The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Management
England / North West
Rank 217 227 236
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 40 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 9
Median salary £44,250 £41,900 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.60% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £30,486
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,275 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

Network Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5476 4968 5800
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.30% 87.94% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4544 4141 4667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Network Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Management in the North West

Network Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 28 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Lancashire +6 10 £41,000 +20.58% 1
Cheshire - 2 £24,500 -
Network Management
England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 69 (90.79%) Firewall
2 65 (85.53%) Cisco
3 64 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (77.63%) CCNP
5 40 (52.63%) Juniper
6 38 (50.00%) WAN
7 36 (47.37%) MPLS
8 35 (46.05%) LAN
9 32 (42.11%) CCNA
9 32 (42.11%) BGP
10 30 (39.47%) Network Design
10 30 (39.47%) JNCIP
10 30 (39.47%) Network Security
11 29 (38.16%) Telecoms
11 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
12 27 (35.53%) DNS
12 27 (35.53%) Internet
13 24 (31.58%) PCI DSS
14 23 (30.26%) TACACS
14 23 (30.26%) Broadband
14 23 (30.26%) Ethernet
15 21 (27.63%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (27.63%) Mentoring
16 20 (26.32%) OSPF
17 19 (25.00%) Nagios
17 19 (25.00%) Ericsson
17 19 (25.00%) OpenNMS
17 19 (25.00%) Huawei
18 17 (22.37%) Degree
18 17 (22.37%) Risk Assessment

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 69 (90.79%) Firewall
2 38 (50.00%) WAN
3 36 (47.37%) MPLS
4 35 (46.05%) LAN
5 32 (42.11%) BGP
6 30 (39.47%) Network Security
7 27 (35.53%) DNS
7 27 (35.53%) Internet
8 23 (30.26%) Broadband
8 23 (30.26%) Ethernet
8 23 (30.26%) TACACS
9 21 (27.63%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (26.32%) OSPF
11 17 (22.37%) Wireless
12 16 (21.05%) VPN
13 15 (19.74%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (19.74%) SSL
14 14 (18.42%) VoIP
15 11 (14.47%) Asterisk PBX
15 11 (14.47%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (38.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Lead Network Engineer
4 17 (22.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (19.74%) Analyst
5 15 (19.74%) Network Analyst
6 11 (14.47%) Designer
6 11 (14.47%) Network Designer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Wireless Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) IT Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Network Security Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Technology Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.26%) CCTV
3 4 (5.26%) NHS
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Network Design
2 21 (27.63%) Mentoring
3 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
3 17 (22.37%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (19.74%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (19.74%) High Availability
4 15 (19.74%) Migration
4 15 (19.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (14.47%) Network Planning
6 8 (10.53%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Service Management
8 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.26%) Coaching
9 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (5.26%) Information Security
9 4 (5.26%) Security Management
10 3 (3.95%) Security Patching
10 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Perl
1 7 (9.21%) PHP
1 7 (9.21%) Python
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (77.63%) CCNP
3 32 (42.11%) CCNA
4 30 (39.47%) JNCIP
5 17 (22.37%) Degree
6 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.63%) CCIE
7 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 2 (2.63%) MCSA
7 2 (2.63%) MCSE
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) Nagios
1 19 (25.00%) OpenNMS
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (19.74%) Puppet
2 15 (19.74%) RANCID
2 15 (19.74%) SCCM
3 8 (10.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 65 (85.53%) Cisco
2 40 (52.63%) Juniper
3 19 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 19 (25.00%) Huawei
4 7 (9.21%) Brocade
4 7 (9.21%) Foundry
4 7 (9.21%) ZyXEL
5 4 (5.26%) Kaspersky
5 4 (5.26%) Symantec
6 3 (3.95%) Avaya
7 2 (2.63%) 3Com
7 2 (2.63%) Draytek
7 2 (2.63%) F5
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.32%) Meraki
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