Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Management over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 656 647 581
Rank change year-on-year -9 -66 +63
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 508 596 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 327 487 633
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%

Network Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 136,402 153,625 159,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.89% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109,205 122,886 133,297
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,883 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in England

Network Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Management in England

Network Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Management in England

Network Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +38 139 £56,250 -10.00% 16
East of England +65 127 £35,000 -9.68% 16
Midlands +29 89 £48,250 +20.63% 6
West Midlands +91 87 £47,500 -9.52% 3
South East -28 75 £50,000 +6.38% 23
North of England -29 45 £25,500 -36.25% 10
Yorkshire +32 30 £23,500 -41.25% 4
South West +17 29 £36,500 -29.13% 5
North West -30 15 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands -43 2 £49,000 +55.56% 3
Network Management
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 370 (72.83%) Cisco
2 331 (65.16%) Firewall
3 283 (55.71%) WAN
4 265 (52.17%) LAN
5 251 (49.41%) Cisco Certification
6 198 (38.98%) Data Centre
7 177 (34.84%) CCNP
8 173 (34.06%) CheckPoint
8 173 (34.06%) OSPF
9 170 (33.46%) CCNA
10 157 (30.91%) TCP/IP
11 155 (30.51%) Network Security
12 147 (28.94%) Problem-Solving
13 144 (28.35%) Wi-Fi
14 120 (23.62%) SolarWinds
15 114 (22.44%) Wireless
15 114 (22.44%) VPN
15 114 (22.44%) ITIL
16 113 (22.24%) BGP
17 111 (21.85%) MPLS
17 111 (21.85%) VoIP
17 111 (21.85%) Ethernet
18 103 (20.28%) Windows
19 99 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
20 97 (19.09%) Self-Motivation
21 88 (17.32%) Microsoft
22 85 (16.73%) Degree
23 81 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
24 77 (15.16%) Palo Alto
25 74 (14.57%) Retail

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.77%) MS Exchange
1 9 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.57%) IIS
3 6 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.59%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.38%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.79%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (8.46%) Office 365
4 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.59%) IaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.39%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Akamai
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) npm
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 331 (65.16%) Firewall
2 283 (55.71%) WAN
3 265 (52.17%) LAN
4 173 (34.06%) OSPF
5 157 (30.91%) TCP/IP
6 155 (30.51%) Network Security
7 144 (28.35%) Wi-Fi
8 114 (22.44%) VPN
8 114 (22.44%) Wireless
9 113 (22.24%) BGP
10 111 (21.85%) Ethernet
10 111 (21.85%) MPLS
10 111 (21.85%) VoIP
11 81 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
12 72 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 71 (13.98%) DNS
14 68 (13.39%) DHCP
15 63 (12.40%) Wireshark
16 56 (11.02%) Internet
17 54 (10.63%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.98%) Big Data
3 4 (0.79%) MySQL
4 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.39%) Power BI
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.59%) Maven
3 2 (0.39%) Ant
3 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.20%) gulp
4 1 (0.20%) Hudson
4 1 (0.20%) JUnit
4 1 (0.20%) Mockito
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 74 (14.57%) Retail
2 72 (14.17%) Finance
3 60 (11.81%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.17%) Banking
6 9 (1.77%) Marketing
7 6 (1.18%) Back Office
7 6 (1.18%) Electronics
8 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 196 (38.58%) Network Engineer
2 82 (16.14%) Analyst
3 72 (14.17%) Network Analyst
4 62 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 54 (10.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 50 (9.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 36 (7.09%) Security Analyst
8 33 (6.50%) Network Security Analyst
9 31 (6.10%) Security Engineer
10 30 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
11 29 (5.71%) Architect
12 27 (5.31%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 26 (5.12%) Support Engineer
14 24 (4.72%) Project Engineer
15 21 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (4.13%) Network Support
16 19 (3.74%) IT Support
17 17 (3.35%) Network Support Engineer
18 16 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
19 15 (2.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 13 (2.56%) XMPP
2 4 (0.79%) Middleware
3 3 (0.59%) XML
4 2 (0.39%) .NET
4 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.39%) COM
4 2 (0.39%) HTML
4 2 (0.39%) STL
5 1 (0.20%) CORBA
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) JMS
5 1 (0.20%) LAMP
5 1 (0.20%) REST
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) Spring
5 1 (0.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 198 (38.98%) Data Centre
2 99 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (19.09%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (8.07%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (4.92%) Driving Licence
6 24 (4.72%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.17%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.17%) SCADA
8 8 (1.57%) CCTV
9 5 (0.98%) EPoS
9 5 (0.98%) Fintech
9 5 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.59%) e-Health
10 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.59%) IVR
10 3 (0.59%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.39%) CMDB
11 2 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.28%) Windows
2 67 (13.19%) Linux
3 43 (8.46%) Windows Server
4 28 (5.51%) Unix
5 15 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.36%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.36%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.77%) Solaris
10 8 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.98%) CentOS
13 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.59%) SUSE
15 2 (0.39%) Android
15 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (28.94%) Problem-Solving
2 114 (22.44%) ITIL
3 51 (10.04%) Computer Science
4 47 (9.25%) Information Security
4 47 (9.25%) Network Design
5 46 (9.06%) Kalman Filter
6 43 (8.46%) Change Control
7 40 (7.87%) Web Filtering
8 39 (7.68%) Mentoring
9 38 (7.48%) Service Delivery
10 35 (6.89%) Project Management
11 34 (6.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 31 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (5.91%) Software Engineering
14 28 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 26 (5.12%) Service Management
16 25 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
17 24 (4.72%) Capacity Management
17 24 (4.72%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.68%) Python
2 30 (5.91%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.12%) Perl
3 26 (5.12%) SQL
4 20 (3.94%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.57%) C
6 7 (1.38%) Java
7 4 (0.79%) C#
7 4 (0.79%) C++
7 4 (0.79%) PHP
8 2 (0.39%) Ruby
8 2 (0.39%) Tcl
9 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.20%) Go
9 1 (0.20%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 251 (49.41%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (34.84%) CCNP
3 170 (33.46%) CCNA
4 85 (16.73%) Degree
5 45 (8.86%) CCSA
6 34 (6.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (4.33%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.74%) CCIE
9 19 (3.74%) HND
10 18 (3.54%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.97%) CCDP
12 10 (1.97%) MCSE
13 9 (1.77%) Check Point Certification
13 9 (1.77%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.57%) HNC
14 8 (1.57%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.38%) CCSE
16 6 (1.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.65%) SLA
2 31 (6.10%) GDPR
3 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.79%) QA
6 3 (0.59%) BS7799
7 2 (0.39%) COBIT
7 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 42 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.76%) Firmware
4 12 (2.36%) VMware Server
5 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (1.77%) vSphere
7 8 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.18%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.79%) NFS
11 3 (0.59%) Docker
12 2 (0.39%) Snort
13 1 (0.20%) pfSense
13 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.20%) XenApp
13 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (10.63%) Stealthwatch
2 40 (7.87%) Cisco Prime
3 31 (6.10%) Nagios
4 18 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (2.56%) SCCM
6 10 (1.97%) SCOM
7 6 (1.18%) Ansible
7 6 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (0.98%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.98%) RANCID
9 4 (0.79%) Cacti
9 4 (0.79%) OpenNMS
9 4 (0.79%) Puppet
9 4 (0.79%) Terraform
10 3 (0.59%) AppManager
10 3 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.59%) Netcool
10 3 (0.59%) Observium
10 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.39%) Suricata
Vendors
1 370 (72.83%) Cisco
2 173 (34.06%) CheckPoint
3 120 (23.62%) SolarWinds
4 88 (17.32%) Microsoft
5 77 (15.16%) Palo Alto
6 71 (13.98%) Juniper
7 66 (12.99%) F5
8 65 (12.80%) VMware
9 49 (9.65%) Fortinet
10 47 (9.25%) Meraki
11 46 (9.06%) HP
12 45 (8.86%) Avaya
13 43 (8.46%) Riverbed
14 41 (8.07%) Nokia
15 40 (7.87%) Nortel
15 40 (7.87%) Symantec
16 18 (3.54%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.56%) Dell
18 11 (2.17%) Sun
19 10 (1.97%) SAP