Period
to 18 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 277 432
Rank change year-on-year -44 +155 +49
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 131 22 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 75 14 59
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £26,200
25th Percentile £38,000 £39,688 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -1.87%
75th Percentile £57,500 " £60,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,625 £64,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% -14.29%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,197 7,797 23,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.56% 92.33% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11,119 6,446 19,334
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,510 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.75% +7.64% +3.96%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Management in the South East.

Salary trend for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Management in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Management in the South East

Network Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 September 2021. 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
Thames Valley -39 61 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Hampshire -54 58 £55,000 -13.73% 5
Oxfordshire 0 31 £55,000 +45.70% 1
Berkshire -49 27 £71,250 - 4
Surrey - 8 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex -22 3 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -53 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 59 (45.04%) Social Skills
2 56 (42.75%) VMware
3 52 (39.69%) Linux
4 51 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (38.17%) Firewall
6 48 (36.64%) Microsoft
7 45 (34.35%) Microsoft 365
8 41 (31.30%) Active Directory
9 39 (29.77%) Windows
10 34 (25.95%) Wireless
10 34 (25.95%) Azure
11 28 (21.37%) Degree
11 28 (21.37%) Windows Server
11 28 (21.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 28 (21.37%) Cisco
12 27 (20.61%) DNS
12 27 (20.61%) Meraki
13 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
13 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (19.08%) Telecoms
14 25 (19.08%) SLA
14 25 (19.08%) AWS
14 25 (19.08%) Proactive Monitoring
15 24 (18.32%) SC Cleared
16 23 (17.56%) DHCP
17 22 (16.79%) Project Management
17 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (16.79%) Retail
17 22 (16.79%) Smart City
17 22 (16.79%) 5G

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.29%) Apache
3 3 (2.29%) Confluence
3 3 (2.29%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (34.35%) Microsoft 365
2 34 (25.95%) Azure
3 25 (19.08%) AWS
4 10 (7.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (38.17%) Firewall
2 34 (25.95%) Wireless
3 27 (20.61%) DNS
4 23 (17.56%) DHCP
5 22 (16.79%) 5G
6 18 (13.74%) VPN
7 17 (12.98%) TCP/IP
7 17 (12.98%) WAN
8 15 (11.45%) LAN
9 8 (6.11%) Network Security
9 8 (6.11%) VLAN
10 5 (3.82%) BGP
11 4 (3.05%) DAB
11 4 (3.05%) OSPF
11 4 (3.05%) VoIP
11 4 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.29%) IPsec
12 3 (2.29%) Software-Defined Radio
12 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.29%) Subversion
2 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.76%) GitLab
General
1 59 (45.04%) Social Skills
2 25 (19.08%) Telecoms
3 22 (16.79%) Retail
4 16 (12.21%) Finance
5 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (3.05%) Law
6 4 (3.05%) Military
7 2 (1.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Network Engineer
2 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (17.56%) Consultant
4 22 (16.79%) Telecoms Consultant
5 17 (12.98%) IT Manager
6 16 (12.21%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure Support
7 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) IT Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) IT Support
10 8 (6.11%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Network Support
10 8 (6.11%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Administrator
11 6 (4.58%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Smart City
2 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
3 18 (13.74%) Driving Licence
4 13 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (8.40%) Replication
6 4 (3.05%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.29%) Clustering
7 3 (2.29%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.76%) PKI
9 1 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.69%) Linux
2 39 (29.77%) Windows
3 28 (21.37%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.40%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.82%) Android
5 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (19.08%) Proactive Monitoring
3 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (16.79%) Project Management
4 21 (16.03%) Service Management
5 19 (14.50%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
7 17 (12.98%) ERP
7 17 (12.98%) Server Management
8 14 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (10.69%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.92%) ITIL
10 12 (9.16%) Change Management
11 11 (8.40%) Data Security
11 11 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (8.40%) Storage Management
12 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.87%) Supplier Management
13 7 (5.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) C
3 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.29%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) PHP
4 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
3 24 (18.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.63%) CCNA
6 6 (4.58%) CCNP
6 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.29%) HND
9 2 (1.53%) CCDP
9 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.53%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.53%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.76%) APMP
10 1 (0.76%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.76%) GPEN
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
10 1 (0.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.37%) Cyber Essentials
2 25 (19.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (31.30%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.98%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.98%) RHEV
4 11 (8.40%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.05%) Firmware
6 4 (3.05%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (7.63%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (7.63%) Jamf Pro
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (42.75%) VMware
2 48 (36.64%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.37%) Cisco
4 27 (20.61%) Meraki
5 17 (12.98%) SAP
6 14 (10.69%) CheckPoint
6 14 (10.69%) Palo Alto
7 11 (8.40%) Dell Compellent
7 11 (8.40%) Juniper
8 10 (7.63%) Apple
9 9 (6.87%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.05%) Veeam
11 3 (2.29%) Brocade
11 3 (2.29%) Dell
12 2 (1.53%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.53%) F5
12 2 (1.53%) McAfee
12 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.53%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.76%) Aerohive Networks