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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 481 541 429
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -112
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 480 372 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.42% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 384 255 483
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,550 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +51 442 £43,000 -14.00% 42
London +49 173 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South East +5 115 £43,000 -18.86% 14
Berkshire +11 51 £42,500 -22.72% 6
City of London +34 50 £52,500 - 2
East of England +12 44 £45,000 +50.00% 7
South West +15 38 £55,000 +57.14% 6
West Midlands -2 29 £40,000 -13.51% 3
North West -25 24 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Bedfordshire +26 22 £50,000 -18.36% 3
Reading +14 22 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Birmingham +7 20 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Surrey +4 17 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Manchester -11 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wiltshire +5 16 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire -47 15 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Bristol +7 13 £55,000 +113.59% 4
Scotland +17 12 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -23 12 £60,000 +20.60% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 11 £37,500 +33.92%
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £48,750 +15.38% 3
Aberdeen - 11 £37,500 -
Cambridge +2 10 £31,250 +11.60%
Hertfordshire -7 10 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bracknell -12 10 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds -23 10 £35,000 -7.89% 2
West Yorkshire -25 10 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Wales +10 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South Wales +6 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Slough +2 9 £42,000 -20.00% 1

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 517 (53.69%) Cisco
2 417 (43.30%) Cisco Certification
3 410 (42.58%) Firewall
4 309 (32.09%) CCNP
5 277 (28.76%) LAN
5 277 (28.76%) WAN
6 246 (25.55%) ITIL
7 233 (24.20%) Windows
8 230 (23.88%) Wireless
9 226 (23.47%) Juniper
10 222 (23.05%) VPN
11 219 (22.74%) CCNA
11 219 (22.74%) BGP
12 211 (21.91%) MPLS
13 204 (21.18%) Microsoft
14 202 (20.98%) Network Security
15 194 (20.15%) Linux
15 194 (20.15%) OSPF
16 186 (19.31%) TCP/IP
17 183 (19.00%) Degree
18 179 (18.59%) CheckPoint
19 176 (18.28%) Finance
20 164 (17.03%) DNS
21 163 (16.93%) VMware
22 148 (15.37%) SLA
23 140 (14.54%) Active Directory
24 139 (14.43%) Service Delivery
25 130 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
26 125 (12.98%) VoIP
26 125 (12.98%) F5

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (8.10%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.01%) Lync
3 19 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.66%) Apache
6 15 (1.56%) CMS
7 13 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.35%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.73%) IIS
9 7 (0.73%) Documentum
10 6 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.42%) Confluence
12 4 (0.42%) Drupal
12 4 (0.42%) JBoss
13 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.31%) GroupWise
Applications
1 118 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.00%) MS Office
3 49 (5.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.62%) MS Project
5 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.21%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.10%) Shopify
2 1 (0.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.28%) Office 365
2 15 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.04%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 410 (42.58%) Firewall
2 277 (28.76%) LAN
2 277 (28.76%) WAN
3 230 (23.88%) Wireless
4 222 (23.05%) VPN
5 219 (22.74%) BGP
6 211 (21.91%) MPLS
7 202 (20.98%) Network Security
8 194 (20.15%) OSPF
9 186 (19.31%) TCP/IP
10 164 (17.03%) DNS
11 125 (12.98%) VoIP
12 124 (12.88%) Cisco ASA
13 110 (11.42%) EIGRP
14 108 (11.21%) DHCP
15 98 (10.18%) SNMP
16 89 (9.24%) Cisco Nexus
17 83 (8.62%) SSL
18 81 (8.41%) SAN
19 78 (8.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.39%) MySQL
3 15 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.21%) Firebird
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.21%) HBase
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
10 1 (0.10%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.14%) JIRA
3 9 (0.93%) JUnit
4 7 (0.73%) Maven
5 5 (0.52%) Subversion
5 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.42%) Selenium
6 4 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.10%) GDB
General
1 176 (18.28%) Finance
2 101 (10.49%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.19%) Banking
4 45 (4.67%) Legal
5 18 (1.87%) Retail
5 18 (1.87%) Marketing
6 15 (1.56%) Advertising
7 12 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.25%) Front Office
8 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.73%) Electronics
9 7 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 5 (0.52%) Law
11 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.42%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 3 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 299 (31.05%) Network Engineer
2 72 (7.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 61 (6.33%) Support Engineer
4 59 (6.13%) Analyst
4 59 (6.13%) Security Engineer
5 51 (5.30%) Consultant
6 46 (4.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 38 (3.95%) Service Manager
7 38 (3.95%) Network Specialist
8 37 (3.84%) Architect
9 31 (3.22%) Support Analyst
9 31 (3.22%) Network Support
10 30 (3.12%) Security Consultant
11 27 (2.80%) Transition Manager
11 27 (2.80%) Infrastructure Technician
12 26 (2.70%) NOC Engineer
12 26 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
12 26 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (2.60%) Administrator
14 23 (2.39%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.60%) HTML
2 24 (2.49%) CSS
3 17 (1.77%) SOAP
4 16 (1.66%) Web Services
5 14 (1.45%) XML
5 14 (1.45%) jQuery
6 9 (0.93%) JSP
6 9 (0.93%) Middleware
7 8 (0.83%) .NET
7 8 (0.83%) J2EE
7 8 (0.83%) Java EE
8 7 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (0.62%) Hibernate
9 6 (0.62%) JMS
9 6 (0.62%) CGI
10 5 (0.52%) Java SE
10 5 (0.52%) JSON
10 5 (0.52%) Lucene
10 5 (0.52%) RESTful
10 5 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.31%) Management Information System
2 77 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 55 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
5 30 (3.12%) Open Source
6 20 (2.08%) Statistics
7 15 (1.56%) IPTV
7 15 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.25%) Thin Client
8 12 (1.25%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.04%) CLARiiON
10 8 (0.83%) CESG
10 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.73%) Replication
11 7 (0.73%) Equities
11 7 (0.73%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.73%) EqualLogic
12 6 (0.62%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 233 (24.20%) Windows
2 194 (20.15%) Linux
3 92 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (6.13%) UNIX
6 48 (4.98%) Windows 7
7 43 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.25%) Android
12 10 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.83%) Debian
14 7 (0.73%) Solaris
15 6 (0.62%) CentOS
16 5 (0.52%) VMS
16 5 (0.52%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.42%) Scientific Linux
18 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (25.55%) ITIL
2 139 (14.43%) Service Delivery
3 97 (10.07%) Change Management
3 97 (10.07%) Load Balancing
4 96 (9.97%) PRINCE2
5 93 (9.66%) Project Management
6 89 (9.24%) Network Design
7 58 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 58 (6.02%) Mentoring
8 57 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 56 (5.82%) ITIL V3
10 55 (5.71%) Change Control
11 54 (5.61%) Configuration Management
12 51 (5.30%) Service Management
13 42 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
14 40 (4.15%) Asset Management
15 39 (4.05%) Release Management
16 36 (3.74%) Problem Management
17 34 (3.53%) Software Engineering
18 33 (3.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (9.24%) SQL
2 50 (5.19%) Python
3 47 (4.88%) Perl
4 39 (4.05%) Java
5 33 (3.43%) JavaScript
6 25 (2.60%) C
7 22 (2.28%) C++
8 20 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.56%) PHP
10 14 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 9 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.73%) C#
13 5 (0.52%) PHP5
14 3 (0.31%) XPath
14 3 (0.31%) VBScript
15 2 (0.21%) Ruby
16 1 (0.10%) Korn
16 1 (0.10%) AWK
16 1 (0.10%) Groovy
16 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 417 (43.30%) Cisco Certification
2 309 (32.09%) CCNP
3 219 (22.74%) CCNA
4 183 (19.00%) Degree
5 68 (7.06%) Security Cleared
6 65 (6.75%) CCIE
7 61 (6.33%) CCSE
8 49 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (4.67%) CCDP
10 39 (4.05%) MCSE
10 39 (4.05%) SC Cleared
11 37 (3.84%) JNCIE
12 36 (3.74%) JNCIP
13 33 (3.43%) CCSA
14 29 (3.01%) MCSA
15 24 (2.49%) PMP
15 24 (2.49%) PMI Certification
15 24 (2.49%) MCITP
16 23 (2.39%) Check Point Certification
17 18 (1.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (15.37%) SLA
2 63 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.60%) QA
3 25 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.83%) COBIT
6 5 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.42%) GPG13
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 140 (14.54%) Active Directory
2 130 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.84%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.63%) vSphere
4 35 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (3.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 24 (2.49%) Firmware
7 23 (2.39%) XenApp
8 22 (2.28%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.14%) UAG
10 10 (1.04%) KVM
10 10 (1.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (0.73%) NFS
12 6 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.21%) vCloud
15 2 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.21%) Postfix
16 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (3.84%) HP NNM
2 26 (2.70%) SCCM
3 24 (2.49%) CiscoWorks
4 22 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 20 (2.08%) SCOM
6 18 (1.87%) Cacti
7 17 (1.77%) Zenoss
7 17 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
8 15 (1.56%) Nagios
9 13 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
10 12 (1.25%) FortiGate
11 11 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (1.14%) Netcool
12 9 (0.93%) OpenView
12 9 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
12 9 (0.93%) RANCID
13 8 (0.83%) Nessus
13 8 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 517 (53.69%) Cisco
2 226 (23.47%) Juniper
3 204 (21.18%) Microsoft
4 179 (18.59%) CheckPoint
5 163 (16.93%) VMware
6 125 (12.98%) F5
7 117 (12.15%) SolarWinds
8 115 (11.94%) HP
9 69 (7.17%) Citrix
10 49 (5.09%) Red Hat
11 39 (4.05%) Oracle
12 32 (3.32%) Dell
12 32 (3.32%) EMC
13 29 (3.01%) Riverbed
14 27 (2.80%) Avaya
15 26 (2.70%) Brocade
16 25 (2.60%) Aruba
17 24 (2.49%) Blue Coat
17 24 (2.49%) Polycom
18 20 (2.08%) Huawei
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30 (DOE) + Private Health Insurance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 15 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 23 days ago