%) Local Government
14 6 (0.58%) Law
14 6 (0.58%) Electronics
15 4 (0.39%) French Language
15 4 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 301 (29.28%) Network Engineer
2 97 (9.44%) Analyst
3 94 (9.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 84 (8.17%) Security Engineer
5 64 (6.23%) Architect
6 61 (5.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 44 (4.28%) Senior Security Engineer
8 43 (4.18%) Support Analyst
8 43 (4.18%) Support Engineer
9 40 (3.89%) Design Engineer
10 38 (3.70%) Network Analyst
11 36 (3.50%) Network Manager
12 32 (3.11%) Service Manager
12 32 (3.11%) Technical Support
13 31 (3.02%) Consultant
14 30 (2.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 30 (2.92%) Senior Design Engineer
15 29 (2.82%) Network Specialist
16 28 (2.72%) Transition Manager
16 28 (2.72%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.60%) SOAP
2 20 (1.95%) HTML
3 19 (1.85%) Middleware
4 15 (1.46%) CSS
4 15 (1.46%) Web Services
5 9 (0.88%) JMS
6 7 (0.68%) Java EE
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.49%) CGI
7 5 (0.49%) Hibernate
7 5 (0.49%) XML
7 5 (0.49%) .NET
7 5 (0.49%) J2EE
8 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.39%) GTK+
8 4 (0.39%) Dojo
8 4 (0.39%) Swing
8 4 (0.39%) Apache Camel
9 3 (0.29%) Spring
9 3 (0.29%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.81%) Management Information System
2 69 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.38%) Smartphone
5 44 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
6 34 (3.31%) Firmware
7 20 (1.95%) Open Source
8 16 (1.56%) Statistics
9 15 (1.46%) IPTV
9 15 (1.46%) Replication
10 13 (1.26%) CLARiiON
11 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.97%) Clustering
13 10 (0.97%) Equities
14 9 (0.88%) CESG
15 8 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.68%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 193 (18.77%) Windows
2 170 (16.54%) Linux
3 79 (7.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (5.64%) UNIX
4 58 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 33 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.07%) Solaris
8 11 (1.07%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.78%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.49%) VMS
11 4 (0.39%) Android
11 4 (0.39%) CentOS
11 4 (0.39%) Debian
11 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (24.90%) ITIL
2 122 (11.87%) Network Design
3 113 (10.99%) Service Delivery
4 88 (8.56%) Load Balancing
5 83 (8.07%) Project Management
6 81 (7.88%) Change Management
7 62 (6.03%) Change Control
8 56 (5.45%) Incident Management
9 53 (5.16%) Configuration Management
10 49 (4.77%) Migration
10 49 (4.77%) PRINCE2
11 48 (4.67%) Asset Management
11 48 (4.67%) ITIL V3
12 47 (4.57%) Service Management
12 47 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 46 (4.47%) Problem Management
13 46 (4.47%) Capacity Management
14 35 (3.40%) Mentoring
15 33 (3.21%) Release Management
16 32 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (9.92%) SQL
2 41 (3.99%) Python
3 38 (3.70%) Perl
4 32 (3.11%) Java
5 22 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.85%) C
7 16 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.46%) PHP
9 14 (1.36%) C++
10 7 (0.68%) C#
11 6 (0.58%) VBScript
12 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.19%) VBA
13 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.19%) AWK
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.19%) XPath
14 1 (0.097%) PHP5
14 1 (0.097%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 401 (39.01%) Cisco Certification
2 284 (27.63%) CCNP
3 195 (18.97%) CCNA
4 173 (16.83%) Degree
5 76 (7.39%) Security Cleared
6 45 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (4.28%) SC Cleared
8 43 (4.18%) MCSE
9 42 (4.09%) CCSA
10 34 (3.31%) CCIE
11 30 (2.92%) CCSE
12 25 (2.43%) JNCIP
13 20 (1.95%) CCDP
14 16 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.46%) CISSP
15 15 (1.46%) MCSA
16 14 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 12 (1.17%) JNCIS
18 12 (1.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (10.51%) SLA
2 40 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.36%) QA
4 13 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.68%) COBIT
6 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) GPG13
8 1 (0.097%) JTAG
8 1 (0.097%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.097%) TickIT
8 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 115 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 95 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.89%) vSphere
4 29 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 20 (1.95%) XenApp
7 18 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.46%) Hyper-V
9 13 (1.26%) UAG
9 13 (1.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 13 (1.26%) KVM
10 7 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.29%) NFS
11 3 (0.29%) XenServer
11 3 (0.29%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.097%) Samba
13 1 (0.097%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 54 (5.25%) CiscoWorks
2 52 (5.06%) HP NNM
3 32 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 23 (2.24%) SCCM
5 20 (1.95%) Nagios
6 19 (1.85%) SCOM
6 19 (1.85%) Zenoss
7 18 (1.75%) Netcool
8 17 (1.65%) OpenView
8 17 (1.65%) Cacti
9 16 (1.56%) Backup Exec
10 13 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
12 10 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.78%) WMI
13 8 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.58%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
15 5 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 575 (55.93%) Cisco
2 198 (19.26%) Juniper
3 196 (19.07%) Microsoft
4 184 (17.90%) CheckPoint
5 120 (11.67%) F5
6 115 (11.19%) VMware
7 114 (11.09%) HP
8 97 (9.44%) SolarWinds
9 62 (6.03%) Citrix
10 61 (5.93%) Red Hat
11 55 (5.35%) Oracle
12 31 (3.02%) Avaya
13 27 (2.63%) EMC
14 26 (2.53%) Aruba
15 25 (2.43%) Polycom
15 25 (2.43%) Blue Coat
15 25 (2.43%) Huawei
16 19 (1.85%) Fortinet
17 18 (1.75%) Riverbed
18 17 (1.65%) Dell
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benifits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum + comm
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: c45,000 - 50,000 + ex bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: ex Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago