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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 519 472 442
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -30
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 416 477 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 331 353 399
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +4.29%

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
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 4 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 4 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -44 373 £42,500 -5.55% 53
London +53 160 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East -50 91 £39,000 -7.14% 19
City of London +28 60 £55,000 - 4
East of England +19 46 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Berkshire -11 34 £37,500 -20.21% 6
Surrey -4 28 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire -23 26 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Reading 0 21 £27,000 -41.93% 3
South West -23 20 £32,000 -22.89% 3
Bedfordshire +23 19 £45,500 -4.21%
West Midlands -49 17 £35,000 - 6
Scotland +11 14 £37,500 -18.91% 1
West Yorkshire -22 14 £37,500 -28.57% 1
North West -26 14 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Leeds -15 13 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Sheffield +3 12 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire +2 12 £30,000 -
Wales -12 12 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South Wales -21 12 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hertfordshire -9 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Essex - 11 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 11 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £37,500 -37.50%
Bristol -2 10 £31,500 -18.70% 1
Bedford +28 9 £47,000 -18.26%
Cambridge +8 9 £37,500 -37.50%
Manchester -1 9 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Newport - 9 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £42,500 - 2

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 459 (50.77%) Cisco
2 367 (40.60%) Firewall
3 365 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
4 287 (31.75%) CCNP
5 259 (28.65%) Windows
6 256 (28.32%) WAN
7 255 (28.21%) LAN
8 237 (26.22%) ITIL
9 230 (25.44%) Wireless
10 222 (24.56%) Juniper
11 202 (22.35%) BGP
12 191 (21.13%) CCNA
13 185 (20.46%) Microsoft
14 184 (20.35%) VPN
14 184 (20.35%) MPLS
15 172 (19.03%) Degree
16 169 (18.69%) SLA
17 166 (18.36%) TCP/IP
18 162 (17.92%) Linux
19 156 (17.26%) OSPF
19 156 (17.26%) Service Delivery
19 156 (17.26%) VMware
20 155 (17.15%) Active Directory
21 154 (17.04%) Finance
22 153 (16.92%) Network Security
23 148 (16.37%) CheckPoint
24 146 (16.15%) DNS
25 133 (14.71%) VoIP
25 133 (14.71%) MS Excel
26 122 (13.50%) F5

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 79 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 22 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 22 (2.43%) Lync
3 20 (2.21%) IIS
4 19 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (2.10%) Apache
5 15 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.00%) GroupWise
9 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.55%) JBoss
11 4 (0.44%) CMS
11 4 (0.44%) Confluence
11 4 (0.44%) Drupal
11 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.33%) Documentum
12 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 133 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 78 (8.63%) MS Office
3 43 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) MS Project
4 5 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
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%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.88%) Office 365
2 16 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.11%) SaaS
4 9 (1.00%) IaaS
5 8 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 367 (40.60%) Firewall
2 256 (28.32%) WAN
3 255 (28.21%) LAN
4 230 (25.44%) Wireless
5 202 (22.35%) BGP
6 184 (20.35%) VPN
6 184 (20.35%) MPLS
7 166 (18.36%) TCP/IP
8 156 (17.26%) OSPF
9 153 (16.92%) Network Security
10 146 (16.15%) DNS
11 133 (14.71%) VoIP
12 105 (11.62%) DHCP
12 105 (11.62%) EIGRP
13 103 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
14 101 (11.17%) SNMP
15 87 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 74 (8.19%) IPsec
17 66 (7.30%) SAN
18 65 (7.19%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.99%) MySQL
2 18 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.44%) RDBMS
4 12 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.77%) Firebird
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.22%) Big Data
10 1 (0.11%) Redis
10 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (1.11%) JUnit
2 9 (1.00%) JIRA
2 9 (1.00%) Subversion
3 8 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 8 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.66%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.44%) Maven
5 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.44%) Selenium
6 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 154 (17.04%) Finance
2 106 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 47 (5.20%) Banking
4 30 (3.32%) Legal
5 22 (2.43%) Retail
5 22 (2.43%) Marketing
6 19 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.44%) Advertising
8 12 (1.33%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.11%) Electronics
10 8 (0.88%) Law
11 7 (0.77%) Back Office
11 7 (0.77%) Automotive
12 6 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 271 (29.98%) Network Engineer
2 99 (10.95%) Support Engineer
3 68 (7.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 66 (7.30%) Consultant
5 53 (5.86%) Analyst
6 38 (4.20%) Network Specialist
7 36 (3.98%) Network Support
8 34 (3.76%) Service Manager
8 34 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (3.65%) Network Support Engineer
10 31 (3.43%) NOC Engineer
11 28 (3.10%) Architect
11 28 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
12 27 (2.99%) Cisco Engineer
13 26 (2.88%) Transition Manager
13 26 (2.88%) Administrator
14 25 (2.77%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.65%) Security Consultant
16 23 (2.54%) Support Analyst
16 23 (2.54%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.99%) XML
2 23 (2.54%) HTML
3 21 (2.32%) SOAP
4 19 (2.10%) CSS
5 18 (1.99%) Web Services
5 18 (1.99%) .NET
5 18 (1.99%) jQuery
6 11 (1.22%) JSP
7 10 (1.11%) J2EE
8 9 (1.00%) Middleware
8 9 (1.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.88%) Java SE
9 8 (0.88%) WCF
10 7 (0.77%) Ext JS
10 7 (0.77%) REST
10 7 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (0.66%) XMPP
12 5 (0.55%) JSON
12 5 (0.55%) Java EE
12 5 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.18%) Management Information System
2 55 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 48 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.10%) Open Source
5 24 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.32%) Statistics
7 20 (2.21%) Thin Client
7 20 (2.21%) Fat Client
8 18 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.22%) IPTV
10 10 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.77%) DTV
12 6 (0.66%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (0.44%) CESG
14 4 (0.44%) Clustering
14 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 259 (28.65%) Windows
2 162 (17.92%) Linux
3 102 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (7.74%) Windows 7
6 51 (5.64%) UNIX
7 35 (3.87%) Windows 8
8 34 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.99%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.33%) Solaris
10 12 (1.33%) Android
11 11 (1.22%) CentOS
11 11 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.00%) NetWare
13 7 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.55%) Debian
15 4 (0.44%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (26.22%) ITIL
2 156 (17.26%) Service Delivery
3 101 (11.17%) PRINCE2
3 101 (11.17%) Project Management
4 92 (10.18%) Load Balancing
5 91 (10.07%) Network Design
6 85 (9.40%) Change Management
7 69 (7.63%) Change Control
8 60 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (6.64%) Incident Management
9 58 (6.42%) ITIL V3
10 50 (5.53%) Service Management
10 50 (5.53%) Mentoring
11 47 (5.20%) Configuration Management
12 42 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
13 39 (4.31%) Information Security
14 37 (4.09%) Software Engineering
15 32 (3.54%) Asset Management
15 32 (3.54%) Migration
16 29 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (8.41%) SQL
2 44 (4.87%) Python
3 43 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 41 (4.54%) Perl
5 40 (4.42%) Java
6 34 (3.76%) C++
7 33 (3.65%) C
8 23 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.21%) PHP
10 16 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.55%) C#
12 10 (1.11%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.44%) PHP5
14 3 (0.33%) XPath
14 3 (0.33%) Korn
15 2 (0.22%) VBScript
16 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.11%) C-shell
16 1 (0.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 365 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 287 (31.75%) CCNP
3 191 (21.13%) CCNA
4 172 (19.03%) Degree
5 67 (7.41%) CCIE
6 59 (6.53%) CCSE
7 50 (5.53%) CCDP
8 40 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (4.31%) JNCIP
10 38 (4.20%) JNCIE
11 37 (4.09%) Security Cleared
12 34 (3.76%) CCSA
13 29 (3.21%) SC Cleared
14 28 (3.10%) MCSE
15 23 (2.54%) PMI Certification
16 22 (2.43%) PMP
16 22 (2.43%) Check Point Certification
16 22 (2.43%) HP ASE
16 22 (2.43%) HP MASE
17 21 (2.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (18.69%) SLA
2 63 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.99%) QA
4 20 (2.21%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.22%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.66%) COBIT
8 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.22%) GPG13
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 155 (17.15%) Active Directory
2 121 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (5.86%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.32%) Firmware
5 19 (2.10%) XenApp
6 17 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.88%) NFS
9 8 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.88%) vSphere
10 6 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.22%) Postfix
12 2 (0.22%) XenServer
12 2 (0.22%) vCloud
12 2 (0.22%) KVM
13 1 (0.11%) Xen
13 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (3.43%) SCCM
2 26 (2.88%) SCOM
3 21 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (2.32%) CiscoWorks
3 21 (2.32%) Nagios
3 21 (2.32%) HP NNM
4 19 (2.10%) Cacti
5 18 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
6 17 (1.88%) OPNET
7 16 (1.77%) Cisco IPCC
7 16 (1.77%) OpenView
8 11 (1.22%) Netcool
9 9 (1.00%) Nessus
10 8 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.88%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.66%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.44%) Puppet
13 4 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 459 (50.77%) Cisco
2 222 (24.56%) Juniper
3 185 (20.46%) Microsoft
4 156 (17.26%) VMware
5 148 (16.37%) CheckPoint
6 122 (13.50%) F5
7 115 (12.72%) HP
8 108 (11.95%) SolarWinds
9 104 (11.50%) Citrix
10 45 (4.98%) Riverbed
11 44 (4.87%) Dell
12 33 (3.65%) Brocade
13 30 (3.32%) Red Hat
14 25 (2.77%) NetApp
15 24 (2.65%) Oracle
16 22 (2.43%) EMC
17 21 (2.32%) Avaya
18 20 (2.21%) SonicWALL
18 20 (2.21%) Barracuda Networks
19 17 (1.88%) Fortinet
London
BLOC
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
networx
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE - AMS
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bell Integration
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bell Integration
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago