The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Management
Rank 211 165 200
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +35
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 8 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.55% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.68% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
Network Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region.

Network Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Network Management Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Warwickshire -14 3 - -
Solihull +3 2 £40,000 -16.66%
Staffordshire -2 1 £34,000 -45.60%
Shropshire -11 1 - -
Birmingham -19 1 £40,000 +18.51%
Dudley - 1 £24,000 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Management also 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 that cited Network Management.

1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) LAN
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (41.94%) WAN
6 12 (38.71%) CCNP
6 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
6 12 (38.71%) Wireless
6 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) ITIL
7 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
9 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
9 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
9 7 (22.58%) DHCP
9 7 (22.58%) DNS
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
9 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (22.58%) Apple
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
9 7 (22.58%) OSPF

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Management also 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 that cited Network Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Wireless
5 7 (22.58%) MPLS
5 7 (22.58%) OSPF
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (22.58%) DHCP
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 5 (16.13%) VoIP
7 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
7 5 (16.13%) DMVPN
7 5 (16.13%) NetScaler
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (12.90%) BGP
8 4 (12.90%) Frame Relay
8 4 (12.90%) TACACS
8 4 (12.90%) ATM
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.45%) SecurID
5 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (22.58%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
1 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
2 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
2 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) CCSA
4 4 (12.90%) CCSE
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) Apple
4 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
5 5 (16.13%) F5
5 5 (16.13%) Nokia
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) Brocade
8 2 (6.45%) BMC
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.45%) Aruba
9 1 (3.23%) Splunk
9 1 (3.23%) Twitter