Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 680 583 563
Rank change year-on-year -97 -20 +66
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 543 704 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 370 529 781
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 156,453 154,494 180,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,648 126,607 150,063
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -87 521 £52,500 +23.53% 105
UK excluding London -44 386 £45,000 +12.50% 68
London -88 152 £61,000 +15.64% 38
South East -16 111 £52,500 +23.53% 19
Midlands +38 91 £52,500 +31.25% 8
North of England -35 85 £37,750 -7.93% 14
West Midlands +13 62 £52,500 +31.25% 5
East of England -26 54 £42,500 - 16
North West -48 39 £60,000 +41.18% 6
Yorkshire +17 35 £32,500 - 8
East Midlands +5 28 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West -30 27 £26,750 -40.56% 10
Scotland -33 14 £38,750 +20.56% 1
North East -14 11 £47,500 +115.91%
Wales +9 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 349 (64.27%) Cisco
2 304 (55.99%) Firewall
3 265 (48.80%) WAN
4 243 (44.75%) Cisco Certification
5 237 (43.65%) LAN
6 199 (36.65%) CCNP
7 183 (33.70%) Data Centre
8 175 (32.23%) OSPF
9 169 (31.12%) ITIL
10 167 (30.76%) MPLS
11 164 (30.20%) Wireless
12 153 (28.18%) CCNA
13 150 (27.62%) VPN
13 150 (27.62%) Windows
14 131 (24.13%) CheckPoint
15 124 (22.84%) DNS
15 124 (22.84%) VMware
16 120 (22.10%) SolarWinds
17 117 (21.55%) HP
17 117 (21.55%) Linux
18 115 (21.18%) Microsoft
19 114 (20.99%) Degree
20 108 (19.89%) Network Security
21 102 (18.78%) BGP
22 99 (18.23%) TCP/IP
23 98 (18.05%) Active Directory
24 97 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
25 95 (17.50%) F5
26 94 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
26 94 (17.31%) DHCP

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 18 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.74%) Moodle
8 3 (0.55%) Apache
8 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 53 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.16%) Office 365
4 21 (3.87%) Akamai
5 20 (3.68%) IaaS
6 16 (2.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (2.39%) SaaS
8 12 (2.21%) PaaS
9 11 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.03%) AWS CloudTrail
10 10 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.84%) Serverless
11 6 (1.10%) npm
12 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.37%) G Suite
13 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 304 (55.99%) Firewall
2 265 (48.80%) WAN
3 237 (43.65%) LAN
4 175 (32.23%) OSPF
5 167 (30.76%) MPLS
6 164 (30.20%) Wireless
7 150 (27.62%) VPN
8 124 (22.84%) DNS
9 108 (19.89%) Network Security
10 102 (18.78%) BGP
11 99 (18.23%) TCP/IP
12 97 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
13 94 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 94 (17.31%) DHCP
14 86 (15.84%) VoIP
15 65 (11.97%) SNMP
16 60 (11.05%) VLAN
17 58 (10.68%) Cisco Wireless
18 57 (10.50%) Wi-Fi
19 55 (10.13%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.66%) Big Data
4 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.10%) DB2
6 6 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.92%) MySQL
8 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.39%) Subversion
4 11 (2.03%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.10%) FitNesse
5 6 (1.10%) gulp
5 6 (1.10%) JUnit
5 6 (1.10%) Maven
5 6 (1.10%) Mockito
5 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.18%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (13.08%) Finance
2 64 (11.79%) Retail
3 42 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.97%) Banking
5 16 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.03%) Legal
8 10 (1.84%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.84%) Law
9 6 (1.10%) Marketing
10 4 (0.74%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 229 (42.17%) Network Engineer
2 64 (11.79%) Security Engineer
3 59 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 57 (10.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 57 (10.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 49 (9.02%) Network Security Engineer
6 39 (7.18%) Support Engineer
7 32 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (5.52%) Architect
8 30 (5.52%) Consultant
9 29 (5.34%) Network Support
10 27 (4.97%) Project Engineer
11 25 (4.60%) Network Specialist
11 25 (4.60%) Technical Support
12 24 (4.42%) Network Consultant
12 24 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (4.24%) Analyst
14 20 (3.68%) Cisco Consultant
14 20 (3.68%) Cisco Network Consultant
14 20 (3.68%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.31%) CSS
1 18 (3.31%) HTML
2 14 (2.58%) Web Services
3 12 (2.21%) 802.1X
4 11 (2.03%) XML
5 7 (1.29%) REST
6 6 (1.10%) LDAP
6 6 (1.10%) Spring
7 5 (0.92%) .NET
8 4 (0.74%) Ajax
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (0.74%) COM
8 4 (0.74%) HTML5
8 4 (0.74%) jQuery
8 4 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.55%) LAMP
10 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 183 (33.70%) Data Centre
2 66 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 44 (8.10%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (7.92%) Driving Licence
6 37 (6.81%) Management Information System
7 27 (4.97%) NHS
8 18 (3.31%) Public Cloud
8 18 (3.31%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (2.21%) Replication
11 11 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 11 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.29%) CMDB
14 6 (1.10%) Fintech
15 5 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 150 (27.62%) Windows
2 117 (21.55%) Linux
3 50 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.31%) Unix
6 18 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 16 (2.95%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.84%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.66%) CentOS
11 8 (1.47%) Solaris
12 7 (1.29%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.10%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.10%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.74%) Android
15 4 (0.74%) SUSE
16 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (31.12%) ITIL
2 76 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
3 60 (11.05%) Change Management
4 57 (10.50%) Load Balancing
5 47 (8.66%) Network Design
6 46 (8.47%) Network Architecture
7 44 (8.10%) Project Management
7 44 (8.10%) Service Management
8 40 (7.37%) Configuration Management
9 39 (7.18%) Incident Management
9 39 (7.18%) Network Monitoring
10 38 (7.00%) Service Delivery
11 36 (6.63%) High Availability
12 33 (6.08%) Patch Management
12 33 (6.08%) Proactive Monitoring
12 33 (6.08%) Software Engineering
13 32 (5.89%) SIEM
14 30 (5.52%) Mentoring
14 30 (5.52%) Problem Management
15 29 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.39%) Python
2 34 (6.26%) SQL
3 31 (5.71%) Perl
4 23 (4.24%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.58%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.39%) Java
7 12 (2.21%) PHP
8 10 (1.84%) C
9 9 (1.66%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.10%) Ruby
10 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.92%) C#
12 3 (0.55%) AWK
12 3 (0.55%) VBScript
13 2 (0.37%) sed
14 1 (0.18%) Clojure
14 1 (0.18%) Groovy
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 243 (44.75%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (36.65%) CCNP
3 153 (28.18%) CCNA
4 114 (20.99%) Degree
5 52 (9.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (7.00%) Security Cleared
7 33 (6.08%) CCIE
8 30 (5.52%) CISSP
9 28 (5.16%) SC Cleared
10 26 (4.79%) JNCIP
11 23 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (3.50%) CCDP
13 17 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (2.58%) JNCIS
15 13 (2.39%) DV Cleared
15 13 (2.39%) MCSE
16 12 (2.21%) JNCIA
17 11 (2.03%) MCP
18 7 (1.29%) JNCIE
18 7 (1.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.68%) SLA
2 23 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.84%) QA
5 9 (1.66%) PMO
6 8 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (1.29%) GDPR
8 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) COSO
9 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 98 (18.05%) Active Directory
2 84 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.89%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.16%) Firmware
5 25 (4.60%) VMware NSX
6 17 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 17 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (3.13%) vSphere
7 16 (2.95%) VMware Server
8 9 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.10%) Docker
11 5 (0.92%) LXC
11 5 (0.92%) Xen
12 4 (0.74%) XenApp
13 3 (0.55%) vCloud
13 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.55%) XenServer
14 2 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (9.58%) Cisco Prime
2 49 (9.02%) Nagios
3 30 (5.52%) SCCM
4 28 (5.16%) Puppet
5 19 (3.50%) SCOM
6 18 (3.31%) Cacti
7 17 (3.13%) QRadar
7 17 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
8 14 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (2.58%) vCenter Server
9 13 (2.39%) Cisco UCCX
9 13 (2.39%) Nessus
9 13 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (2.21%) Stealthwatch
11 11 (2.03%) Cisco CME
11 11 (2.03%) Kibana
11 11 (2.03%) RANCID
11 11 (2.03%) TrustSec
12 10 (1.84%) OpenNMS
13 9 (1.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 349 (64.27%) Cisco
2 131 (24.13%) CheckPoint
3 124 (22.84%) VMware
4 120 (22.10%) SolarWinds
5 117 (21.55%) HP
6 115 (21.18%) Microsoft
7 95 (17.50%) F5
8 92 (16.94%) Juniper
9 66 (12.15%) Meraki
10 52 (9.58%) Citrix
11 49 (9.02%) Palo Alto
12 47 (8.66%) Fortinet
13 41 (7.55%) Aruba
14 31 (5.71%) Extreme Networks
15 25 (4.60%) Blue Coat
16 22 (4.05%) Riverbed
17 21 (3.87%) Zscaler
18 19 (3.50%) Nortel
19 18 (3.31%) Dell
19 18 (3.31%) EMC