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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Manager
Rank 194 194 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 18 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.13% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 13
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £30,200 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
5111 4605 4559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 94.97% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4532 3878 3994
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
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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 - 8 £66,250 -
Birmingham -7 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Shropshire - 2 £66,250 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Network Manager
England

Network Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) SLA
3 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) F5
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) PMI
6 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) MPLS
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) CCNP
7 3 (13.04%) Broadband
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) DHCP
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.04%) Broadband
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Websense
4 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) VMware