Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 627 584 630
Rank change year-on-year -43 +46 -32
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 614 732 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 506 607 699
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £26,956
90th Percentile £69,625 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -1.10%

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 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -45 197 £62,500 +15.74% 10
South East +1 130 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Midlands +54 94 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North of England -11 90 £40,000 -7.51% 11
East of England -16 84 £36,500 -23.16% 3
North West -40 56 £42,500 -7.61% 9
East Midlands +59 50 £31,500 -30.00% 3
West Midlands +16 34 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Yorkshire +37 32 £40,000 -3.03% 2
South West -44 17 £52,750 +24.12% 4
North East +11 3 £24,000 -52.00%
Network Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 363 (59.12%) Cisco
2 311 (50.65%) Firewall
3 303 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
4 238 (38.76%) WAN
5 234 (38.11%) CCNP
6 227 (36.97%) LAN
7 190 (30.94%) VPN
8 154 (25.08%) OSPF
9 153 (24.92%) BGP
10 150 (24.43%) Wireless
11 149 (24.27%) Microsoft
12 145 (23.62%) ITIL
13 142 (23.13%) Windows
13 142 (23.13%) DNS
14 141 (22.96%) CCNA
15 139 (22.64%) Juniper
16 137 (22.31%) CheckPoint
16 137 (22.31%) Network Security
17 132 (21.50%) Data Centre
18 125 (20.36%) MPLS
19 124 (20.20%) TCP/IP
20 108 (17.59%) VMware
21 105 (17.10%) Active Directory
22 102 (16.61%) DHCP
23 101 (16.45%) Cisco Nexus
24 100 (16.29%) Finance
25 99 (16.12%) Degree
26 96 (15.64%) F5
27 91 (14.82%) Palo Alto
28 89 (14.50%) VoIP

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 27 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.23%) CMS
3 14 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.81%) Apache
5 5 (0.81%) IIS
5 5 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.16%) Confluence
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.75%) Office 365
4 22 (3.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (1.79%) SaaS
6 10 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.81%) IaaS
8 2 (0.33%) Akamai
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 311 (50.65%) Firewall
2 238 (38.76%) WAN
3 227 (36.97%) LAN
4 190 (30.94%) VPN
5 154 (25.08%) OSPF
6 153 (24.92%) BGP
7 150 (24.43%) Wireless
8 142 (23.13%) DNS
9 137 (22.31%) Network Security
10 125 (20.36%) MPLS
11 124 (20.20%) TCP/IP
12 102 (16.61%) DHCP
13 101 (16.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 89 (14.50%) VoIP
15 83 (13.52%) Cisco ASA
16 78 (12.70%) VLAN
17 74 (12.05%) SAN
18 71 (11.56%) EIGRP
19 60 (9.77%) IPsec
20 55 (8.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.05%) MySQL
3 9 (1.47%) Big Data
4 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.65%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.16%) OLAP
7 1 (0.16%) OLTP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.65%) Subversion
5 3 (0.49%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.33%) Selenium
6 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 100 (16.29%) Finance
2 64 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.05%) Back Office
4 28 (4.56%) Military
5 26 (4.23%) Banking
6 22 (3.58%) Law
7 18 (2.93%) Retail
8 16 (2.61%) Marketing
9 14 (2.28%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.79%) Electronics
10 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.98%) Automotive
12 5 (0.81%) Games
13 4 (0.65%) Legal
14 2 (0.33%) Billing
14 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 264 (43.00%) Network Engineer
2 84 (13.68%) Analyst
3 79 (12.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 77 (12.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 71 (11.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 43 (7.00%) Network Analyst
7 34 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (5.54%) Support Engineer
8 31 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 29 (4.72%) Network Support
10 27 (4.40%) Administrator
10 27 (4.40%) Security Analyst
10 27 (4.40%) Security Engineer
11 26 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (4.07%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 24 (3.91%) Architect
13 24 (3.91%) Network Manager
14 23 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
14 23 (3.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 22 (3.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.21%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.95%) Web Services
3 10 (1.63%) HTML
4 6 (0.98%) XML
5 4 (0.65%) CSS
5 4 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.65%) jQuery
5 4 (0.65%) REST
5 4 (0.65%) WPF
6 3 (0.49%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.49%) Java EE
6 3 (0.49%) JPA
6 3 (0.49%) JSON
6 3 (0.49%) LAMP
6 3 (0.49%) Middleware
6 3 (0.49%) XHTML
7 2 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.33%) OpenDaylight
7 2 (0.33%) Velocity
7 2 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (21.50%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.70%) Client/Server
5 25 (4.07%) Driving Licence
5 25 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.61%) iPhone
7 12 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.63%) HP Storage
9 10 (1.63%) PKI
10 9 (1.47%) Replication
11 8 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.14%) Equities
12 7 (1.14%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.98%) Social Network
14 4 (0.65%) Eurex
14 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (23.13%) Windows
2 87 (14.17%) Linux
3 77 (12.54%) Windows Server
4 40 (6.51%) Unix
5 38 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.28%) Windows 7
9 13 (2.12%) CentOS
10 8 (1.30%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.81%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.33%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (23.62%) ITIL
2 69 (11.24%) Service Delivery
3 62 (10.10%) Change Management
4 59 (9.61%) Network Design
5 55 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (7.98%) Mentoring
7 47 (7.65%) Load Balancing
8 46 (7.49%) Network Monitoring
9 43 (7.00%) Problem Management
10 41 (6.68%) Root Cause Analysis
11 38 (6.19%) High Availability
12 37 (6.03%) SIEM
13 36 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (5.70%) Information Security
14 35 (5.70%) Time Management
15 34 (5.54%) Process Improvement
16 29 (4.72%) Project Management
17 27 (4.40%) Capacity Management
18 26 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (4.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.68%) SQL
2 34 (5.54%) Python
3 23 (3.75%) C
4 20 (3.26%) Java
5 19 (3.09%) Perl
6 13 (2.12%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.63%) C++
8 9 (1.47%) PHP
8 9 (1.47%) Ruby
9 8 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.98%) C#
11 4 (0.65%) VBScript
12 2 (0.33%) R
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 303 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (38.11%) CCNP
3 141 (22.96%) CCNA
4 99 (16.12%) Degree
5 57 (9.28%) CCIE
6 45 (7.33%) Security Cleared
7 38 (6.19%) SC Cleared
8 34 (5.54%) JNCIP
9 29 (4.72%) CISSP
10 22 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (3.26%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.93%) CCSE
13 18 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (2.77%) CCDP
15 16 (2.61%) MCSE
16 14 (2.28%) Network+ Certification
17 13 (2.12%) MCP
18 12 (1.95%) GIAC
18 12 (1.95%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.84%) SLA
2 38 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.26%) ISO 9001
4 18 (2.93%) QA
5 11 (1.79%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.47%) PMO
7 8 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (1.30%) GDPR
8 4 (0.65%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 105 (17.10%) Active Directory
2 82 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.68%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.21%) vSphere
5 15 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.63%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.81%) Snort
8 4 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.49%) KVM
9 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.33%) XenApp
11 1 (0.16%) Firmware
11 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (6.84%) SCCM
2 35 (5.70%) Nagios
3 32 (5.21%) Cacti
4 29 (4.72%) Puppet
5 22 (3.58%) Cisco Prime
6 19 (3.09%) SCOM
7 17 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.28%) OpenNMS
9 13 (2.12%) Ansible
9 13 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (1.95%) SmokePing
11 11 (1.79%) RANCID
11 11 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (1.47%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.81%) EnCase
14 5 (0.81%) Nessus
14 5 (0.81%) Nexpose
14 5 (0.81%) Nmap
14 5 (0.81%) Suricata
Vendors
1 363 (59.12%) Cisco
2 149 (24.27%) Microsoft
3 139 (22.64%) Juniper
4 137 (22.31%) CheckPoint
5 108 (17.59%) VMware
6 96 (15.64%) F5
7 91 (14.82%) Palo Alto
8 88 (14.33%) HP
8 88 (14.33%) SolarWinds
9 52 (8.47%) Meraki
10 44 (7.17%) Aruba
11 40 (6.51%) Riverbed
12 32 (5.21%) NetApp
13 31 (5.05%) Citrix
14 27 (4.40%) Fortinet
15 25 (4.07%) Extreme Networks
16 24 (3.91%) IBM
17 22 (3.58%) Oracle
18 21 (3.42%) Adobe
18 21 (3.42%) Dell