Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 654 632 606
Rank change year-on-year -22 -26 +38
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 541 655 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 380 537 624
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,400 £26,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,837 159,663 173,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.05% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 118,373 125,920 144,420
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the UK

Network Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Management in the UK

Network Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Management in the UK

Network Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England -32 521 £48,000 +6.67% 96
UK excluding London -38 364 £40,000 - 78
London -8 169 £60,000 - 18
East of England +23 90 £36,000 -2.70% 9
Midlands +19 89 £50,000 +25.00% 19
West Midlands +72 80 £52,000 +9.47% 16
South East -39 74 £54,500 +28.24% 24
North of England +11 66 £37,500 -6.25% 16
North West -28 32 £42,396 -0.24% 8
South West +22 31 £34,736 -22.81% 11
Yorkshire +21 28 £23,000 -42.50% 4
Scotland 0 11 £41,500 -12.63%
East Midlands -39 9 £41,500 +18.57% 3
North East -6 6 £47,500 +97.92% 4
Wales -4 2 £85,000 +114.51%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 with a requirement for Network Management.

1 392 (72.46%) Cisco
2 340 (62.85%) Firewall
3 282 (52.13%) WAN
4 271 (50.09%) Cisco Certification
5 249 (46.03%) LAN
6 221 (40.85%) Data Centre
7 212 (39.19%) CCNP
8 182 (33.64%) CCNA
9 177 (32.72%) OSPF
10 164 (30.31%) SolarWinds
11 157 (29.02%) MPLS
12 153 (28.28%) CheckPoint
13 150 (27.73%) TCP/IP
14 147 (27.17%) Wireless
15 139 (25.69%) VPN
15 139 (25.69%) ITIL
16 137 (25.32%) Network Security
17 128 (23.66%) Windows
18 116 (21.44%) Problem-Solving
19 114 (21.07%) BGP
20 105 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
21 104 (19.22%) Linux
21 104 (19.22%) Ethernet
22 103 (19.04%) Wi-Fi
23 102 (18.85%) Degree
24 100 (18.48%) VoIP
25 99 (18.30%) Microsoft
26 97 (17.93%) Cisco Nexus
27 93 (17.19%) F5
27 93 (17.19%) VMware

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (1.48%) MS Exchange
1 8 (1.48%) Skype for Business
2 7 (1.29%) IIS
3 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.74%) Moodle
5 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (8.32%) Office 365
3 44 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.92%) Akamai
5 5 (0.92%) IaaS
6 4 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.55%) npm
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 340 (62.85%) Firewall
2 282 (52.13%) WAN
3 249 (46.03%) LAN
4 177 (32.72%) OSPF
5 157 (29.02%) MPLS
6 150 (27.73%) TCP/IP
7 147 (27.17%) Wireless
8 139 (25.69%) VPN
9 137 (25.32%) Network Security
10 114 (21.07%) BGP
11 105 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
12 104 (19.22%) Ethernet
13 103 (19.04%) Wi-Fi
14 100 (18.48%) VoIP
15 97 (17.93%) Cisco Nexus
16 82 (15.16%) DNS
17 77 (14.23%) DHCP
18 61 (11.28%) Cisco Wireless
19 53 (9.80%) Cisco Firepower
20 50 (9.24%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.85%) Big Data
3 7 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.74%) MySQL
5 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.55%) DB2
6 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.37%) Power BI
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.29%) JIRA
2 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.92%) Maven
3 3 (0.55%) FitNesse
3 3 (0.55%) gulp
3 3 (0.55%) JUnit
3 3 (0.55%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.55%) Mockito
3 3 (0.55%) Subversion
4 2 (0.37%) Ant
4 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (16.27%) Finance
2 86 (15.90%) Retail
3 53 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.99%) Banking
5 15 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.85%) Marketing
8 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.48%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.74%) Electronics
10 4 (0.74%) Law
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 213 (39.37%) Network Engineer
2 77 (14.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 70 (12.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 66 (12.20%) Analyst
5 52 (9.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 50 (9.24%) Network Analyst
7 47 (8.69%) Security Engineer
8 44 (8.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 44 (8.13%) Project Engineer
9 35 (6.47%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 31 (5.73%) Support Engineer
11 30 (5.55%) Security Analyst
12 24 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
13 23 (4.25%) Architect
13 23 (4.25%) Technical Support
14 21 (3.88%) Network Support
15 20 (3.70%) Team Leader
16 18 (3.33%) Consultant
16 18 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.03%) XMPP
2 9 (1.66%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.29%) CSS
4 6 (1.11%) COM
5 4 (0.74%) .NET
5 4 (0.74%) HTML
5 4 (0.74%) Web Services
6 3 (0.55%) REST
6 3 (0.55%) Spring
7 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.37%) Ajax
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.37%) HTML5
7 2 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.37%) LDAP
7 2 (0.37%) STL
8 1 (0.18%) CORBA
8 1 (0.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 221 (40.85%) Data Centre
2 92 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (17.01%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (9.98%) Computer Science
4 47 (8.69%) Management Information System
5 43 (7.95%) Driving Licence
6 19 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.77%) NHS
8 9 (1.66%) Fintech
9 8 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.48%) PKI
10 7 (1.29%) CCTV
10 7 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.92%) SCADA
11 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.92%) VLE
12 4 (0.74%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.66%) Windows
2 104 (19.22%) Linux
3 41 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (4.25%) Unix
6 22 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.22%) Solaris
9 11 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.85%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.48%) CentOS
11 8 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.92%) SUSE
13 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.55%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (25.69%) ITIL
2 116 (21.44%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (9.43%) Information Security
4 46 (8.50%) Service Delivery
5 42 (7.76%) Kalman Filter
6 41 (7.58%) Project Management
7 40 (7.39%) Network Design
7 40 (7.39%) Network Load Balancing
8 39 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 36 (6.65%) Mentoring
10 35 (6.47%) High Availability
10 35 (6.47%) Web Filtering
11 32 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 32 (5.91%) Proactive Monitoring
12 31 (5.73%) Capacity Management
12 31 (5.73%) Change Control
12 31 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (5.73%) Load Balancing
13 30 (5.55%) Change Management
13 30 (5.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.47%) Python
2 34 (6.28%) SQL
3 20 (3.70%) Perl
4 17 (3.14%) C
5 15 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.40%) Java
7 6 (1.11%) PHP
7 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.74%) C#
8 4 (0.74%) C++
9 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.37%) AWK
10 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.37%) sed
10 2 (0.37%) Tcl
11 1 (0.18%) Go
11 1 (0.18%) Lisp
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 271 (50.09%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (39.19%) CCNP
3 182 (33.64%) CCNA
4 102 (18.85%) Degree
5 30 (5.55%) Security Cleared
6 29 (5.36%) CCIE
7 27 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (4.81%) CCSA
9 25 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.40%) HND
12 12 (2.22%) CCDP
12 12 (2.22%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.22%) JNCIS
12 12 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.03%) CISSP
13 11 (2.03%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.48%) HNC
14 8 (1.48%) MCSE
15 7 (1.29%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.28%) SLA
2 27 (4.99%) GDPR
3 26 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.92%) QA
6 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.55%) BS7799
7 3 (0.55%) COBIT
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) COSO
9 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (11.46%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.44%) Firmware
4 20 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 15 (2.77%) vSphere
6 13 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.66%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.11%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.11%) NFS
11 3 (0.55%) Docker
11 3 (0.55%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.55%) Snort
12 1 (0.18%) iptables
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.18%) pfSense
12 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (12.38%) Cisco Prime
2 53 (9.80%) Nagios
3 51 (9.43%) Stealthwatch
4 18 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (2.77%) SCCM
6 14 (2.59%) Ansible
7 13 (2.40%) QRadar
7 13 (2.40%) WhatsUp Gold
8 12 (2.22%) SCOM
9 10 (1.85%) Puppet
10 9 (1.66%) Nessus
10 9 (1.66%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (1.48%) Cacti
12 7 (1.29%) TrustSec
13 6 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (1.11%) RANCID
13 6 (1.11%) Terraform
14 5 (0.92%) Cisco CME
14 5 (0.92%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 392 (72.46%) Cisco
2 164 (30.31%) SolarWinds
3 153 (28.28%) CheckPoint
4 99 (18.30%) Microsoft
5 93 (17.19%) F5
5 93 (17.19%) VMware
6 82 (15.16%) Juniper
7 75 (13.86%) HP
8 73 (13.49%) Meraki
9 61 (11.28%) Palo Alto
10 49 (9.06%) Fortinet
11 42 (7.76%) Nortel
12 39 (7.21%) Avaya
12 39 (7.21%) Riverbed
13 30 (5.55%) Symantec
14 27 (4.99%) Nokia
15 21 (3.88%) Red Hat
16 17 (3.14%) EMC
17 16 (2.96%) Arista
17 16 (2.96%) Citrix