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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 547 502 557
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +55
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 391 499 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 336 417 264
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%

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
94169 96137 88067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.80% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 77699 76727 72090
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -52 352 £45,000 -5.26% 40
South East -10 114 £50,000 +23.99% 9
London -66 97 £49,500 -10.00% 14
East of England -27 48 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Berkshire -17 42 £67,500 +58.82% 5
Surrey +30 33 £47,500 +58.33% 2
South West -16 23 £31,000 -38.00% 2
North West +1 21 £40,000 - 4
Reading -13 19 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 18 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Hertfordshire -25 18 £43,750 +2.94% 3
West Midlands -28 18 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +21 15 £50,000 +23.99%
City of London -13 15 £48,500 -11.81% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 14 £40,000 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Milton Keynes -6 13 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North Yorkshire +15 12 £36,250 -21.19% 3
Manchester +5 12 £55,000 +41.02% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Wiltshire -3 12 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland +3 10 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Harrogate -7 10 £36,250 -21.19% 1
Birmingham -15 10 £54,500 +36.25%
Bristol -7 8 £27,500 -33.73% 1
South Wales -13 8 £43,250 +11.61% 1
Wales -13 8 £43,250 +11.61% 1
Chertsey - 8 £51,250 -
Oxfordshire +11 7 £28,500 -12.30%
Hemel Hempstead -10 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 441 (52.31%) Cisco
2 349 (41.40%) Firewall
3 340 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
4 305 (36.18%) WAN
5 285 (33.81%) LAN
6 262 (31.08%) Windows
7 251 (29.77%) CCNP
8 227 (26.93%) TCP/IP
9 226 (26.81%) BGP
10 202 (23.96%) OSPF
11 201 (23.84%) DNS
11 201 (23.84%) VMware
12 184 (21.83%) CCNA
13 175 (20.76%) ITIL
14 172 (20.40%) MPLS
14 172 (20.40%) Data Centre
15 170 (20.17%) Juniper
16 163 (19.34%) SLA
17 161 (19.10%) Linux
18 157 (18.62%) VPN
19 154 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 153 (18.15%) DHCP
21 151 (17.91%) F5
22 147 (17.44%) Wireless
23 145 (17.20%) Telecoms
23 145 (17.20%) Microsoft
24 140 (16.61%) MS Excel
25 136 (16.13%) VoIP
26 135 (16.01%) Active Directory
27 131 (15.54%) CheckPoint

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 76 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 39 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (4.15%) Lync
4 21 (2.49%) Apache
5 15 (1.78%) IIS
5 15 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.24%) JBoss
12 2 (0.24%) Drupal
12 2 (0.24%) Moodle
Applications
1 140 (16.61%) MS Excel
2 56 (6.64%) MS Office
3 50 (5.93%) MS Visio
4 27 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.71%) Office 365
4 5 (0.59%) SaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 349 (41.40%) Firewall
2 305 (36.18%) WAN
3 285 (33.81%) LAN
4 227 (26.93%) TCP/IP
5 226 (26.81%) BGP
6 202 (23.96%) OSPF
7 201 (23.84%) DNS
8 172 (20.40%) MPLS
9 157 (18.62%) VPN
10 153 (18.15%) DHCP
11 147 (17.44%) Wireless
12 136 (16.13%) VoIP
13 131 (15.54%) Network Security
14 126 (14.95%) EIGRP
15 109 (12.93%) Cisco ASA
16 99 (11.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 93 (11.03%) VLAN
18 88 (10.44%) Internet
19 87 (10.32%) Cisco IOS
20 66 (7.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.73%) MySQL
3 19 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.02%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.07%) Big Data
8 8 (0.95%) Firebird
9 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.47%) Redis
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.36%) OLAP
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.59%) JIRA
4 5 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.36%) Selenium
5 3 (0.36%) Subversion
6 2 (0.24%) Xdebug
6 2 (0.24%) Behat
6 2 (0.24%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.12%) GCC
7 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.12%) Ant
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 145 (17.20%) Telecoms
2 109 (12.93%) Finance
3 24 (2.85%) Electronics
4 23 (2.73%) Marketing
5 22 (2.61%) Legal
6 19 (2.25%) Banking
7 18 (2.14%) Retail
8 17 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.42%) Law
10 11 (1.30%) Back Office
11 10 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.07%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.83%) Advertising
14 6 (0.71%) Automotive
15 5 (0.59%) Front Office
15 5 (0.59%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.59%) Billing
16 4 (0.47%) German Language
17 3 (0.36%) French Language
18 2 (0.24%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 227 (26.93%) Network Engineer
2 102 (12.10%) Analyst
3 98 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 59 (7.00%) Consultant
5 51 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 48 (5.69%) Network Analyst
7 47 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 45 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 43 (5.10%) Network Consultant
10 37 (4.39%) IT Support
11 35 (4.15%) Administrator
12 33 (3.91%) Software Engineer
12 33 (3.91%) Architect
12 33 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
