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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 507 535 422
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -113
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 439 371 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.43% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 341 256 462
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +50 394 £45,000 -1.63% 54
London +38 150 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East -19 103 £55,000 +23.59% 12
City of London +26 57 £55,000 +1.85% 6
East of England +30 54 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Berkshire +5 39 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Reading +24 26 £37,500 -31.81% 4
Bedfordshire +25 24 £46,500 +3.33% 1
South West +4 24 £55,000 +36.64% 7
North West -5 23 £35,000 -30.00% 4
West Midlands -21 23 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Manchester +1 17 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Surrey -17 17 £60,000 +44.57%
Buckinghamshire +7 16 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Yorkshire -38 16 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Scotland +18 14 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Cambridgeshire +15 14 £37,500 +33.92% 5
Cambridge +11 13 £37,500 -6.83% 5
Bristol +10 12 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Aberdeen - 12 £37,500 - 3
Birmingham +4 11 £21,500 -60.90% 2
Hertfordshire -4 11 £42,500 -5.55%
South Wales -11 11 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Wales -13 11 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -17 11 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Essex - 10 £46,250 -
Belfast - 9 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 9 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £45,000 -
High Wycombe +7 8 £42,500 +1.19%

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 494 (52.67%) Cisco
2 396 (42.22%) Firewall
3 384 (40.94%) Cisco Certification
4 293 (31.24%) CCNP
5 271 (28.89%) LAN
6 267 (28.46%) WAN
7 245 (26.12%) Windows
8 244 (26.01%) ITIL
9 234 (24.95%) Wireless
10 221 (23.56%) Juniper
11 213 (22.71%) BGP
12 208 (22.17%) VPN
13 204 (21.75%) CCNA
14 203 (21.64%) Microsoft
15 200 (21.32%) MPLS
16 190 (20.26%) Network Security
17 187 (19.94%) TCP/IP
18 181 (19.30%) Linux
19 178 (18.98%) OSPF
20 177 (18.87%) Degree
21 167 (17.80%) DNS
22 166 (17.70%) CheckPoint
22 166 (17.70%) Finance
23 162 (17.27%) SLA
24 161 (17.16%) VMware
25 158 (16.84%) Active Directory
26 144 (15.35%) Service Delivery
27 127 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
28 126 (13.43%) VoIP
28 126 (13.43%) MS Excel

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 83 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.09%) Lync
3 22 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (1.92%) Apache
5 17 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.28%) IIS
10 7 (0.75%) CMS
11 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.53%) Documentum
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.43%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.43%) JBoss
13 4 (0.43%) Confluence
13 4 (0.43%) Drupal
14 3 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 126 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 79 (8.42%) MS Office
3 47 (5.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.53%) MS Project
5 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.21%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.67%) Office 365
2 16 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.07%) SaaS
4 7 (0.75%) IaaS
4 7 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 396 (42.22%) Firewall
2 271 (28.89%) LAN
3 267 (28.46%) WAN
4 234 (24.95%) Wireless
5 213 (22.71%) BGP
6 208 (22.17%) VPN
7 200 (21.32%) MPLS
8 190 (20.26%) Network Security
9 187 (19.94%) TCP/IP
10 178 (18.98%) OSPF
11 167 (17.80%) DNS
12 126 (13.43%) VoIP
13 113 (12.05%) Cisco ASA
14 108 (11.51%) DHCP
15 105 (11.19%) EIGRP
16 101 (10.77%) SNMP
17 82 (8.74%) SSL
17 82 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 78 (8.32%) IPsec
19 75 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.13%) MySQL
3 14 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.07%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.53%) Firebird
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.21%) Big Data
10 1 (0.11%) Redis
10 1 (0.11%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) HBase
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.96%) JIRA
2 9 (0.96%) JUnit
3 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.75%) Maven
4 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.53%) Subversion
5 4 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.43%) Selenium
6 3 (0.32%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 166 (17.70%) Finance
2 102 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 51 (5.44%) Banking
4 37 (3.94%) Legal
5 22 (2.35%) Retail
6 21 (2.24%) Marketing
7 16 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.49%) Advertising
9 12 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.07%) Electronics
11 7 (0.75%) Front Office
11 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.64%) Automotive
13 5 (0.53%) Law
13 5 (0.53%) Back Office
14 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.32%) Publishing
16 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.21%) Games
17 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 291 (31.02%) Network Engineer
2 80 (8.53%) Support Engineer
3 68 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 60 (6.40%) Consultant
5 52 (5.54%) Analyst
6 44 (4.69%) Security Engineer
7 38 (4.05%) Service Manager
7 38 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 36 (3.84%) Network Support
9 33 (3.52%) Network Specialist
10 31 (3.30%) NOC Engineer
10 31 (3.30%) Network Support Engineer
11 28 (2.99%) Architect
11 28 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 28 (2.99%) Security Consultant
