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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Manager
Rank 188 171 185
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 27 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 11
Average salary £72,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.58%
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
4805 3968 4488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 3223 3840
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 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
Staffordshire - 18 £72,500 -
Shropshire -8 8 £72,500 -
Solihull - 5 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Network Manager
England

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) SLA
4 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
5 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
5 9 (23.08%) Citrix
5 9 (23.08%) WAN
6 8 (20.51%) MPLS
7 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) VPN
9 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
10 4 (10.26%) VCP4
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (10.26%) WMI
10 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.26%) SNMP
10 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (10.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) MPLS
4 5 (12.82%) Internet
4 5 (12.82%) Wireless
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) SNMP
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) DSL
6 3 (7.69%) Broadband
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 3 (7.69%) VPLS
7 2 (5.13%) DHCP
7 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) PMI
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Project Management
2 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Balanced Scorecard
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) People Management
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) VCP4
1 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) Websense
5 3 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp