The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Manager in their job title 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 Manager
Rank 701 706 649
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 175 172 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 134 149 157
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,400
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Manager within the UK.

Network Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Network Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Manager over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Network Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Manager
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 Manager 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
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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 +1 165 £55,000 +11.11% 18
London -10 49 £55,000 - 5
South East -5 39 £49,500 +1.02% 7
City of London +13 28 £52,500 +0.47% 2
West Midlands -17 27 £72,500 +107.14%
Berkshire +7 26 £45,000 -8.16% 2
East Midlands +46 25 £50,000 +61.29% 4
Staffordshire - 18 £72,500 -
Leicester +34 14 £50,000 +61.29%
Leicestershire +25 14 £50,000 +61.29%
Yorkshire -13 14 £85,000 +126.66% 1
North West +2 13 £72,500 +70.58% 1
East Yorkshire - 10 £42,500 -
Hull - 10 £42,500 -
Slough - 9 £45,000 - 1
Reading +2 8 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Shropshire -8 8 £72,500 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £49,500 - 1
Manchester +11 7 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £38,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £50,000 -
North East - 7 £50,000 -
Newbury +2 6 £55,000 +12.24%
Cheshire -5 6 £72,500 +75.75%
Derbyshire - 6 £72,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £52,500 -
Northampton - 5 £52,500 - 2
Oxford - 5 £49,500 - 1
Solihull - 5 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £52,500 - 4

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title.

1 146 (39.57%) Cisco
2 115 (31.17%) Windows
3 82 (22.22%) Firewall
4 74 (20.05%) WAN
5 72 (19.51%) Telecoms
6 70 (18.97%) Microsoft
6 70 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (17.34%) VMware
8 63 (17.07%) Service Delivery
9 62 (16.80%) Finance
9 62 (16.80%) Project Management
10 60 (16.26%) MS Excel
11 58 (15.72%) LAN
11 58 (15.72%) Citrix
12 54 (14.63%) SLA
12 54 (14.63%) Network Security
13 53 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (13.55%) Wireless
15 49 (13.28%) MS Exchange
15 49 (13.28%) ITIL
15 49 (13.28%) MPLS
15 49 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (13.01%) DNS
17 45 (12.20%) TCP/IP
17 45 (12.20%) Juniper
18 42 (11.38%) BGP
19 40 (10.84%) OSPF
19 40 (10.84%) CCNA
20 38 (10.30%) Active Directory
20 38 (10.30%) CCNP

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Manager in their job title 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 with Network Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.98%) Lync
4 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.63%) Apache
6 6 (1.63%) IIS
7 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.54%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
Applications
1 60 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.07%) MS Office
3 9 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.71%) Office 365
2 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (22.22%) Firewall
2 74 (20.05%) WAN
3 58 (15.72%) LAN
4 54 (14.63%) Network Security
5 50 (13.55%) Wireless
6 49 (13.28%) MPLS
7 48 (13.01%) DNS
8 45 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 42 (11.38%) BGP
10 40 (10.84%) OSPF
11 38 (10.30%) DHCP
12 27 (7.32%) VPN
13 26 (7.05%) VoIP
14 24 (6.50%) SAN
15 23 (6.23%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (5.96%) 4G
17 20 (5.42%) Internet
18 19 (5.15%) 3G
18 19 (5.15%) VLAN
19 16 (4.34%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.63%) MySQL
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 72 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 62 (16.80%) Finance
3 17 (4.61%) Retail
4 8 (2.17%) Marketing
5 7 (1.90%) Banking
6 5 (1.36%) Games
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Law
8 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.36%) Web Services
2 4 (1.08%) ISPF
3 2 (0.54%) LAMP
3 2 (0.54%) Middleware
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
4 1 (0.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.07%) Performance Metrics
1 15 (4.07%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.98%) Mathematics
3 5 (1.36%) NHS
3 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.08%) PMI
5 3 (0.81%) CCTV
5 3 (0.81%) Replication
6 2 (0.54%) DTV
6 2 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.54%) User Experience
6 2 (0.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.27%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.27%) Statistics
7 1 (0.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 115 (31.17%) Windows
2 53 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.78%) Linux
6 24 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (6.50%) Windows 8
7 20 (5.42%) UNIX
8 10 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.07%) Service Delivery
2 62 (16.80%) Project Management
3 49 (13.28%) ITIL
4 36 (9.76%) Line Management
5 25 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 23 (6.23%) Network Architecture
7 20 (5.42%) Network Management
8 18 (4.88%) People Management
9 17 (4.61%) Performance Management
9 17 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.34%) Change Management
11 15 (4.07%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.07%) Service Management
12 14 (3.79%) Supplier Management
13 13 (3.52%) Network Design
13 13 (3.52%) Incident Management
14 12 (3.25%) Business Continuity
15 10 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (2.71%) Migration
15 10 (2.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.15%) SQL
2 6 (1.63%) C
3 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.54%) PHP
5 1 (0.27%) Perl
5 1 (0.27%) VBScript
5 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (10.84%) CCNA
3 38 (10.30%) CCNP
4 27 (7.32%) CCIE
5 17 (4.61%) Degree
6 15 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (3.79%) VCP4
7 14 (3.79%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.98%) MCSE
9 8 (2.17%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.90%) HP ASE
10 7 (1.90%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.63%) LPIC
12 5 (1.36%) HNC
12 5 (1.36%) HND
12 5 (1.36%) MCITP
13 4 (1.08%) PMP
13 4 (1.08%) HP MASE
14 3 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (14.63%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 49 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (10.30%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
5 1 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.08%) WMI
3 3 (0.81%) SCCM
3 3 (0.81%) OPNET
3 3 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.27%) Netcool
5 1 (0.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 146 (39.57%) Cisco
2 70 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 64 (17.34%) VMware
4 58 (15.72%) Citrix
5 45 (12.20%) Juniper
6 31 (8.40%) CheckPoint
7 25 (6.78%) NetApp
8 18 (4.88%) Riverbed
9 16 (4.34%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.52%) LogRhythm
10 13 (3.52%) Ruckus Wireless
11 12 (3.25%) HP
12 11 (2.98%) F5
13 10 (2.71%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.71%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.90%) Avaya
15 6 (1.63%) Oracle
16 5 (1.36%) Remedy
17 4 (1.08%) EMC
17 4 (1.08%) Nokia
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