12 27 (2.88%) Transition Manager
13 26 (2.77%) Administrator
13 26 (2.77%) Cisco Engineer
14 25 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (2.45%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.56%) HTML
2 23 (2.45%) SOAP
3 22 (2.35%) CSS
4 21 (2.24%) XML
5 20 (2.13%) Web Services
6 17 (1.81%) jQuery
7 14 (1.49%) .NET
8 9 (0.96%) J2EE
8 9 (0.96%) JSP
9 8 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.85%) Java EE
10 7 (0.75%) WCF
10 7 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (0.64%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.64%) JMS
11 6 (0.64%) CGI
11 6 (0.64%) Java SE
12 5 (0.53%) Ext JS
12 5 (0.53%) JSON
12 5 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.06%) Management Information System
2 72 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 50 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.20%) Open Source
5 29 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
6 22 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 18 (1.92%) Statistics
8 17 (1.81%) Thin Client
8 17 (1.81%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.49%) IPTV
10 7 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.75%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.64%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.53%) DTV
12 5 (0.53%) Clustering
12 5 (0.53%) Equities
12 5 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 245 (26.12%) Windows
2 181 (19.30%) Linux
3 91 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (6.61%) Windows 7
6 50 (5.33%) UNIX
7 41 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (3.52%) Windows 8
9 24 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.39%) Android
12 9 (0.96%) Solaris
13 8 (0.85%) Debian
13 8 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.75%) CentOS
15 4 (0.43%) NetWare
15 4 (0.43%) Scientific Linux
15 4 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (26.01%) ITIL
2 144 (15.35%) Service Delivery
3 98 (10.45%) Project Management
3 98 (10.45%) Load Balancing
4 97 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 91 (9.70%) Change Management
6 84 (8.96%) Network Design
7 63 (6.72%) Incident Management
8 62 (6.61%) Change Control
9 59 (6.29%) ITIL V3
9 59 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 57 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 49 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
12 47 (5.01%) Configuration Management
12 47 (5.01%) Service Management
13 37 (3.94%) Software Engineering
14 36 (3.84%) Asset Management
15 33 (3.52%) Information Security
15 33 (3.52%) Migration
16 31 (3.30%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (9.06%) SQL
2 53 (5.65%) Python
3 46 (4.90%) Perl
4 41 (4.37%) Java
5 38 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.62%) C
7 28 (2.99%) C++
8 18 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 18 (1.92%) PHP
9 15 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.07%) C#
12 5 (0.53%) PHP5
13 3 (0.32%) XPath
13 3 (0.32%) VBScript
14 1 (0.11%) VB
14 1 (0.11%) JCL
14 1 (0.11%) Korn
14 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 384 (40.94%) Cisco Certification
2 293 (31.24%) CCNP
3 204 (21.75%) CCNA
4 177 (18.87%) Degree
5 70 (7.46%) CCIE
6 63 (6.72%) CCSE
7 59 (6.29%) Security Cleared
8 47 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (5.01%) CCDP
9 40 (4.26%) JNCIE
10 36 (3.84%) SC Cleared
11 35 (3.73%) MCSE
12 34 (3.62%) CCSA
13 33 (3.52%) JNCIP
14 28 (2.99%) MCSA
15 24 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
16 23 (2.45%) PMP
16 23 (2.45%) PMI Certification
16 23 (2.45%) MCITP
17 22 (2.35%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (17.27%) SLA
2 66 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.45%) QA
4 22 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.75%) COBIT
7 4 (0.43%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.43%) GPG13
8 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 158 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 127 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (2.88%) vSphere
5 27 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 24 (2.56%) Firmware
7 23 (2.45%) VMware ESX
8 19 (2.03%) XenApp
9 8 (0.85%) NFS
10 6 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.64%) KVM
11 5 (0.53%) UAG
12 4 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.21%) XenServer
13 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (3.30%) HP NNM
2 28 (2.99%) SCCM
3 26 (2.77%) CiscoWorks
4 25 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 22 (2.35%) SCOM
5 22 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 21 (2.24%) Cacti
7 19 (2.03%) Nagios
8 18 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
9 14 (1.49%) Zenoss
9 14 (1.49%) OPNET
10 13 (1.39%) OpenView
11 11 (1.17%) Netcool
12 9 (0.96%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.96%) Nessus
13 8 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
13 8 (0.85%) RANCID
14 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
15 6 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 494 (52.67%) Cisco
2 221 (23.56%) Juniper
3 203 (21.64%) Microsoft
4 166 (17.70%) CheckPoint
5 161 (17.16%) VMware
6 119 (12.69%) HP
6 119 (12.69%) SolarWinds
6 119 (12.69%) F5
7 79 (8.42%) Citrix
8 41 (4.37%) Riverbed
9 40 (4.26%) Dell
10 37 (3.94%) Red Hat
11 31 (3.30%) Brocade
12 30 (3.20%) Oracle
13 25 (2.67%) EMC
14 23 (2.45%) Blue Coat
15 22 (2.35%) Polycom
16 21 (2.24%) Avaya
16 21 (2.24%) NetApp
17 20 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £35k - £40k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £78000.00 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
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40 – 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £36k - 39k per year + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c50-70,000 + Massive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago