Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 597 635
Rank change year-on-year -32 +38 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 655 773 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 537 624 733
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
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 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Management in the UK

Network Management
Top 15 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 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 -19 629 £45,000 -10.00% 34
UK excluding London +6 441 £40,000 -11.11% 27
London -8 207 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East -9 119 £42,500 -12.82% 8
North of England 0 103 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Midlands +81 99 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East of England -24 85 £37,000 -22.11% 3
North West -21 70 £42,500 -16.67% 3
East Midlands +65 52 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands +30 39 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Yorkshire +37 31 £40,000 -3.03% 5
South West -9 17 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Scotland -7 13 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Wales +25 8 £39,625 -20.75%
North East +19 3 £24,000 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 398 (60.76%) Cisco
2 340 (51.91%) Firewall
3 333 (50.84%) Cisco Certification
4 260 (39.69%) WAN
5 256 (39.08%) CCNP
6 249 (38.02%) LAN
7 211 (32.21%) VPN
8 171 (26.11%) OSPF
9 170 (25.95%) BGP
10 166 (25.34%) Juniper
11 164 (25.04%) Microsoft
12 163 (24.89%) Windows
13 160 (24.43%) DNS
14 159 (24.27%) Network Security
15 153 (23.36%) CCNA
15 153 (23.36%) Wireless
16 149 (22.75%) TCP/IP
16 149 (22.75%) ITIL
17 145 (22.14%) Data Centre
18 144 (21.98%) CheckPoint
19 133 (20.31%) MPLS
20 118 (18.02%) DHCP
21 117 (17.86%) Active Directory
22 115 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
23 113 (17.25%) VMware
24 108 (16.49%) F5
25 96 (14.66%) Degree
26 95 (14.50%) VoIP
27 90 (13.74%) Linux
27 90 (13.74%) HP

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 26 (3.97%) CMS
1 26 (3.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.37%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.22%) IIS
6 6 (0.92%) Apache
7 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) Confluence
10 1 (0.15%) Documentum
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) MTS
10 1 (0.15%) nginx
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) Site Server
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.61%) 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%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.21%) Office 365
3 21 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (1.83%) SaaS
5 11 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 340 (51.91%) Firewall
2 260 (39.69%) WAN
3 249 (38.02%) LAN
4 211 (32.21%) VPN
5 171 (26.11%) OSPF
6 170 (25.95%) BGP
7 160 (24.43%) DNS
8 159 (24.27%) Network Security
9 153 (23.36%) Wireless
10 149 (22.75%) TCP/IP
11 133 (20.31%) MPLS
12 118 (18.02%) DHCP
13 115 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 95 (14.50%) VoIP
15 88 (13.44%) VLAN
16 86 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
17 80 (12.21%) EIGRP
18 78 (11.91%) SAN
19 75 (11.45%) IPsec
20 56 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.27%) MySQL
3 10 (1.53%) Big Data
4 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.61%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.22%) Metasploit
3 6 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.46%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.46%) Subversion
7 2 (0.31%) Selenium
7 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 89 (13.59%) Finance
2 68 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.73%) Back Office
4 28 (4.27%) Military
5 26 (3.97%) Banking
6 19 (2.90%) Law
7 17 (2.60%) Marketing
8 14 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.98%) Electronics
9 13 (1.98%) Retail
10 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.22%) Games
12 7 (1.07%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Legal
14 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
14 2 (0.31%) Romanian Language
15 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 301 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 91 (13.89%) Analyst
3 85 (12.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 81 (12.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 77 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 53 (8.09%) Network Analyst
7 43 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 36 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (5.34%) Network Support
10 33 (5.04%) Administrator
11 29 (4.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 29 (4.43%) Security Analyst
12 27 (4.12%) Security Engineer
13 26 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
14 25 (3.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 24 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
15 24 (3.66%) Architect
15 24 (3.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 24 (3.66%) Juniper Engineer
16 23 (3.51%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.65%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.53%) Web Services
3 6 (0.92%) HTML
3 6 (0.92%) JSON
3 6 (0.92%) REST
3 6 (0.92%) WPF
4 4 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (0.61%) CSS
4 4 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.61%) Middleware
5 3 (0.46%) .NET
5 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.46%) jQuery
6 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.31%) Java EE
6 2 (0.31%) JPA
6 2 (0.31%) LAMP
6 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.31%) XML
6 2 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (22.14%) Data Centre
2 50 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.19%) Driving Licence
5 29 (4.43%) Client/Server
6 24 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.44%) PKI
7 16 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.29%) iPhone
9 11 (1.68%) HP Storage
9 11 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.22%) Replication
12 7 (1.07%) Equities
12 7 (1.07%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.76%) CESG
13 5 (0.76%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.76%) Social Network
14 4 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 163 (24.89%) Windows
2 90 (13.74%) Linux
3 89 (13.59%) Windows Server
4 38 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (5.50%) Unix
5 36 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.44%) CentOS
9 10 (1.53%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.22%) Kali Linux
11 6 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.46%) Android
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (22.75%) ITIL
2 70 (10.69%) Service Delivery
3 61 (9.31%) Change Management
3 61 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 61 (9.31%) Network Design
4 57 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 57 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 41 (6.26%) SIEM
6 40 (6.11%) High Availability
6 40 (6.11%) Information Security
6 40 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 39 (5.95%) Time Management
8 38 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
9 36 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (5.50%) Problem Management
10 31 (4.73%) Project Management
11 29 (4.43%) Change Control
11 29 (4.43%) Presales
12 28 (4.27%) Incident Management
13 27 (4.12%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.72%) SQL
2 42 (6.41%) Python
3 25 (3.82%) C
4 20 (3.05%) Java
4 20 (3.05%) Perl
5 15 (2.29%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.83%) C++
7 10 (1.53%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.37%) PHP
9 8 (1.22%) C#
9 8 (1.22%) Ruby
10 4 (0.61%) VBScript
11 2 (0.31%) R
11 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) AWK
Qualifications
1 333 (50.84%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (39.08%) CCNP
3 153 (23.36%) CCNA
4 96 (14.66%) Degree
5 71 (10.84%) CCIE
6 60 (9.16%) Security Cleared
7 52 (7.94%) SC Cleared
8 46 (7.02%) JNCIP
9 26 (3.97%) DV Cleared
10 23 (3.51%) CISSP
11 22 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (3.21%) CCSE
13 20 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (2.75%) CCDP
14 18 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (2.75%) MCSE
15 15 (2.29%) JNCIS
15 15 (2.29%) MCP
15 15 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
16 13 (1.98%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.87%) SLA
2 42 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.51%) ISO 9001
4 14 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.68%) PMO
5 11 (1.68%) QA
6 9 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.92%) GDPR
8 4 (0.61%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.46%) MiFID
10 2 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 117 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 90 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.73%) vSphere
5 16 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.37%) VMware NSX
7 8 (1.22%) Snort
8 7 (1.07%) XenApp
9 6 (0.92%) KVM
10 4 (0.61%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.46%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.31%) Firmware
12 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (7.63%) SCCM
2 38 (5.80%) Nagios
3 35 (5.34%) Cacti
4 31 (4.73%) Puppet
5 27 (4.12%) SCOM
6 22 (3.36%) Cisco Prime
7 19 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (2.44%) OpenNMS
9 15 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (1.98%) RANCID
10 13 (1.98%) SmokePing
10 13 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
11 11 (1.68%) Ansible
12 10 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.22%) EnCase
13 8 (1.22%) Nessus
13 8 (1.22%) Nexpose
13 8 (1.22%) Nmap
13 8 (1.22%) Suricata
14 6 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 398 (60.76%) Cisco
2 166 (25.34%) Juniper
3 164 (25.04%) Microsoft
4 144 (21.98%) CheckPoint
5 113 (17.25%) VMware
6 108 (16.49%) F5
7 90 (13.74%) HP
7 90 (13.74%) Palo Alto
8 89 (13.59%) SolarWinds
9 54 (8.24%) Meraki
10 47 (7.18%) Aruba
11 46 (7.02%) Riverbed
12 37 (5.65%) NetApp
13 35 (5.34%) Citrix
14 30 (4.58%) Fortinet
15 28 (4.27%) Extreme Networks
16 23 (3.51%) IBM
16 23 (3.51%) Oracle
17 22 (3.36%) Mitel
18 21 (3.21%) Brocade