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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 726 748 723
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 171 151 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 144 114 141
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,685 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
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 £38,500
% 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 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 31 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
(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 +8 170 £50,000 - 23
South East +9 62 £45,000 -21.05% 6
London +13 58 £56,250 -2.17% 9
Berkshire +37 29 £62,500 +25.00% 1
North West -1 29 £40,125 +14.64% 1
Reading +9 25 £62,500 - 1
Manchester +1 24 £40,250 +15.00%
Hampshire +18 20 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Basingstoke +29 18 £36,250 -3.33%
City of London +30 12 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Yorkshire -34 8 £50,000 - 3
Oldham - 7 £30,000 -
West Sussex -4 5 £41,000 -41.42% 1
East of England -25 5 £42,000 +36.58% 1
Horsham - 5 £41,000 - 1
Kent +14 4 £35,676 -40.54% 1
North Yorkshire -8 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire -13 4 £43,000 -21.81% 1
South West -20 4 £27,500 -57.69% 1
Middlesbrough - 4 - - 2
Salford 0 3 £48,500 +94.00%
West Yorkshire -19 3 £50,000 -
Leeds -25 3 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Bristol +4 2 £27,500 -
Uxbridge -2 2 £80,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -29 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Wiltshire - 2 £34,125 -
Bolton - 2 £33,250 -
Maidstone - 2 £35,676 -

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 126 (39.25%) Cisco
2 88 (27.41%) Firewall
3 79 (24.61%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (23.99%) Project Management
5 73 (22.74%) Network Security
6 71 (22.12%) Juniper
7 64 (19.94%) WAN
7 64 (19.94%) ITIL
8 54 (16.82%) LAN
8 54 (16.82%) Wireless
9 52 (16.20%) Windows
10 47 (14.64%) CCNA
11 42 (13.08%) Telecoms
11 42 (13.08%) Riverbed
12 40 (12.46%) Network Architecture
12 40 (12.46%) Line Management
13 39 (12.15%) Blue Coat
13 39 (12.15%) CCNP
14 37 (11.53%) Service Delivery
14 37 (11.53%) LogRhythm
14 37 (11.53%) Ruckus Wireless
15 36 (11.21%) Finance
15 36 (11.21%) VMware
16 34 (10.59%) 3G
16 34 (10.59%) Degree
17 32 (9.97%) MPLS
17 32 (9.97%) CheckPoint
17 32 (9.97%) SLA
18 30 (9.35%) LTE
19 27 (8.41%) 4G

Network Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.74%) Lync
3 10 (3.12%) IIS
4 8 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
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 3 (0.93%) SaaS
1 3 (0.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (27.41%) Firewall
2 73 (22.74%) Network Security
3 64 (19.94%) WAN
4 54 (16.82%) LAN
4 54 (16.82%) Wireless
5 34 (10.59%) 3G
6 32 (9.97%) MPLS
7 30 (9.35%) LTE
8 27 (8.41%) 4G
9 25 (7.79%) VoIP
10 23 (7.17%) DHCP
10 23 (7.17%) TCP/IP
10 23 (7.17%) DNS
10 23 (7.17%) Radio Access Network
11 22 (6.85%) VPN
12 19 (5.92%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (5.61%) OSPF
14 17 (5.30%) BGP
14 17 (5.30%) SAN
15 13 (4.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.67%) 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 42 (13.08%) Telecoms
2 36 (11.21%) Finance
3 24 (7.48%) Retail
4 11 (3.43%) Banking
5 9 (2.80%) Billing
6 7 (2.18%) Games
7 5 (1.56%) Marketing
8 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Advertising
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.56%) ISPF
2 4 (1.25%) JSON
2 4 (1.25%) Web Services
2 4 (1.25%) XML
3 2 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.18%) Clustering
1 7 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (1.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.56%) Replication
3 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.56%) FMCG
3 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.25%) User Experience
4 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.93%) IVR
6 2 (0.62%) Handset
6 2 (0.62%) NHS
6 2 (0.62%) DTV
6 2 (0.62%) Open Source
7 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.31%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.31%) VLE
7 1 (0.31%) SecurID
7 1 (0.31%) PKI
7 1 (0.31%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.20%) Windows
2 19 (5.92%) Linux
3 16 (4.98%) UNIX
4 11 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.49%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.99%) Project Management
2 64 (19.94%) ITIL
3 40 (12.46%) Network Architecture
3 40 (12.46%) Line Management
4 37 (11.53%) Service Delivery
5 26 (8.10%) Incident Management
6 25 (7.79%) Network Design
7 22 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 21 (6.54%) Service Management
9 20 (6.23%) Network Management
10 19 (5.92%) Load Balancing
11 18 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (4.98%) Supplier Management
13 16 (4.98%) Change Management
14 15 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.05%) Business Continuity
16 11 (3.43%) Matrix Management
17 9 (2.80%) Capacity Management
17 9 (2.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.54%) SQL
2 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.25%) C
4 2 (0.62%) Lisp
5 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.31%) Perl
5 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (24.61%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (14.64%) CCNA
3 39 (12.15%) CCNP
4 34 (10.59%) Degree
5 19 (5.92%) CCIE
5 19 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.12%) MCSE
6 10 (3.12%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.87%) MCITP
7 6 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.56%) MCSA
8 5 (1.56%) CCSP
8 5 (1.56%) CCDP
9 4 (1.25%) CISSP
9 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.25%) VCAP
9 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) UAG
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Nagios
2 2 (0.62%) OpenView
3 1 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) Netcool
3 1 (0.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.31%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (39.25%) Cisco
2 71 (22.12%) Juniper
3 42 (13.08%) Riverbed
4 39 (12.15%) Blue Coat
5 37 (11.53%) Ruckus Wireless
5 37 (11.53%) LogRhythm
6 36 (11.21%) VMware
7 32 (9.97%) CheckPoint
8 22 (6.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (4.36%) Citrix
10 9 (2.80%) Avaya
10 9 (2.80%) SAP
10 9 (2.80%) Mitel
10 9 (2.80%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.49%) F5
11 8 (2.49%) Oracle
12 7 (2.18%) Veritas
12 7 (2.18%) Huawei
13 5 (1.56%) Ipanema Technologies
13 5 (1.56%) Business Objects
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