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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 503 513 545
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +32
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 457 496 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 376 396 283
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 419 £45,000 - 49
South East +6 134 £50,000 +25.00% 16
London 0 134 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Berkshire -14 58 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East of England -4 39 £42,500 +14.86% 3
City of London +20 37 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire +11 36 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Reading -28 35 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Surrey +18 29 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South West -6 23 £27,500 -50.00% 4
North West +7 22 £55,000 +29.41% 4
North Yorkshire +12 17 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 17 £58,750 +135.00% 1
Harrogate +1 16 £37,500 -
East Midlands +14 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Manchester +8 14 £55,000 +51.72% 3
Bristol -11 14 £19,500 -48.00% 2
West Midlands -32 14 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Bedfordshire +16 12 £52,500 +2.94%
Leeds +3 12 £37,500 -31.81% 1
West Yorkshire 0 12 £37,500 -27.88% 1
South Wales 0 11 £39,000 +13.04% 2
Wales -8 11 £39,000 +13.04% 2
Birmingham -24 11 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Chertsey - 11 £50,000 -
East Sussex +30 10 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire +18 10 £28,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 10 £42,500 -17.07% 3
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £31,708 -16.55% 1
Scotland -5 9 £42,500 -22.72% 3

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 439 (49.16%) Cisco
2 336 (37.63%) Firewall
3 320 (35.83%) Cisco Certification
4 297 (33.26%) WAN
5 288 (32.25%) Windows
6 267 (29.90%) LAN
7 247 (27.66%) CCNP
8 221 (24.75%) TCP/IP
9 215 (24.08%) BGP
10 195 (21.84%) SLA
11 189 (21.16%) VMware
12 187 (20.94%) DNS
13 179 (20.04%) OSPF
14 175 (19.60%) ITIL
15 173 (19.37%) Juniper
16 171 (19.15%) CCNA
17 168 (18.81%) MPLS
17 168 (18.81%) Wireless
18 164 (18.37%) Linux
19 163 (18.25%) Data Centre
20 162 (18.14%) Microsoft
21 156 (17.47%) MS Excel
22 154 (17.25%) Degree
23 153 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 147 (16.46%) Active Directory
25 146 (16.35%) F5
26 141 (15.79%) DHCP
27 139 (15.57%) VPN
28 134 (15.01%) Citrix
29 133 (14.89%) Telecoms

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 38 (4.26%) Lync
3 37 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (3.02%) IIS
5 26 (2.91%) Apache
6 19 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (1.90%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.56%) GroupWise
13 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.45%) CMS
15 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.34%) JBoss
16 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 156 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 63 (7.05%) MS Office
3 53 (5.94%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.11%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.78%) Office 365
2 7 (0.78%) IaaS
3 4 (0.45%) SaaS
4 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 336 (37.63%) Firewall
2 297 (33.26%) WAN
3 267 (29.90%) LAN
4 221 (24.75%) TCP/IP
5 215 (24.08%) BGP
6 187 (20.94%) DNS
7 179 (20.04%) OSPF
8 168 (18.81%) MPLS
8 168 (18.81%) Wireless
9 141 (15.79%) DHCP
10 139 (15.57%) VPN
11 130 (14.56%) VoIP
12 124 (13.89%) Network Security
13 114 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 114 (12.77%) EIGRP
14 104 (11.65%) Cisco ASA
15 93 (10.41%) Internet
16 75 (8.40%) SNMP
16 75 (8.40%) VLAN
17 71 (7.95%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.35%) MySQL
2 21 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 14 (1.57%) Firebird
5 9 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.56%) Redis
9 4 (0.45%) Big Data
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.22%) OLAP
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.78%) Subversion
4 5 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.34%) JIRA
7 2 (0.22%) Selenium
7 2 (0.22%) Xdebug
7 2 (0.22%) Behat
7 2 (0.22%) Ant
7 2 (0.22%) JUnit
7 2 (0.22%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.11%) GCC
General
1 133 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 114 (12.77%) Finance
3 28 (3.14%) Legal
4 24 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 24 (2.69%) Banking
4 24 (2.69%) Marketing
5 23 (2.58%) Retail
6 22 (2.46%) Electronics
7 15 (1.68%) Law
8 13 (1.46%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.12%) Back Office
10 9 (1.01%) Advertising
11 8 (0.90%) Automotive
12 7 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.67%) German Language
14 5 (0.56%) French Language
14 5 (0.56%) Front Office
15 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.45%) Billing
16 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 224 (25.08%) Network Engineer
2 127 (14.22%) Support Engineer
3 96 (10.75%) Analyst
4 74 (8.29%) Consultant
5 51 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 46 (5.15%) Software Engineer
7 45 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 45 (5.04%) Network Analyst
8 43 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 43 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 41 (4.59%) Network Consultant
10 38 (4.26%) Architect
11 36 (4.03%) IT Support
12 32 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 32 (3.58%) Support Analyst
13 30 (3.36%) Cisco Engineer
14 29 (3.25%) Administrator
15 28 (3.14%) Network Support
16 26 (2.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 24 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.14%) XML
1 37 (4.14%) SOAP
2 24 (2.69%) Web Services
2 24 (2.69%) HTML
2 24 (2.69%) CSS
3 20 (2.24%) .NET
4 14 (1.57%) Ext JS
5 13 (1.46%) jQuery
5 13 (1.46%) Middleware
6 12 (1.34%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.12%) J2EE
7 10 (1.12%) WCF
8 8 (0.90%) JSP
9 7 (0.78%) JDBC
9 7 (0.78%) XMPP
9 7 (0.78%) Java SE
9 7 (0.78%) REST
10 5 (0.56%) Dojo
10 5 (0.56%) RESTful
10 5 (0.56%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 163 (18.25%) Data Centre
2 72 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 59 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 59 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 18 (2.02%) Statistics
7 17 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 17 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 7 (0.78%) DTV
8 7 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 7 (0.78%) SecurID
8 7 (0.78%) HP Storage
9 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.56%) IVR
10 5 (0.56%) Tandem
11 4 (0.45%) CESG
11 4 (0.45%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 288 (32.25%) Windows
2 164 (18.37%) Linux
3 125 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (11.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (8.96%) Windows 7
6 63 (7.05%) UNIX
7 37 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (3.81%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.46%) Solaris
10 11 (1.23%) CentOS
10 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.67%) Android
12 5 (0.56%) VMS
12 5 (0.56%) NetWare
13 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (19.60%) ITIL
2 130 (14.56%) Service Delivery
3 106 (11.87%) Network Design
4 91 (10.19%) Load Balancing
5 78 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 64 (7.17%) Project Management
7 52 (5.82%) Change Management
7 52 (5.82%) Information Security
7 52 (5.82%) Change Control
8 50 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
8 50 (5.60%) Configuration Management
9 46 (5.15%) Software Engineering
10 44 (4.93%) Incident Management
11 32 (3.58%) Performance Management
11 32 (3.58%) Capacity Management
11 32 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
12 29 (3.25%) Mentoring
12 29 (3.25%) Service Management
13 27 (3.02%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (2.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.50%) SQL
2 50 (5.60%) Python
2 50 (5.60%) Perl
3 45 (5.04%) C++
4 44 (4.93%) Java
4 44 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.03%) PHP
6 35 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 33 (3.70%) C
8 16 (1.79%) C#
9 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.56%) Ruby
11 4 (0.45%) Korn
12 2 (0.22%) PHP5
12 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.22%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.22%) C-shell
13 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 320 (35.83%) Cisco Certification
2 247 (27.66%) CCNP
3 171 (19.15%) CCNA
4 154 (17.25%) Degree
5 54 (6.05%) CCDP
6 47 (5.26%) CCSE
6 47 (5.26%) CCSA
7 41 (4.59%) Security Cleared
8 39 (4.37%) CCIE
9 38 (4.26%) SC Cleared
10 31 (3.47%) Check Point Certification
11 29 (3.25%) JNCIP
12 26 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (2.13%) MCSE
14 15 (1.68%) CCSP
15 14 (1.57%) JNCIE
16 12 (1.34%) MCITP
17 10 (1.12%) PhD
18 9 (1.01%) MCTS
18 9 (1.01%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (21.84%) SLA
2 48 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.80%) QA
4 12 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.78%) COBIT
6 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 153 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (16.46%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.80%) XenApp
5 15 (1.68%) vSphere
6 14 (1.57%) XenServer
7 13 (1.46%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.56%) Firmware
9 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.45%) NFS
11 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.22%) vCloud
12 2 (0.22%) pfSense
12 2 (0.22%) Samba
12 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.22%) Squid
12 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (4.14%) Cacti
2 35 (3.92%) Nagios
3 26 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
4 24 (2.69%) SCCM
5 20 (2.24%) SCOM
5 20 (2.24%) CiscoWorks
6 18 (2.02%) HP NNM
6 18 (2.02%) OpenView
7 16 (1.79%) OpenNMS
7 16 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
8 13 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (1.46%) FortiGate
9 10 (1.12%) OPNET
10 8 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
10 8 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.78%) Netcool
11 7 (0.78%) Puppet
12 5 (0.56%) ARCserve
12 5 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 439 (49.16%) Cisco
2 189 (21.16%) VMware
3 173 (19.37%) Juniper
4 162 (18.14%) Microsoft
5 146 (16.35%) F5
6 134 (15.01%) Citrix
7 127 (14.22%) CheckPoint
8 76 (8.51%) HP
9 47 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 29 (3.25%) Oracle
11 28 (3.14%) Red Hat
11 28 (3.14%) Fortinet
12 25 (2.80%) Dell
13 24 (2.69%) Apple
14 23 (2.58%) Riverbed
15 19 (2.13%) NetApp
15 19 (2.13%) Remedy
16 18 (2.02%) CA
17 17 (1.90%) EMC
18 16 (1.79%) Avaya
York, Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market leading salary and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago