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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 496 536 420
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -116
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 478 352 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.32% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.41% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 398 266 513
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +78 447 £47,500 +2.70% 55
London +36 170 £55,000 +10.00% 14
South East -6 101 £40,325 -3.98% 12
East of England +47 71 £44,000 +35.38% 10
Berkshire +21 61 £42,500 -15.00% 6
City of London +8 53 £56,500 +0.44% 4
West Midlands +40 42 £40,000 +28.00% 5
Reading +29 35 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire +24 33 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Birmingham - 32 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +14 27 £50,000 +66.66% 5
South West 0 23 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 18 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Wiltshire +2 17 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire -38 17 £45,000 +52.54% 4
Swindon +14 16 £48,750 +17.46%
North West -21 16 £40,000 -17.94% 5
Slough +15 15 £35,000 -33.64% 1
Wales +7 15 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South Wales +2 15 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Croydon +9 14 £32,500 -31.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £50,000 -23.07% 1
West Yorkshire -25 14 £48,250 +63.55% 3
Cambridge +9 13 £50,000 -23.07%
Hampshire -17 12 £40,325 -24.97% 1
Manchester -8 11 £39,000 -16.12% 2
Leeds -21 11 £42,500 +100.00% 1
Watford - 11 £42,500 -
Kent -3 10 £36,500 -2.66%
Scotland -11 10 £47,500 +15.15%

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 596 (55.08%) Cisco
2 467 (43.16%) Firewall
3 391 (36.14%) LAN
3 391 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
4 373 (34.47%) WAN
5 274 (25.32%) CCNP
5 274 (25.32%) ITIL
6 250 (23.11%) MPLS
7 246 (22.74%) OSPF
8 237 (21.90%) BGP
9 235 (21.72%) Finance
10 223 (20.61%) Windows
11 216 (19.96%) DNS
12 210 (19.41%) TCP/IP
12 210 (19.41%) Microsoft
13 209 (19.32%) CheckPoint
14 189 (17.47%) CCNA
15 184 (17.01%) Juniper
16 181 (16.73%) Wireless
17 177 (16.36%) Linux
18 176 (16.27%) VPN
19 172 (15.90%) Telecoms
20 160 (14.79%) Internet
21 159 (14.70%) Degree
22 158 (14.60%) Network Security
23 150 (13.86%) SNMP
24 146 (13.49%) VoIP
25 144 (13.31%) Network Design
26 135 (12.48%) EIGRP
27 131 (12.11%) F5

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 75 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 38 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (3.05%) Lync
4 18 (1.66%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (1.48%) CMS
7 12 (1.11%) Apache
8 9 (0.83%) IIS
8 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.37%) Documentum
12 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.18%) SAS
14 2 (0.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 123 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 81 (7.49%) MS Office
3 37 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.57%) MS Project
5 16 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.092%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.092%) Shopify
4 1 (0.092%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.092%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.83%) Office 365
3 8 (0.74%) SaaS
4 7 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.092%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 467 (43.16%) Firewall
2 391 (36.14%) LAN
3 373 (34.47%) WAN
4 250 (23.11%) MPLS
5 246 (22.74%) OSPF
6 237 (21.90%) BGP
7 216 (19.96%) DNS
8 210 (19.41%) TCP/IP
9 181 (16.73%) Wireless
10 176 (16.27%) VPN
11 160 (14.79%) Internet
12 158 (14.60%) Network Security
13 150 (13.86%) SNMP
14 146 (13.49%) VoIP
15 135 (12.48%) EIGRP
16 111 (10.26%) DHCP
17 107 (9.89%) SSL
18 103 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
19 90 (8.32%) Cisco ASA
20 88 (8.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.59%) MySQL
3 18 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.55%) DTS
8 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.55%) MS Access
8 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.18%) HBase
13 1 (0.092%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (0.65%) JIRA
2 6 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.092%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.092%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.092%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.092%) Subversion
5 1 (0.092%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.092%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.092%) GDB
General
1 235 (21.72%) Finance
2 172 (15.90%) Telecoms
3 65 (6.01%) Legal
4 61 (5.64%) Retail
5 51 (4.71%) Billing
6 32 (2.96%) Banking
7 19 (1.76%) Front Office
8 15 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.29%) Advertising
9 14 (1.29%) Marketing
10 11 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.92%) Games
12 9 (0.83%) Law
12 9 (0.83%) Local Government
13 8 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.55%) Electronics
14 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.46%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 308 (28.47%) Network Engineer
2 119 (11.00%) Analyst
3 93 (8.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 92 (8.50%) Security Engineer
5 74 (6.84%) Architect
6 62 (5.73%) Network Security Engineer
7 52 (4.81%) Senior Security Engineer
8 50 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 50 (4.62%) Support Engineer
9 44 (4.07%) Design Engineer
10 43 (3.97%) Network Analyst
11 40 (3.70%) Network Manager
12 36 (3.33%) Consultant
13 35 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
14 34 (3.14%) Technical Support
15 33 (3.05%) Service Manager
15 33 (3.05%) IP Engineer
15 33 (3.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 32 (2.96%) Security Analyst
16 32 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.97%) SOAP
2 24 (2.22%) HTML
3 22 (2.03%) Middleware
4 17 (1.57%) CSS
5 14 (1.29%) Web Services
6 9 (0.83%) .NET
7 6 (0.55%) ODBC
7 6 (0.55%) JMS
8 5 (0.46%) XML
8 5 (0.46%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.46%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.37%) Dojo
10 3 (0.28%) jQuery
10 3 (0.28%) JSON
10 3 (0.28%) JDBC
10 3 (0.28%) Ajax
11 2 (0.18%) CGI
11 2 (0.18%) LAMP
11 2 (0.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.21%) Management Information System
2 54 (4.99%) Smartphone
2 54 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.07%) Firmware
4 40 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (2.31%) Statistics
6 18 (1.66%) Replication
7 15 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 13 (1.20%) CLARiiON
9 12 (1.11%) Open Source
9 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.02%) Clustering
10 11 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.92%) IPTV
11 10 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.83%) CESG
13 8 (0.74%) Equities
13 8 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 223 (20.61%) Windows
2 177 (16.36%) Linux
3 90 (8.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (6.38%) UNIX
5 66 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 55 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 18 (1.66%) Solaris
11 12 (1.11%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.83%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.55%) CentOS
14 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.37%) Android
14 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.28%) VMS
15 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (25.32%) ITIL
2 144 (13.31%) Network Design
3 114 (10.54%) Service Delivery
4 106 (9.80%) Load Balancing
5 103 (9.52%) Project Management
6 75 (6.93%) Change Management
6 75 (6.93%) Change Control
7 66 (6.10%) Service Management
8 57 (5.27%) Migration
9 56 (5.18%) Incident Management
10 55 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 52 (4.81%) Capacity Management
12 47 (4.34%) Problem Management
12 47 (4.34%) Asset Management
13 46 (4.25%) PRINCE2
14 44 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
16 39 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
17 35 (3.23%) ITIL V3
18 34 (3.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (9.70%) SQL
2 46 (4.25%) Perl
3 40 (3.70%) Python
4 28 (2.59%) Java
5 25 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 18 (1.66%) C
7 18 (1.66%) PHP
8 14 (1.29%) C++
9 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.74%) C#
10 8 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.55%) VBA
12 5 (0.46%) Ruby
13 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.37%) VBScript
14 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.18%) AWK
15 1 (0.092%) LotusScript
15 1 (0.092%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 391 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (25.32%) CCNP
3 189 (17.47%) CCNA
4 159 (14.70%) Degree
5 65 (6.01%) Security Cleared
6 58 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (4.99%) CCSA
8 53 (4.90%) MCSE
9 33 (3.05%) CCIE
10 32 (2.96%) SC Cleared
11 30 (2.77%) CCSE
12 25 (2.31%) CISSP
13 21 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.94%) MCSA
13 21 (1.94%) CCDP
14 20 (1.85%) JNCIP
15 16 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.48%) MCP
16 14 (1.29%) CCIP
17 13 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (9.52%) SLA
2 48 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.83%) QA
3 9 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.46%) COBIT
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.18%) GPG13
7 1 (0.092%) JTAG
7 1 (0.092%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.092%) TickIT
7 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.092%) WAI
System Software
1 126 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 110 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.44%) vSphere
4 30 (2.77%) XenApp
5 28 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 22 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 21 (1.94%) VMware ESX
9 17 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.29%) KVM
11 13 (1.20%) UAG
11 13 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.37%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.28%) XenServer
13 3 (0.28%) NFS
14 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.092%) Samba
15 1 (0.092%) Snort
Systems Management
1 64 (5.91%) CiscoWorks
2 54 (4.99%) HP NNM
3 29 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 26 (2.40%) SCCM
5 23 (2.13%) Netcool
6 20 (1.85%) OpenView
6 20 (1.85%) Nagios
7 18 (1.66%) SCOM
7 18 (1.66%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.48%) Zenoss
9 15 (1.39%) Cacti
10 13 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (0.92%) WMI
12 9 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
12 9 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.65%) WSUS
14 7 (0.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 7 (0.65%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 596 (55.08%) Cisco
2 210 (19.41%) Microsoft
3 209 (19.32%) CheckPoint
4 184 (17.01%) Juniper
5 131 (12.11%) F5
6 130 (12.01%) VMware
7 126 (11.65%) HP
8 93 (8.60%) Citrix
9 92 (8.50%) SolarWinds
10 61 (5.64%) Red Hat
11 60 (5.55%) Oracle
12 33 (3.05%) Blue Coat
13 30 (2.77%) Aruba
14 27 (2.50%) BT
15 26 (2.40%) Avaya
16 22 (2.03%) EMC
17 21 (1.94%) Huawei
17 21 (1.94%) Infoblox
18 20 (1.85%) Polycom
19 19 (1.76%) NetApp
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Bedfordshire
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