The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 188 192 198
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 26 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 4
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £28,372 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £47,800 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
Network Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5103 4706 4800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.37% 95.40% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 3939 4011
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Network Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Staffordshire - 16 £72,500 -
Shropshire +2 10 £72,500 -
Solihull +5 5 £47,500 -1.04%
Warwickshire -9 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £65,000 -
Network Manager
England

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 25 (51.02%) Firewall
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix
4 14 (28.57%) SLA
4 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 14 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 10 (20.41%) WAN
6 9 (18.37%) ITIL
7 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) MPLS
8 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Oracle
8 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.24%) Windows
9 6 (12.24%) Linux
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) Internet
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
10 4 (8.16%) WMI
10 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (8.16%) VPLS
10 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.16%) DSL
10 4 (8.16%) Balanced Scorecard
10 4 (8.16%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) WAN
3 8 (16.33%) MPLS
4 6 (12.24%) Internet
5 4 (8.16%) VPLS
5 4 (8.16%) DSL
5 4 (8.16%) SNMP
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) VPN
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.08%) BGP
7 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) PMI
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Project Management
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.16%) Balanced Scorecard
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) People Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.04%) Network Management
8 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CCNP
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 16 (32.65%) Citrix
3 14 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Websense
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft