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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 484 527 442
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -85
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 489 372 587
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 419 284 486
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%

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
93462 86186 90741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74810 70720 76392
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 2 October 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 +65 476 £47,500 - 67
London +25 173 £55,000 +10.00% 21
South East -5 113 £42,000 -16.00% 21
East of England +41 81 £50,000 +53.84% 6
Berkshire +25 67 £42,500 -20.93% 14
City of London +13 46 £55,000 -4.34% 9
South West +15 40 £53,750 +7.50% 8
Bedfordshire - 34 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire +20 31 £51,250 -4.65% 1
Hertfordshire +3 28 £50,000 +66.66% 3
West Midlands +4 26 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Reading +15 25 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Swindon +25 24 £50,000 +27.38% 1
Slough +20 23 £42,000 -21.86% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 22 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Birmingham +4 22 £40,000 -46.66%
Cambridge +5 21 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Yorkshire -47 21 £32,500 +10.16% 6
Hemel Hempstead -2 19 £50,000 +66.66%
Croydon +1 16 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Yorkshire -36 16 £32,500 +10.16% 3
Surrey -23 15 £32,500 -
Leeds -29 14 £32,500 +0.77% 2
North West -27 13 £56,929 -8.91% 1
Hampshire -19 12 £40,325 -42.39% 2
Kent -12 10 £48,750 +30.00% 4
Manchester -13 10 £80,000 +68.42%
Luton - 9 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 9 £50,000 -
Watford - 9 £42,500 - 1

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 549 (55.57%) Cisco
2 397 (40.18%) Firewall
3 394 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
4 342 (34.62%) LAN
5 337 (34.11%) WAN
6 277 (28.04%) CCNP
7 233 (23.58%) ITIL
8 230 (23.28%) MPLS
8 230 (23.28%) OSPF
9 226 (22.87%) BGP
10 201 (20.34%) Finance
11 193 (19.53%) CCNA
12 190 (19.23%) Juniper
13 189 (19.13%) Microsoft
14 188 (19.03%) Windows
15 185 (18.72%) TCP/IP
16 183 (18.52%) VPN
17 180 (18.22%) Wireless
18 179 (18.12%) Network Security
19 173 (17.51%) CheckPoint
20 169 (17.11%) Linux
21 167 (16.90%) Degree
22 165 (16.70%) DNS
23 138 (13.97%) VoIP
24 136 (13.77%) Telecoms
25 130 (13.16%) EIGRP
26 127 (12.85%) SNMP
27 115 (11.64%) VMware
28 112 (11.34%) MS Excel
28 112 (11.34%) F5

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 54 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.94%) Lync
3 25 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 21 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (1.72%) CMS
6 16 (1.62%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.62%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.42%) Apache
8 9 (0.91%) Documentum
9 7 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.30%) Confluence
12 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.30%) IIS
12 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 112 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 76 (7.69%) MS Office
3 40 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.21%) MS Project
5 6 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
4 1 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.91%) SaaS
3 6 (0.61%) Office 365
4 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.20%) IaaS
5 2 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 397 (40.18%) Firewall
2 342 (34.62%) LAN
3 337 (34.11%) WAN
4 230 (23.28%) MPLS
4 230 (23.28%) OSPF
5 226 (22.87%) BGP
6 185 (18.72%) TCP/IP
7 183 (18.52%) VPN
8 180 (18.22%) Wireless
9 179 (18.12%) Network Security
10 165 (16.70%) DNS
11 138 (13.97%) VoIP
12 130 (13.16%) EIGRP
13 127 (12.85%) SNMP
14 111 (11.23%) Internet
15 102 (10.32%) SSL
16 98 (9.92%) Cisco ASA
17 94 (9.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 91 (9.21%) IPsec
19 86 (8.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.02%) MySQL
3 18 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.20%) HBase
11 1 (0.10%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.10%) Firebird
11 1 (0.10%) BODI
11 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.21%) JIRA
3 7 (0.71%) Maven
4 4 (0.40%) Subversion
4 4 (0.40%) Selenium
4 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.30%) JUnit
5 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.10%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.10%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.10%) GDB
General
1 201 (20.34%) Finance
2 136 (13.77%) Telecoms
3 69 (6.98%) Legal
4 47 (4.76%) Retail
5 38 (3.85%) Banking
6 30 (3.04%) Billing
7 17 (1.72%) Marketing
7 17 (1.72%) Front Office
8 15 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.52%) Advertising
9 10 (1.01%) Games
9 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.61%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) Law
13 5 (0.51%) Local Government
14 4 (0.40%) French Language
14 4 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 301 (30.47%) Network Engineer
2 90 (9.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 88 (8.91%) Analyst
4 79 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 62 (6.28%) Architect
6 61 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 42 (4.25%) Support Engineer
8 41 (4.15%) Support Analyst
9 39 (3.95%) Senior Security Engineer
10 37 (3.74%) Network Analyst
11 34 (3.44%) Design Engineer
12 33 (3.34%) Network Manager
13 30 (3.04%) Technical Support
14 29 (2.94%) Service Manager
14 29 (2.94%) Consultant
15 28 (2.83%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 28 (2.83%) Infrastructure Technician
16 27 (2.73%) Technical Architect
16 27 (2.73%) Team Leader
17 26 (2.63%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.34%) SOAP
2 22 (2.23%) HTML
3 19 (1.92%) Middleware
4 16 (1.62%) CSS
5 15 (1.52%) Web Services
6 10 (1.01%) JMS
7 8 (0.81%) Java EE
8 6 (0.61%) Hibernate
8 6 (0.61%) CGI
8 6 (0.61%) XML
8 6 (0.61%) J2EE
9 5 (0.51%) .NET
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.51%) Apache Camel
10 4 (0.40%) Swing
10 4 (0.40%) GTK+
10 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (0.40%) Spring
10 4 (0.40%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.29%) Management Information System
2 70 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 64 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.15%) Video Conferencing
5 32 (3.24%) Smartphone
6 20 (2.02%) Open Source
7 17 (1.72%) Statistics
8 15 (1.52%) IPTV
9 14 (1.42%) Replication
10 13 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 13 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.21%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.01%) Equities
14 8 (0.81%) CESG
14 8 (0.81%) Clustering
15 7 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.71%) EqualLogic
15 7 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 188 (19.03%) Windows
2 169 (17.11%) Linux
3 74 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (5.57%) UNIX
6 52 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 31 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.01%) Solaris
11 10 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.51%) VMS
14 4 (0.40%) Android
14 4 (0.40%) CentOS
14 4 (0.40%) Debian
14 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.20%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (23.58%) ITIL
2 108 (10.93%) Network Design
3 101 (10.22%) Service Delivery
4 82 (8.30%) Load Balancing
5 79 (8.00%) Project Management
6 77 (7.79%) Change Management
7 63 (6.38%) Change Control
8 56 (5.67%) Incident Management
9 53 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 53 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 47 (4.76%) Asset Management
11 46 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 44 (4.45%) Problem Management
13 43 (4.35%) ITIL V3
13 43 (4.35%) Service Management
14 40 (4.05%) Migration
14 40 (4.05%) Capacity Management
15 36 (3.64%) Mentoring
16 34 (3.44%) Release Management
17 33 (3.34%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (9.51%) SQL
2 40 (4.05%) Python
3 37 (3.74%) Perl
4 34 (3.44%) Java
5 24 (2.43%) JavaScript
6 20 (2.02%) C
7 16 (1.62%) PHP
7 16 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.42%) C++
9 7 (0.71%) C#
10 6 (0.61%) VBScript
11 3 (0.30%) XPath
12 2 (0.20%) PHP5
12 2 (0.20%) AWK
12 2 (0.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.10%) Korn
13 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 394 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (28.04%) CCNP
3 193 (19.53%) CCNA
4 167 (16.90%) Degree
5 75 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 43 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 42 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (4.05%) MCSE
9 37 (3.74%) CCSA
10 34 (3.44%) CCIE
11 28 (2.83%) CCSE
12 26 (2.63%) JNCIP
13 23 (2.33%) CCDP
14 15 (1.52%) MCSA
14 15 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.52%) PMP
14 15 (1.52%) PMI Certification
15 14 (1.42%) CISSP
15 14 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (10.73%) SLA
2 42 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.72%) QA
5 8 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.71%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) GPG13
8 1 (0.10%) JTAG
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.10%) TickIT
8 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 109 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 93 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.95%) vSphere
4 29 (2.94%) Firmware
5 28 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (2.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 19 (1.92%) XenApp
8 18 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.52%) Hyper-V
10 13 (1.32%) UAG
10 13 (1.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 11 (1.11%) KVM
12 6 (0.61%) NFS
12 6 (0.61%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.30%) XenServer
15 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.10%) vCloud
16 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (4.76%) HP NNM
2 42 (4.25%) CiscoWorks
3 31 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (2.13%) Nagios
5 20 (2.02%) SCCM
6 19 (1.92%) Zenoss
7 18 (1.82%) Cacti
8 16 (1.62%) SCOM
9 14 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 14 (1.42%) OpenView
10 13 (1.32%) Netcool
10 13 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (1.21%) Cisco IPCC
12 11 (1.11%) Backup Exec
13 10 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (0.81%) FortiGate
14 8 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
15 6 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
15 6 (0.61%) WMI
15 6 (0.61%) RANCID
Vendors
1 549 (55.57%) Cisco
2 190 (19.23%) Juniper
3 189 (19.13%) Microsoft
4 173 (17.51%) CheckPoint
5 115 (11.64%) VMware
6 112 (11.34%) F5
7 106 (10.73%) HP
8 105 (10.63%) SolarWinds
9 60 (6.07%) Citrix
9 60 (6.07%) Red Hat
10 54 (5.47%) Oracle
11 32 (3.24%) Avaya
12 29 (2.94%) EMC
13 26 (2.63%) Aruba
14 25 (2.53%) Huawei
15 22 (2.23%) Polycom
16 21 (2.13%) Blue Coat
17 18 (1.82%) Fortinet
17 18 (1.82%) Dell
18 17 (1.72%) Riverbed
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Premier IT
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension scheme, par
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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City, London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £45,000 - £50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + uncapped commission
Posted: Yesterday
UK
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Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
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Salary: Competitive depending on experience
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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