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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 743 722 733
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 161 158 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 136 123 142
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.11%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 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 -7 160 £50,000 - 20
South East +4 60 £45,000 -14.28% 4
London -18 53 £58,750 +2.17% 8
Berkshire +24 31 £62,500 +108.33% 2
North West +12 27 £40,125 +14.64% 1
Reading +14 26 £62,500 +108.33% 2
Manchester -1 23 £40,250 +15.00%
Hampshire +14 20 £45,000 +20.00%
Basingstoke +31 18 £45,000 +20.00%
City of London +4 13 £60,000 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire -26 7 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Oldham - 7 £30,000 -
South West -18 5 £27,500 -57.69% 2
West Sussex -10 4 £40,500 -42.14%
North Yorkshire -13 4 £33,500 -33.00% 1
East of England -26 4 £44,750 +45.52%
Horsham - 4 £40,500 -
Salford 0 3 £48,500 +94.00%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £47,500 -13.63%
West Yorkshire -29 3 £50,000 +30.71%
West Midlands -30 3 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Leeds -33 3 £50,000 +30.71%
Middlesbrough - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £26,250 - 1
Bolton +10 2 £33,250 -21.76%
Kent +4 2 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Bristol +1 2 £27,500 -
Uxbridge -1 2 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Warwickshire -3 2 £37,750 -20.52%
Cheshire -14 2 £46,000 +31.42%

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 128 (39.88%) Cisco
2 93 (28.97%) Firewall
3 83 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (22.74%) Project Management
5 69 (21.50%) Network Security
6 68 (21.18%) Juniper
7 66 (20.56%) ITIL
8 63 (19.63%) WAN
9 57 (17.76%) Windows
10 56 (17.45%) LAN
11 51 (15.89%) Wireless
12 47 (14.64%) CCNA
13 45 (14.02%) CCNP
13 45 (14.02%) Telecoms
14 41 (12.77%) Network Architecture
15 40 (12.46%) Riverbed
16 38 (11.84%) VMware
16 38 (11.84%) Blue Coat
17 37 (11.53%) Line Management
18 36 (11.21%) LogRhythm
18 36 (11.21%) Ruckus Wireless
19 35 (10.90%) Finance
19 35 (10.90%) Degree
20 34 (10.59%) 3G
21 32 (9.97%) Service Delivery
21 32 (9.97%) CheckPoint
22 30 (9.35%) LTE
23 28 (8.72%) Incident Management
23 28 (8.72%) MPLS
23 28 (8.72%) SLA

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 21 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.74%) Lync
3 10 (3.12%) IIS
3 10 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 7 (2.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.93%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (28.97%) Firewall
2 69 (21.50%) Network Security
3 63 (19.63%) WAN
4 56 (17.45%) LAN
5 51 (15.89%) Wireless
6 34 (10.59%) 3G
7 30 (9.35%) LTE
8 28 (8.72%) MPLS
9 27 (8.41%) 4G
10 25 (7.79%) VoIP
11 24 (7.48%) DNS
11 24 (7.48%) DHCP
12 23 (7.17%) Radio Access Network
13 22 (6.85%) VPN
14 21 (6.54%) TCP/IP
15 19 (5.92%) SAN
15 19 (5.92%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (4.98%) OSPF
16 16 (4.98%) BGP
17 14 (4.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.18%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (14.02%) Telecoms
2 35 (10.90%) Finance
3 26 (8.10%) Retail
4 10 (3.12%) Banking
5 9 (2.80%) Billing
6 6 (1.87%) Games
7 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.56%) ISPF
2 4 (1.25%) Web Services
2 4 (1.25%) XML
2 4 (1.25%) JSON
3 2 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.18%) Computer Science
1 7 (2.18%) Clustering
2 6 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.56%) FMCG
3 5 (1.56%) Replication
3 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.25%) User Experience
5 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.93%) IVR
6 2 (0.62%) DTV
6 2 (0.62%) Handset
6 2 (0.62%) Open Source
7 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.31%) Statistics
7 1 (0.31%) PKI
7 1 (0.31%) SecurID
7 1 (0.31%) VLE
7 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.76%) Windows
2 17 (5.30%) UNIX
2 17 (5.30%) Linux
3 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.18%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.74%) Project Management
2 66 (20.56%) ITIL
3 41 (12.77%) Network Architecture
4 37 (11.53%) Line Management
5 32 (9.97%) Service Delivery
6 28 (8.72%) Incident Management
7 27 (8.41%) Network Design
8 23 (7.17%) Network Management
9 20 (6.23%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.92%) Load Balancing
11 16 (4.98%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.67%) Service Management
12 15 (4.67%) Change Management
12 15 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.36%) Business Continuity
13 14 (4.36%) Supplier Management
14 11 (3.43%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.12%) Information Security
15 10 (3.12%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.92%) SQL
2 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.93%) C
3 3 (0.93%) Lisp
4 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.31%) Perl
4 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (14.64%) CCNA
3 45 (14.02%) CCNP
4 35 (10.90%) Degree
5 19 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (5.61%) CCIE
7 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.36%) MCSE
8 10 (3.12%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.18%) MCSA
10 6 (1.87%) CCDP
10 6 (1.87%) CCSP
10 6 (1.87%) MCITP
10 6 (1.87%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.25%) CISSP
12 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.25%) VCAP
12 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.72%) SLA
2 6 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.25%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) UAG
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Nagios
2 4 (1.25%) OpenView
3 1 (0.31%) WSUS
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 128 (39.88%) Cisco
2 68 (21.18%) Juniper
3 40 (12.46%) Riverbed
4 38 (11.84%) VMware
4 38 (11.84%) Blue Coat
5 36 (11.21%) LogRhythm
5 36 (11.21%) Ruckus Wireless
6 32 (9.97%) CheckPoint
7 22 (6.85%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.36%) Citrix
9 10 (3.12%) Avaya
10 9 (2.80%) F5
10 9 (2.80%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.80%) SAP
11 8 (2.49%) Oracle
11 8 (2.49%) Mitel
12 7 (2.18%) Huawei
12 7 (2.18%) HP
12 7 (2.18%) Veritas
13 5 (1.56%) Ipanema Technologies
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