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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 515 461 452
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -9
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 426 561 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 335 436 401
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -59 389 £41,750 -7.22% 49
London +41 168 £48,000 -15.23% 13
South East -55 95 £40,000 -4.76% 14
City of London +20 61 £45,000 -21.73% 2
East of England +24 52 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Berkshire -12 33 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Surrey +2 29 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -11 25 £37,500 +8.69% 4
Bedfordshire +26 21 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Reading -11 21 £27,000 -40.33% 1
South West -40 19 £22,500 -46.42% 7
South Wales -4 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -6 15 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Wales -8 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North West -12 15 £33,500 -33.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +19 14 £41,250 -31.25%
Bedford +34 13 £49,250 -10.45% 1
West Yorkshire 0 13 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Leeds +9 12 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Manchester +3 12 £30,486 -39.02% 4
Bristol -5 12 £22,500 -42.01% 5
West Midlands -43 12 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Newport - 12 £40,000 -
Cambridge +15 11 £40,000 -33.33%
Essex +8 11 £41,250 +24.06%
Scotland +15 10 £37,500 -38.77% 4
Guildford +13 10 £40,000 -11.11%
South Yorkshire +7 10 £30,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £42,500 - 3
Sheffield +1 10 £30,000 -33.33%

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 452 (50.45%) Cisco
2 365 (40.74%) Firewall
3 353 (39.40%) Cisco Certification
4 280 (31.25%) CCNP
5 271 (30.25%) Windows
6 246 (27.46%) WAN
7 244 (27.23%) LAN
8 230 (25.67%) Wireless
9 212 (23.66%) ITIL
10 211 (23.55%) Juniper
11 197 (21.99%) BGP
12 183 (20.42%) SLA
13 181 (20.20%) CCNA
14 178 (19.87%) VPN
14 178 (19.87%) Microsoft
14 178 (19.87%) MPLS
15 176 (19.64%) TCP/IP
16 174 (19.42%) VMware
17 168 (18.75%) Degree
18 165 (18.42%) DNS
19 161 (17.97%) Linux
20 158 (17.63%) OSPF
21 154 (17.19%) Service Delivery
22 152 (16.96%) Active Directory
23 147 (16.41%) CheckPoint
24 146 (16.29%) Finance
25 142 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
26 141 (15.74%) Network Security
27 132 (14.73%) MS Excel
28 124 (13.84%) DHCP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 86 (9.60%) MS Exchange
2 24 (2.68%) Lync
3 23 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (2.57%) Apache
4 21 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (2.23%) IIS
6 17 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.34%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.00%) GroupWise
10 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.45%) Drupal
12 4 (0.45%) CMS
12 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.33%) Moodle
14 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 132 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.04%) MS Office
3 48 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.11%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.11%) assyst
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.90%) Office 365
2 15 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.12%) IaaS
4 8 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.56%) SaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 365 (40.74%) Firewall
2 246 (27.46%) WAN
3 244 (27.23%) LAN
4 230 (25.67%) Wireless
5 197 (21.99%) BGP
6 178 (19.87%) MPLS
6 178 (19.87%) VPN
7 176 (19.64%) TCP/IP
8 165 (18.42%) DNS
9 158 (17.63%) OSPF
10 141 (15.74%) Network Security
11 124 (13.84%) DHCP
12 120 (13.39%) VoIP
13 100 (11.16%) SNMP
13 100 (11.16%) EIGRP
14 97 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
15 96 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 79 (8.82%) IPsec
17 70 (7.81%) Internet
18 65 (7.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.12%) MySQL
4 15 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 14 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.00%) Firebird
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.45%) Redis
10 3 (0.33%) Big Data
10 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (0.89%) JUnit
1 8 (0.89%) Visual Studio
1 8 (0.89%) Subversion
2 7 (0.78%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.45%) JIRA
5 3 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.22%) Selenium
6 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.11%) Behat
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.11%) Ant
7 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 146 (16.29%) Finance
2 120 (13.39%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.69%) Banking
4 26 (2.90%) Marketing
5 24 (2.68%) Legal
6 22 (2.46%) Retail
7 20 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.45%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.23%) Back Office
10 11 (1.23%) Electronics
11 9 (1.00%) Advertising
12 8 (0.89%) Law
13 7 (0.78%) Automotive
14 5 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.45%) French Language
15 4 (0.45%) Front Office
16 3 (0.33%) Publishing
17 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 255 (28.46%) Network Engineer
2 111 (12.39%) Support Engineer
3 79 (8.82%) Consultant
4 59 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 55 (6.14%) Analyst
6 40 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (4.02%) Network Support
8 35 (3.91%) Network Specialist
9 33 (3.68%) Security Consultant
9 33 (3.68%) Architect
9 33 (3.68%) NOC Engineer
10 32 (3.57%) Network Consultant
10 32 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
11 28 (3.13%) Software Engineer
12 27 (3.01%) Service Manager
13 26 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
13 26 (2.90%) Administrator
14 24 (2.68%) Support Analyst
14 24 (2.68%) Network Security Consultant
15 23 (2.57%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.57%) XML
2 25 (2.79%) HTML
3 23 (2.57%) SOAP
4 20 (2.23%) CSS
5 19 (2.12%) Web Services
6 18 (2.01%) .NET
6 18 (2.01%) jQuery
7 13 (1.45%) JSP
8 11 (1.23%) J2EE
8 11 (1.23%) Middleware
9 9 (1.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.00%) Ext JS
10 8 (0.89%) WCF
10 8 (0.89%) REST
11 7 (0.78%) JSON
12 6 (0.67%) XMPP
13 5 (0.56%) Java SE
13 5 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (0.56%) CORBA
13 5 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 57 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.90%) Open Source
5 21 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 19 (2.12%) Thin Client
6 19 (2.12%) Fat Client
6 19 (2.12%) Statistics
7 14 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.78%) DTV
10 6 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.56%) IPTV
11 5 (0.56%) Tandem
11 5 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.45%) CESG
12 4 (0.45%) Clustering
12 4 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 271 (30.25%) Windows
2 161 (17.97%) Linux
3 118 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 50 (5.58%) UNIX
7 42 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (4.46%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.56%) Solaris
11 12 (1.34%) Android
11 12 (1.34%) CentOS
12 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.00%) NetWare
14 5 (0.56%) Debian
15 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.45%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (23.66%) ITIL
2 154 (17.19%) Service Delivery
3 98 (10.94%) Network Design
4 94 (10.49%) PRINCE2
5 92 (10.27%) Project Management
6 90 (10.04%) Load Balancing
7 72 (8.04%) Change Management
8 61 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 59 (6.58%) Incident Management
10 56 (6.25%) Change Control
11 47 (5.25%) Mentoring
12 46 (5.13%) Configuration Management
13 44 (4.91%) ITIL V3
14 41 (4.58%) Service Management
14 41 (4.58%) Software Engineering
15 40 (4.46%) Information Security
16 39 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
17 37 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
18 33 (3.68%) Asset Management
19 32 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.92%) SQL
2 47 (5.25%) Python
3 43 (4.80%) JavaScript
3 43 (4.80%) Perl
4 41 (4.58%) Java
5 39 (4.35%) C++
6 32 (3.57%) C
7 26 (2.90%) PHP
7 26 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.67%) C#
9 13 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.45%) PHP5
12 3 (0.33%) Korn
13 2 (0.22%) Ruby
14 1 (0.11%) XPath
14 1 (0.11%) JCL
14 1 (0.11%) VBScript
14 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 353 (39.40%) Cisco Certification
2 280 (31.25%) CCNP
3 181 (20.20%) CCNA
4 168 (18.75%) Degree
5 65 (7.25%) CCSE
6 62 (6.92%) CCIE
7 55 (6.14%) CCDP
8 42 (4.69%) CCSA
9 40 (4.46%) JNCIP
10 38 (4.24%) JNCIE
11 36 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (3.13%) Security Cleared
13 27 (3.01%) Check Point Certification
14 24 (2.68%) MCSE
15 23 (2.57%) HP ASE
15 23 (2.57%) HP MASE
16 21 (2.34%) SC Cleared
16 21 (2.34%) CCSP
17 20 (2.23%) MCSA
18 16 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (20.42%) SLA
2 64 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.57%) QA
4 14 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 12 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.56%) COBIT
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 2 (0.22%) GPG13
8 2 (0.22%) FISMA
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 152 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 142 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.46%) Firmware
5 19 (2.12%) XenApp
6 16 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.00%) NFS
10 8 (0.89%) vSphere
10 8 (0.89%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.67%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.33%) Squid
12 3 (0.33%) Samba
13 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.22%) XenServer
13 2 (0.22%) vCloud
13 2 (0.22%) pfSense
13 2 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (3.35%) SCCM
2 25 (2.79%) SCOM
3 22 (2.46%) Nagios
4 20 (2.23%) Cacti
5 19 (2.12%) OpenView
5 19 (2.12%) HP NNM
6 17 (1.90%) OPNET
7 16 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
8 14 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
10 9 (1.00%) Nessus
11 8 (0.89%) Netcool
11 8 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (0.89%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.78%) ARCserve
12 7 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.67%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.67%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 452 (50.45%) Cisco
2 211 (23.55%) Juniper
3 178 (19.87%) Microsoft
4 174 (19.42%) VMware
5 147 (16.41%) CheckPoint
6 124 (13.84%) F5
7 122 (13.62%) HP
8 120 (13.39%) Citrix
9 91 (10.16%) SolarWinds
10 42 (4.69%) Dell
11 40 (4.46%) Riverbed
12 35 (3.91%) Brocade
13 30 (3.35%) Red Hat
14 27 (3.01%) Oracle
15 26 (2.90%) Fortinet
16 22 (2.46%) SonicWALL
16 22 (2.46%) NetApp
17 19 (2.12%) CA
18 18 (2.01%) Barracuda Networks
19 17 (1.90%) Huawei
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40679.54 - £51773.96 per annum + £100K OTE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Barham Primary School
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-21,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Life cover, Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago