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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 510 513 585
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +72
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 447 465 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 373 383 259
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 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 29 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 +5 411 £45,000 -5.26% 49
South East +44 135 £50,000 +17.64% 19
London -4 126 £47,000 -11.32% 12
Berkshire +10 52 £65,000 +35.41% 5
East of England -14 43 £42,500 - 3
City of London +18 36 £46,000 -19.29% 2
Surrey +21 31 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +12 31 £37,500 -20.21% 2
Reading -1 30 £67,500 +35.00% 2
South West -19 24 £27,500 -42.10% 1
North West +17 21 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Hampshire +14 20 £50,000 +23.99% 4
West Midlands -37 17 £40,000 - 5
East Midlands +18 16 £33,354 +6.73% 4
North Yorkshire +7 16 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Manchester +17 15 £55,000 +56.02% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 15 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Harrogate -1 15 £37,500 +1.35%
Bedfordshire +5 14 £52,500 -4.97%
Bristol -6 13 £19,500 -48.00%
Birmingham -23 13 £40,000 - 2
Chertsey - 13 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 12 £52,500 +62.79% 1
Bedford +10 11 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes +5 11 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Oxfordshire +20 10 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Scotland +5 10 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Nottinghamshire - 9 £31,708 - 1
Cambridge +21 7 £45,000 +24.13%
Slough -3 7 - -

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 428 (49.25%) Cisco
2 335 (38.55%) Firewall
3 332 (38.20%) Cisco Certification
4 310 (35.67%) WAN
5 283 (32.57%) LAN
6 271 (31.19%) Windows
7 251 (28.88%) CCNP
8 215 (24.74%) TCP/IP
9 213 (24.51%) BGP
10 193 (22.21%) VMware
11 186 (21.40%) DNS
12 185 (21.29%) OSPF
13 180 (20.71%) CCNA
14 178 (20.48%) SLA
15 177 (20.37%) ITIL
16 168 (19.33%) Juniper
17 165 (18.99%) Data Centre
18 159 (18.30%) MPLS
19 157 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
20 154 (17.72%) Linux
20 154 (17.72%) MS Excel
21 153 (17.61%) Microsoft
22 148 (17.03%) Wireless
23 146 (16.80%) Degree
24 145 (16.69%) F5
25 142 (16.34%) VPN
26 141 (16.23%) DHCP
27 138 (15.88%) Active Directory
28 134 (15.42%) Telecoms
29 133 (15.30%) VoIP

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 78 (8.98%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (4.03%) Lync
4 23 (2.65%) Apache
5 22 (2.53%) IIS
6 15 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.69%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.46%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.35%) JBoss
14 3 (0.35%) CMS
15 2 (0.23%) Drupal
15 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 154 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 56 (6.44%) MS Office
3 49 (5.64%) MS Visio
4 28 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.81%) Office 365
4 5 (0.58%) SaaS
5 3 (0.35%) IaaS
5 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 335 (38.55%) Firewall
2 310 (35.67%) WAN
3 283 (32.57%) LAN
4 215 (24.74%) TCP/IP
5 213 (24.51%) BGP
6 186 (21.40%) DNS
7 185 (21.29%) OSPF
8 159 (18.30%) MPLS
9 148 (17.03%) Wireless
10 142 (16.34%) VPN
11 141 (16.23%) DHCP
12 133 (15.30%) VoIP
13 126 (14.50%) Network Security
14 114 (13.12%) EIGRP
15 110 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 99 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
17 95 (10.93%) Internet
18 84 (9.67%) VLAN
19 74 (8.52%) Cisco IOS
20 66 (7.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.53%) MySQL
3 21 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.07%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.27%) Firebird
5 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.46%) Redis
10 4 (0.46%) Big Data
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.35%) OLAP
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.81%) Subversion
4 6 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.46%) JIRA
6 4 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.23%) Ant
7 2 (0.23%) JUnit
7 2 (0.23%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) Xdebug
7 2 (0.23%) Behat
8 1 (0.12%) GCC
General
1 134 (15.42%) Telecoms
2 110 (12.66%) Finance
3 26 (2.99%) Legal
4 22 (2.53%) Electronics
4 22 (2.53%) Marketing
5 20 (2.30%) Retail
6 19 (2.19%) Banking
7 18 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.61%) Law
10 12 (1.38%) Back Office
11 8 (0.92%) Advertising
12 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.81%) Automotive
13 6 (0.69%) German Language
14 5 (0.58%) French Language
14 5 (0.58%) Front Office
14 5 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.58%) Billing
15 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 216 (24.86%) Network Engineer
2 113 (13.00%) Support Engineer
3 97 (11.16%) Analyst
4 73 (8.40%) Consultant
5 49 (5.64%) Network Analyst
6 48 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 45 (5.18%) Network Consultant
7 45 (5.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 43 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 38 (4.37%) Architect
10 37 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 35 (4.03%) IT Support
12 33 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 33 (3.80%) Cisco Engineer
13 32 (3.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 31 (3.57%) Administrator
15 28 (3.22%) Support Analyst
16 25 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
16 25 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.68%) SOAP
2 31 (3.57%) XML
3 26 (2.99%) CSS
4 24 (2.76%) HTML
4 24 (2.76%) 802.1X
5 22 (2.53%) Web Services
6 17 (1.96%) .NET
7 13 (1.50%) Middleware
8 11 (1.27%) jQuery
8 11 (1.27%) Ext JS
9 9 (1.04%) J2EE
9 9 (1.04%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.92%) WCF
11 7 (0.81%) JSP
11 7 (0.81%) REST
12 6 (0.69%) Dojo
12 6 (0.69%) Java SE
12 6 (0.69%) JDBC
13 5 (0.58%) Java RMI
13 5 (0.58%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 165 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 60 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 59 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.07%) Statistics
7 13 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 11 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 8 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.81%) SecurID
11 6 (0.69%) HP Storage
11 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.58%) IVR
12 5 (0.58%) Tandem
13 4 (0.46%) CESG
13 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.46%) User Experience
14 3 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 271 (31.19%) Windows
2 154 (17.72%) Linux
3 123 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (8.06%) Windows 7
6 68 (7.83%) UNIX
7 38 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.38%) Solaris
11 11 (1.27%) CentOS
12 8 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.81%) Android
14 6 (0.69%) VMS
15 4 (0.46%) NetWare
15 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
18 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (20.37%) ITIL
2 115 (13.23%) Service Delivery
3 111 (12.77%) Network Design
4 92 (10.59%) Load Balancing
5 71 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 55 (6.33%) Project Management
7 54 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
8 52 (5.98%) Information Security
9 50 (5.75%) Configuration Management
10 47 (5.41%) Change Management
11 42 (4.83%) Software Engineering
12 41 (4.72%) Incident Management
13 40 (4.60%) Change Control
14 34 (3.91%) Capacity Management
15 33 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
16 32 (3.68%) Service Management
17 30 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
18 29 (3.34%) Performance Management
19 28 (3.22%) Mentoring
20 26 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (7.02%) SQL
2 47 (5.41%) Perl
3 45 (5.18%) Java
4 44 (5.06%) Python
5 39 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.49%) C++
6 33 (3.80%) PHP
7 32 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 28 (3.22%) C
9 14 (1.61%) C#
10 8 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.58%) Ruby
13 4 (0.46%) Korn
14 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.23%) PHP5
15 2 (0.23%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.23%) C-shell
16 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 332 (38.20%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (28.88%) CCNP
3 180 (20.71%) CCNA
4 146 (16.80%) Degree
5 54 (6.21%) CCDP
6 50 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 45 (5.18%) CCSA
8 43 (4.95%) CCSE
9 40 (4.60%) SC Cleared
10 38 (4.37%) CCIE
11 32 (3.68%) Check Point Certification
12 31 (3.57%) JNCIP
13 26 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (2.19%) MCSE
15 16 (1.84%) CCSP
16 12 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.38%) MCITP
17 11 (1.27%) JNCIE
18 10 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (20.48%) SLA
2 42 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.99%) QA
4 20 (2.30%) JSP 440
5 15 (1.73%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.58%) COBIT
7 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 157 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (15.88%) Active Directory
3 44 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.76%) XenApp
5 15 (1.73%) vSphere
6 14 (1.61%) XenServer
7 11 (1.27%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.46%) Firmware
9 4 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.35%) Snort
10 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.23%) vCloud
11 2 (0.23%) pfSense
11 2 (0.23%) Squid
11 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.23%) Samba
12 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 31 (3.57%) Cacti
2 29 (3.34%) Nagios
3 27 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
4 21 (2.42%) SCCM
5 19 (2.19%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.07%) CiscoWorks
7 17 (1.96%) SCOM
7 17 (1.96%) HP NNM
7 17 (1.96%) OpenNMS
8 16 (1.84%) OpenView
9 10 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (1.04%) Puppet
11 8 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.69%) Netcool
14 5 (0.58%) ARCserve
14 5 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
14 5 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
14 5 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 428 (49.25%) Cisco
2 193 (22.21%) VMware
3 168 (19.33%) Juniper
4 153 (17.61%) Microsoft
5 145 (16.69%) F5
6 126 (14.50%) CheckPoint
7 120 (13.81%) Citrix
8 70 (8.06%) HP
9 41 (4.72%) SolarWinds
10 30 (3.45%) Oracle
11 28 (3.22%) Fortinet
12 26 (2.99%) Red Hat
13 24 (2.76%) Apple
13 24 (2.76%) Remedy
14 20 (2.30%) NetApp
15 19 (2.19%) CA
15 19 (2.19%) Avaya
16 17 (1.96%) Dell
16 17 (1.96%) EMC
17 16 (1.84%) Riverbed
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 10 hours ago
Merseyside
Merseytravel
Salary: From £33,886 to £37,033 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
HP
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LSL Property Services
Salary: very competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum Oncall & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago