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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 772 762 678
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 128 148 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 107 122 173
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,383 £30,700 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,486 £70,000 £83,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -6 124 £50,000 - 15
London -4 43 £62,000 +12.72% 1
Yorkshire +19 27 £50,000 +2.04% 4
South East -9 24 £62,500 +38.88% 5
North Yorkshire +15 17 £45,000 +34.32% 1
East of England +22 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Harrogate - 14 £47,500 - 1
City of London +16 12 £72,500 +20.83%
Surrey +9 8 £62,500 -3.84% 1
West Midlands -14 8 £45,000 +1.14%
West Yorkshire +1 7 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Cambridge - 7 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Leeds +11 6 £50,000 +8.10% 1
North West -5 5 £42,820 -10.79% 1
Berkshire -9 5 £75,000 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £62,500 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £55,000 -
Basingstoke +13 4 £27,500 -38.88%
Hampshire +12 4 £27,500 -38.88%
Manchester -10 4 £42,820 -9.85% 1
Essex - 4 £55,000 -
Guildford - 4 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Birmingham +3 3 - -
Tamworth - 3 £45,000 -
Bolton +9 2 £45,000 +69.81%
South West -10 2 £23,784 -43.70% 1
West Sussex - 2 £55,270 -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 177 (54.63%) Cisco
2 123 (37.96%) Firewall
3 120 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (33.64%) WAN
5 99 (30.56%) CCNP
6 96 (29.63%) LAN
7 72 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 60 (18.52%) VPN
8 60 (18.52%) ITIL
9 59 (18.21%) TCP/IP
9 59 (18.21%) MPLS
10 56 (17.28%) CCNA
11 51 (15.74%) BGP
12 50 (15.43%) Windows
13 49 (15.12%) Finance
14 48 (14.81%) Wireless
14 48 (14.81%) DNS
14 48 (14.81%) Network Security
15 45 (13.89%) OSPF
16 41 (12.65%) CheckPoint
16 41 (12.65%) Service Delivery
16 41 (12.65%) VMware
17 37 (11.42%) Telecoms
18 36 (11.11%) Citrix
19 35 (10.80%) VoIP
20 34 (10.49%) Network Design
21 33 (10.19%) Data Centre
22 32 (9.88%) MS Exchange
22 32 (9.88%) Project Management
23 31 (9.57%) Active Directory

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.48%) Lync
3 10 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.85%) IIS
7 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Moodle
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.70%) MS Office
3 7 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 123 (37.96%) Firewall
2 109 (33.64%) WAN
3 96 (29.63%) LAN
4 60 (18.52%) VPN
5 59 (18.21%) TCP/IP
5 59 (18.21%) MPLS
6 51 (15.74%) BGP
7 48 (14.81%) Wireless
7 48 (14.81%) DNS
7 48 (14.81%) Network Security
8 45 (13.89%) OSPF
9 35 (10.80%) VoIP
10 27 (8.33%) DHCP
11 24 (7.41%) VLAN
11 24 (7.41%) HSRP
12 21 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (6.48%) SAN
13 14 (4.32%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (4.01%) Unified Communications
14 13 (4.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
General
1 49 (15.12%) Finance
2 37 (11.42%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.41%) Retail
4 16 (4.94%) Marketing
5 15 (4.63%) Banking
6 8 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.16%) Law
8 6 (1.85%) Publishing
9 5 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.23%) Games
11 3 (0.93%) Automotive
11 3 (0.93%) Local Government
12 2 (0.62%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.62%) Legal
12 2 (0.62%) Electronics
12 2 (0.62%) Billing
13 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.85%) ISPF
2 5 (1.54%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.93%) REST
4 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 2 (0.62%) Web Services
4 2 (0.62%) XMPP
5 1 (0.31%) J2EE
5 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.47%) Clustering
7 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.62%) NHS
8 2 (0.62%) EPoS
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) VLE
8 2 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.31%) CESG
9 1 (0.31%) SecurID
9 1 (0.31%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.43%) Windows
2 23 (7.10%) Linux
3 17 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.63%) UNIX
5 11 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.93%) SUSE
10 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.62%) Solaris
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
10 2 (0.62%) Android
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.52%) ITIL
2 41 (12.65%) Service Delivery
3 34 (10.49%) Network Design
4 32 (9.88%) Project Management
5 30 (9.26%) Load Balancing
6 23 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (6.48%) Performance Management
8 20 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.25%) Cyber Security
10 17 (5.25%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.25%) People Management
11 16 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.32%) Business Continuity
12 14 (4.32%) Line Management
13 13 (4.01%) DDoS Mitigation
14 12 (3.70%) Information Security
15 11 (3.40%) Service Management
16 10 (3.09%) Network Management
17 9 (2.78%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.47%) SQL
2 4 (1.23%) Java
3 3 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) C++
4 1 (0.31%) Perl
4 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 120 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (30.56%) CCNP
3 56 (17.28%) CCNA
4 31 (9.57%) CCIE
5 26 (8.02%) Degree
6 15 (4.63%) CCDP
7 14 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (3.70%) MCSE
10 7 (2.16%) CCIP
11 6 (1.85%) CCSA
11 6 (1.85%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.54%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.93%) MCITP
14 3 (0.93%) CCVP
14 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.93%) MCSA
15 2 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.41%) SLA
2 12 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.62%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.16%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Firmware
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.62%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 177 (54.63%) Cisco
2 72 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 41 (12.65%) CheckPoint
3 41 (12.65%) VMware
4 36 (11.11%) Citrix
5 25 (7.72%) F5
6 23 (7.10%) Juniper
7 18 (5.56%) NetApp
8 12 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 10 (3.09%) Nokia
10 6 (1.85%) Avaya
10 6 (1.85%) HP
10 6 (1.85%) Nortel
10 6 (1.85%) Websense
10 6 (1.85%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (1.54%) Brocade
12 4 (1.23%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.23%) EMC
12 4 (1.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle
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