13 32 (3.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 32 (3.80%) Support Analyst
13 32 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 30 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
16 24 (2.85%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.56%) CSS
2 27 (3.20%) SOAP
2 27 (3.20%) 802.1X
3 25 (2.97%) XML
4 23 (2.73%) HTML
5 18 (2.14%) Web Services
6 13 (1.54%) .NET
7 9 (1.07%) jQuery
8 8 (0.95%) Ext JS
8 8 (0.95%) Dojo
8 8 (0.95%) Middleware
8 8 (0.95%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.83%) WCF
10 6 (0.71%) JDBC
10 6 (0.71%) JSP
11 5 (0.59%) J2EE
11 5 (0.59%) Java RMI
11 5 (0.59%) RESTful
11 5 (0.59%) REST
12 4 (0.47%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 172 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.42%) Statistics
6 12 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.07%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 8 (0.95%) User Experience
9 6 (0.71%) SecurID
10 5 (0.59%) PKI
10 5 (0.59%) IVR
10 5 (0.59%) DTV
10 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.59%) HP Storage
10 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.47%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 262 (31.08%) Windows
2 161 (19.10%) Linux
3 104 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (8.78%) UNIX
6 64 (7.59%) Windows 7
7 42 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (4.15%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.42%) CentOS
11 9 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.07%) Solaris
12 7 (0.83%) Android
13 5 (0.59%) VMS
14 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.12%) Debian
17 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (20.76%) ITIL
2 104 (12.34%) Network Design
3 102 (12.10%) Service Delivery
4 96 (11.39%) Load Balancing
5 66 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
7 58 (6.88%) Change Management
8 51 (6.05%) Information Security
9 44 (5.22%) Configuration Management
10 43 (5.10%) Project Management
11 37 (4.39%) Incident Management
11 37 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
12 36 (4.27%) Mentoring
13 34 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 33 (3.91%) Change Control
14 33 (3.91%) Problem Management
15 31 (3.68%) Capacity Management
15 31 (3.68%) Software Engineering
16 28 (3.32%) Performance Management
17 26 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (5.81%) SQL
2 48 (5.69%) Perl
3 42 (4.98%) Python
4 37 (4.39%) Java
5 29 (3.44%) C++
6 28 (3.32%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.08%) C
7 26 (3.08%) PHP
8 25 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.19%) C#
10 8 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.59%) Ruby
12 3 (0.36%) VB
12 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.24%) PHP5
14 1 (0.12%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.12%) C-shell
14 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 340 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (29.77%) CCNP
3 184 (21.83%) CCNA
4 123 (14.59%) Degree
5 64 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 51 (6.05%) SC Cleared
7 47 (5.58%) CCDP
8 44 (5.22%) CCSA
9 40 (4.74%) CCIE
10 37 (4.39%) CCSE
11 35 (4.15%) Check Point Certification
12 26 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (3.08%) JNCIP
13 19 (2.25%) MCSE
14 13 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.54%) MCITP
15 12 (1.42%) CISM
16 11 (1.30%) JNCIE
17 10 (1.19%) JNCIS
17 10 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (19.34%) SLA
2 34 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.85%) QA
4 16 (1.90%) JSP 440
5 15 (1.78%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.36%) COBIT
6 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 154 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (16.01%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.49%) XenApp
5 19 (2.25%) vSphere
6 18 (2.14%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.66%) XenServer
8 6 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.71%) vCloud
9 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.47%) Firmware
10 3 (0.36%) Snort
10 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.36%) NFS
11 2 (0.24%) Squid
11 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.24%) Samba
11 2 (0.24%) pfSense
12 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 28 (3.32%) Cacti
2 27 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (2.97%) Nagios
4 22 (2.61%) HP NNM
5 20 (2.37%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.14%) OpenNMS
7 15 (1.78%) SCCM
7 15 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
8 11 (1.30%) OpenView
8 11 (1.30%) Netcool
8 11 (1.30%) SCOM
9 10 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (1.07%) Puppet
11 7 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
12 6 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.59%) Ansible
13 5 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.59%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 441 (52.31%) Cisco
2 201 (23.84%) VMware
3 170 (20.17%) Juniper
4 151 (17.91%) F5
5 145 (17.20%) Microsoft
6 131 (15.54%) CheckPoint
7 107 (12.69%) Citrix
8 64 (7.59%) HP
9 42 (4.98%) SolarWinds
10 30 (3.56%) Oracle
10 30 (3.56%) Red Hat
11 29 (3.44%) Remedy
12 26 (3.08%) Fortinet
13 24 (2.85%) Apple
14 23 (2.73%) Avaya
15 18 (2.14%) NetApp
16 17 (2.02%) Nokia
16 17 (2.02%) Blue Coat
17 15 (1.78%) Riverbed
18 14 (1.66%) EMC
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
South East
HP
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
North London
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £31,804 - 35,494 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago