Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Network Management
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 605 644
Rank change year-on-year -23 +39 -44
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 646 775 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 522 636 713
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,750 £26,350
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
England -40 616 £47,500 - 33
UK excluding London -14 440 £42,500 -5.56% 32
London -33 198 £62,500 +15.74% 1
South East -5 128 £47,000 +4.44% 6
Midlands +50 97 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North of England -15 88 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East of England -26 84 £36,500 -23.16% 4
North West -44 54 £42,500 -7.61% 11
East Midlands +49 51 £31,500 -33.68% 3
West Midlands +15 36 £52,500 +61.54% 2
Yorkshire +31 32 £40,000 - 3
South West -25 19 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Scotland -10 15 £47,500 +26.67%
Wales +22 9 £39,250 -
North East +12 3 £24,000 -46.67%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Network Management.

1 387 (59.91%) Cisco
2 329 (50.93%) Firewall
3 324 (50.15%) Cisco Certification
4 255 (39.47%) WAN
5 248 (38.39%) CCNP
6 247 (38.24%) LAN
7 193 (29.88%) VPN
8 165 (25.54%) BGP
9 163 (25.23%) OSPF
10 154 (23.84%) Microsoft
10 154 (23.84%) ITIL
11 151 (23.37%) Wireless
11 151 (23.37%) Network Security
12 148 (22.91%) DNS
13 146 (22.60%) Juniper
14 144 (22.29%) CCNA
15 143 (22.14%) CheckPoint
16 142 (21.98%) Windows
17 140 (21.67%) Data Centre
18 133 (20.59%) TCP/IP
18 133 (20.59%) MPLS
19 111 (17.18%) Cisco Nexus
20 110 (17.03%) VMware
21 109 (16.87%) Active Directory
22 106 (16.41%) F5
23 104 (16.10%) DHCP
24 102 (15.79%) Finance
25 101 (15.63%) Degree
26 98 (15.17%) VoIP
27 97 (15.02%) Linux

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 27 (4.18%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.87%) CMS
3 14 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.70%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.93%) IIS
7 5 (0.77%) Apache
7 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) Confluence
11 1 (0.15%) Documentum
11 1 (0.15%) JBoss
11 1 (0.15%) MTS
11 1 (0.15%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.72%) Office 365
4 22 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (2.32%) SaaS
6 11 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.77%) IaaS
8 3 (0.46%) Akamai
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.31%) G Suite
9 2 (0.31%) GitHub
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.31%) Slack
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 329 (50.93%) Firewall
2 255 (39.47%) WAN
3 247 (38.24%) LAN
4 193 (29.88%) VPN
5 165 (25.54%) BGP
6 163 (25.23%) OSPF
7 151 (23.37%) Network Security
7 151 (23.37%) Wireless
8 148 (22.91%) DNS
9 133 (20.59%) MPLS
9 133 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 111 (17.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 104 (16.10%) DHCP
12 98 (15.17%) VoIP
13 93 (14.40%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (12.85%) VLAN
15 79 (12.23%) EIGRP
16 74 (11.46%) SAN
17 63 (9.75%) IPsec
18 60 (9.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.64%) MySQL
3 9 (1.39%) Big Data
4 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.62%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.15%) OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) OLTP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.62%) Metasploit
3 4 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.62%) Subversion
4 3 (0.46%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 102 (15.79%) Finance
2 70 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.64%) Back Office
4 27 (4.18%) Military
5 26 (4.02%) Banking
6 23 (3.56%) Law
7 19 (2.94%) Retail
8 16 (2.48%) Marketing
9 14 (2.17%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.70%) Electronics
12 6 (0.93%) Automotive
13 5 (0.77%) Games
14 4 (0.62%) Legal
15 2 (0.31%) Billing
15 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Romanian Language
16 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.15%) German Language
16 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 281 (43.50%) Network Engineer
2 82 (12.69%) Analyst
3 77 (11.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 76 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 74 (11.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 41 (6.35%) Network Analyst
7 37 (5.73%) Support Engineer
8 34 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (4.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 31 (4.80%) Network Support
10 28 (4.33%) Administrator
11 27 (4.18%) Security Engineer
12 26 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
12 26 (4.02%) Network Manager
12 26 (4.02%) Security Analyst
13 25 (3.87%) Architect
14 24 (3.72%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 23 (3.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 22 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
16 22 (3.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.42%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.86%) Web Services
3 10 (1.55%) HTML
4 7 (1.08%) XML
5 4 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.62%) OpenDaylight
5 4 (0.62%) WPF
6 3 (0.46%) CSS
6 3 (0.46%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.46%) Java EE
6 3 (0.46%) JPA
6 3 (0.46%) jQuery
6 3 (0.46%) LAMP
6 3 (0.46%) Middleware
6 3 (0.46%) REST
6 3 (0.46%) XHTML
7 2 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.31%) JSON
7 2 (0.31%) Velocity
7 2 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.57%) Client/Server
5 27 (4.18%) Driving Licence
6 24 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.48%) iPhone
8 14 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.86%) PKI
9 12 (1.86%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.55%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.39%) Replication
12 8 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.08%) Equities
13 7 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.93%) Social Network
15 4 (0.62%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 142 (21.98%) Windows
2 97 (15.02%) Linux
3 76 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 41 (6.35%) Unix
5 38 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.17%) CentOS
8 14 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.62%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (23.84%) ITIL
2 69 (10.68%) Service Delivery
3 67 (10.37%) Network Design
4 65 (10.06%) Change Management
5 56 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (8.05%) Mentoring
7 49 (7.59%) Load Balancing
8 47 (7.28%) Network Monitoring
9 44 (6.81%) Problem Management
10 43 (6.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 41 (6.35%) Information Security
12 38 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (5.88%) High Availability
13 36 (5.57%) Time Management
14 35 (5.42%) SIEM
15 34 (5.26%) Process Improvement
16 33 (5.11%) Project Management
17 29 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (4.33%) Capacity Management
19 27 (4.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (6.97%) SQL
2 37 (5.73%) Python
3 25 (3.87%) C
4 20 (3.10%) Java
4 20 (3.10%) Perl
5 15 (2.32%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.70%) PHP
8 10 (1.55%) C++
8 10 (1.55%) Ruby
9 7 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.77%) C#
11 4 (0.62%) VBScript
12 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.31%) R
14 1 (0.15%) AWK
14 1 (0.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 324 (50.15%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (38.39%) CCNP
3 144 (22.29%) CCNA
4 101 (15.63%) Degree
5 63 (9.75%) CCIE
6 48 (7.43%) Security Cleared
7 41 (6.35%) SC Cleared
8 35 (5.42%) JNCIP
9 31 (4.80%) CISSP
10 25 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (3.10%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.79%) CCDP
13 18 (2.79%) CCSE
13 18 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (2.48%) MCSE
15 13 (2.01%) MCP
15 13 (2.01%) Network+ Certification
16 12 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (1.70%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.50%) SLA
2 40 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.41%) ISO 9001
4 19 (2.94%) QA
5 13 (2.01%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.55%) GDPR
7 9 (1.39%) PMO
8 7 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.62%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 109 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 83 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.80%) vSphere
5 16 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.55%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.62%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.62%) Snort
8 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.46%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.31%) KVM
9 2 (0.31%) NFS
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.31%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (6.81%) SCCM
2 37 (5.73%) Nagios
3 32 (4.95%) Cacti
3 32 (4.95%) Puppet
4 22 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
5 20 (3.10%) SCOM
6 19 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (2.48%) Ansible
9 15 (2.32%) OpenNMS
10 12 (1.86%) RANCID
11 11 (1.70%) SmokePing
11 11 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (1.55%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
14 5 (0.77%) vRealize
14 5 (0.77%) WSUS
15 4 (0.62%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 387 (59.91%) Cisco
2 154 (23.84%) Microsoft
3 146 (22.60%) Juniper
4 143 (22.14%) CheckPoint
5 110 (17.03%) VMware
6 106 (16.41%) F5
7 96 (14.86%) SolarWinds
8 92 (14.24%) HP
8 92 (14.24%) Palo Alto
9 51 (7.89%) Meraki
10 50 (7.74%) Aruba
11 42 (6.50%) Riverbed
12 33 (5.11%) Citrix
12 33 (5.11%) Fortinet
13 31 (4.80%) NetApp
14 25 (3.87%) Extreme Networks
15 23 (3.56%) IBM
15 23 (3.56%) Oracle
16 22 (3.41%) Dell
17 21 (3.25%) Brocade