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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 708 716 656
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 187 191 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 143 155 186
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -10.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -27.27%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £27,000 £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 31 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 31 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 -18 177 £55,000 +11.67% 12
London -31 51 £60,000 - 3
South East +5 45 £52,500 +17.97% 5
East Midlands +32 34 £50,000 +31.57% 2
City of London +17 31 £70,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +4 27 £72,500 +107.14% 1
Berkshire +7 19 £55,000 +62.96% 1
Leicestershire +34 17 £50,000 +61.29%
Leicester +35 15 £50,000 +61.29%
Staffordshire - 15 £72,500 -
North West +21 13 £72,500 +70.58%
Oxfordshire - 12 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +11 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -6 10 £85,000 +112.50%
Surrey +4 9 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Shropshire -5 9 £72,500 -
Reading -7 9 £62,500 +61.29% 1
Northampton +7 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hull - 8 £42,500 -
East Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 -
Cheshire +7 7 £72,500 +70.58%
Derbyshire - 7 £72,500 -
Oxford - 7 £49,500 - 1
Solihull +1 6 £47,500 -1.04%
Manchester - 6 £48,500 -
East of England +7 5 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Newbury +18 4 £55,000 +69.23%
Slough - 4 £45,000 -
Guildford - 4 £52,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £50,000 -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 167 (44.18%) Cisco
2 113 (29.89%) Windows
3 101 (26.72%) Firewall
4 89 (23.54%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (22.22%) WAN
6 81 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 74 (19.58%) Telecoms
8 70 (18.52%) VMware
9 68 (17.99%) LAN
10 67 (17.72%) Citrix
11 65 (17.20%) CCNP
12 62 (16.40%) Finance
13 61 (16.14%) MPLS
14 59 (15.61%) MS Excel
14 59 (15.61%) SLA
15 58 (15.34%) Service Delivery
16 57 (15.08%) Network Security
17 56 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 56 (14.81%) Wireless
17 56 (14.81%) DNS
18 55 (14.55%) MS Exchange
19 53 (14.02%) TCP/IP
19 53 (14.02%) CCNA
20 52 (13.76%) BGP
20 52 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 51 (13.49%) Project Management
22 50 (13.23%) ITIL
23 48 (12.70%) OSPF
24 42 (11.11%) DHCP
25 38 (10.05%) Juniper

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.17%) Lync
4 11 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.59%) Apache
8 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.79%) IIS
10 2 (0.53%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 59 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.70%) MS Office
3 9 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.65%) Office 365
2 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (26.72%) Firewall
2 84 (22.22%) WAN
3 68 (17.99%) LAN
4 61 (16.14%) MPLS
5 57 (15.08%) Network Security
6 56 (14.81%) Wireless
6 56 (14.81%) DNS
7 53 (14.02%) TCP/IP
8 52 (13.76%) BGP
9 48 (12.70%) OSPF
10 42 (11.11%) DHCP
11 33 (8.73%) VoIP
12 32 (8.47%) VPN
13 27 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (5.56%) SAN
15 20 (5.29%) Internet
15 20 (5.29%) VLAN
16 18 (4.76%) 4G
17 17 (4.50%) HSRP
18 16 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.59%) MySQL
3 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Hudson
General
1 74 (19.58%) Telecoms
2 62 (16.40%) Finance
3 13 (3.44%) Retail
4 8 (2.12%) Law
5 5 (1.32%) Games
5 5 (1.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.06%) Automotive
7 3 (0.79%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.65%) ISPF
2 5 (1.32%) Web Services
3 2 (0.53%) Middleware
3 2 (0.53%) LAMP
3 2 (0.53%) SOAP
4 1 (0.26%) REST
4 1 (0.26%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) J2EE
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.97%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.32%) NHS
5 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.06%) PMI
6 3 (0.79%) CCTV
6 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.53%) User Experience
7 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.53%) Open Source
7 2 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) VLE
8 1 (0.26%) CESG
8 1 (0.26%) Replication
8 1 (0.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.26%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.26%) iPad
8 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.89%) Windows
2 56 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (7.67%) Linux
5 27 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (6.88%) Windows 7
7 23 (6.08%) UNIX
7 23 (6.08%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.53%) Android
10 2 (0.53%) CentOS
10 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.34%) Service Delivery
2 51 (13.49%) Project Management
3 50 (13.23%) ITIL
4 26 (6.88%) Line Management
5 24 (6.35%) PRINCE2
6 21 (5.56%) People Management
7 20 (5.29%) Performance Management
7 20 (5.29%) Network Architecture
8 18 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.23%) Network Management
10 15 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (3.97%) Network Design
11 14 (3.70%) Service Management
11 14 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.44%) Supplier Management
12 13 (3.44%) Business Continuity
13 12 (3.17%) Change Management
14 11 (2.91%) Programme Management
14 11 (2.91%) Incident Management
15 10 (2.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.29%) SQL
2 4 (1.06%) C
2 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.53%) Perl
3 2 (0.53%) PHP
4 1 (0.26%) VBScript
4 1 (0.26%) Python
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) C++
4 1 (0.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 89 (23.54%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (17.20%) CCNP
3 53 (14.02%) CCNA
4 36 (9.52%) CCIE
5 17 (4.50%) Degree
6 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (3.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.65%) MCSE
10 8 (2.12%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.85%) HP ASE
12 6 (1.59%) CCDP
12 6 (1.59%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.32%) LPIC
13 5 (1.32%) HNC
13 5 (1.32%) HND
14 4 (1.06%) PMP
14 4 (1.06%) HP MASE
14 4 (1.06%) MCITP
15 3 (0.79%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.61%) SLA
2 7 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.06%) WMI
2 4 (1.06%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) OPNET
3 3 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.53%) Nagios
4 2 (0.53%) SCOM
4 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.26%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Netcool
5 1 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 167 (44.18%) Cisco
2 81 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 70 (18.52%) VMware
4 67 (17.72%) Citrix
5 38 (10.05%) Juniper
6 36 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 33 (8.73%) NetApp
8 17 (4.50%) F5
9 14 (3.70%) HP
10 11 (2.91%) Riverbed
11 9 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 9 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.38%) Blue Coat
12 8 (2.12%) Oracle
13 7 (1.85%) Nokia
13 7 (1.85%) Ruckus Wireless
13 7 (1.85%) LogRhythm
14 6 (1.59%) Avaya
15 5 (1.32%) Websense
16 4 (1.06%) Huawei
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