Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 558 606
Rank change year-on-year -118 +48 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 553 779 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 406 601 739
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,956
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 157,440 157,260 187,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 127,646 129,586 155,123
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -119 525 £50,000 +5.26% 107
UK excluding London -66 407 £45,000 +5.88% 87
South East -10 141 £52,500 +23.53% 24
London -100 139 £62,500 +19.05% 22
Midlands +27 93 £42,500 - 17
North of England -73 64 £37,500 -7.41% 28
East of England -48 60 £40,000 -20.00% 11
West Midlands +17 46 £48,500 +29.33% 9
East Midlands +20 35 £42,500 -29.17% 8
Yorkshire +2 34 £35,000 +16.67% 16
North West -72 28 £43,000 -1.71% 12
South West -28 26 £45,000 +4.05% 5
Scotland -38 12 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Wales +19 11 £39,250 +20.77% 1
North East -22 3 £24,000 +9.09%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 314 (56.78%) Cisco
2 283 (51.18%) Firewall
3 241 (43.58%) Cisco Certification
4 216 (39.06%) WAN
5 215 (38.88%) LAN
6 181 (32.73%) CCNP
7 167 (30.20%) VPN
8 151 (27.31%) OSPF
9 146 (26.40%) ITIL
10 137 (24.77%) Juniper
10 137 (24.77%) BGP
11 135 (24.41%) DNS
11 135 (24.41%) Windows
12 132 (23.87%) Data Centre
13 131 (23.69%) Microsoft
14 125 (22.60%) Wireless
15 120 (21.70%) VMware
16 117 (21.16%) Network Security
17 114 (20.61%) CCNA
18 111 (20.07%) Linux
19 110 (19.89%) MPLS
20 108 (19.53%) CheckPoint
21 102 (18.44%) Active Directory
22 100 (18.08%) Degree
23 94 (17.00%) DHCP
24 92 (16.64%) Cisco ASA
25 90 (16.27%) SolarWinds
26 88 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
26 88 (15.91%) VoIP
27 87 (15.73%) TCP/IP

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 22 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.45%) CMS
6 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.72%) Apache
8 4 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.54%) IIS
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) MTS
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.87%) Office 365
2 33 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (3.07%) Akamai
6 11 (1.99%) SaaS
7 10 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (1.63%) IaaS
9 6 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (0.72%) G Suite
10 4 (0.72%) GitHub
10 4 (0.72%) npm
10 4 (0.72%) Slack
10 4 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.54%) PaaS
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 283 (51.18%) Firewall
2 216 (39.06%) WAN
3 215 (38.88%) LAN
4 167 (30.20%) VPN
5 151 (27.31%) OSPF
6 137 (24.77%) BGP
7 135 (24.41%) DNS
8 125 (22.60%) Wireless
9 117 (21.16%) Network Security
10 110 (19.89%) MPLS
11 94 (17.00%) DHCP
12 92 (16.64%) Cisco ASA
13 88 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 88 (15.91%) VoIP
14 87 (15.73%) TCP/IP
15 84 (15.19%) SNMP
16 79 (14.29%) VLAN
17 66 (11.93%) Wi-Fi
18 60 (10.85%) Ethernet
19 53 (9.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.25%) MySQL
3 6 (1.08%) Big Data
3 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.72%) DB2
5 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.36%) OLAP
7 2 (0.36%) OLTP
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.17%) Subversion
3 10 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.72%) FitNesse
5 4 (0.72%) gulp
5 4 (0.72%) JUnit
5 4 (0.72%) Maven
5 4 (0.72%) Mockito
5 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.18%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (13.38%) Finance
2 61 (11.03%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.52%) Retail
4 22 (3.98%) Law
5 19 (3.44%) Back Office
6 12 (2.17%) Military
7 11 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.81%) Banking
9 9 (1.63%) Marketing
10 7 (1.27%) Legal
11 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.90%) Games
13 4 (0.72%) Advertising
14 2 (0.36%) Automotive
14 2 (0.36%) Billing
14 2 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.36%) Romanian Language
15 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 216 (39.06%) Network Engineer
2 61 (11.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 50 (9.04%) Analyst
4 37 (6.69%) Support Engineer
5 36 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (6.51%) Security Engineer
6 34 (6.15%) Architect
6 34 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 34 (6.15%) Network Manager
7 31 (5.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 29 (5.24%) Network Analyst
9 28 (5.06%) Network Support
10 22 (3.98%) Lead Network Engineer
10 22 (3.98%) Network Support Engineer
10 22 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
12 20 (3.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 17 (3.07%) Administrator
13 17 (3.07%) Network Architect
14 16 (2.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.80%) 802.1X
2 20 (3.62%) HTML
3 19 (3.44%) XML
4 13 (2.35%) Web Services
5 7 (1.27%) REST
6 5 (0.90%) CSS
7 4 (0.72%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.72%) Java EE
7 4 (0.72%) JPA
7 4 (0.72%) jQuery
7 4 (0.72%) LAMP
7 4 (0.72%) OpenDaylight
7 4 (0.72%) Spring
7 4 (0.72%) XHTML
8 3 (0.54%) WPF
9 2 (0.36%) LDAP
9 2 (0.36%) Node.js
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
10 1 (0.18%) .NET
10 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 132 (23.87%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.70%) Client/Server
5 20 (3.62%) Public Cloud
6 18 (3.25%) Driving Licence
7 17 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.89%) Virtual Team
9 14 (2.53%) Replication
10 10 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.27%) iPhone
13 6 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.72%) GPGPU
15 4 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 135 (24.41%) Windows
2 111 (20.07%) Linux
3 71 (12.84%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.15%) Unix
5 31 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.44%) Windows 10
7 19 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.81%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.27%) Solaris
12 5 (0.90%) CentOS
13 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.54%) Debian
14 3 (0.54%) SUSE
14 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (26.40%) ITIL
2 62 (11.21%) Network Design
3 61 (11.03%) Change Management
4 58 (10.49%) Load Balancing
5 42 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
6 39 (7.05%) Mentoring
7 38 (6.87%) Network Architecture
7 38 (6.87%) Project Management
8 36 (6.51%) Capacity Management
8 36 (6.51%) Problem Management
9 35 (6.33%) Software Engineering
10 32 (5.79%) High Availability
10 32 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 32 (5.79%) Service Management
11 30 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (5.42%) Incident Management
12 29 (5.24%) Security Management
13 28 (5.06%) DevOps
14 25 (4.52%) Process Improvement
14 25 (4.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.76%) Python
2 48 (8.68%) SQL
3 29 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 28 (5.06%) Perl
5 18 (3.25%) PHP
6 16 (2.89%) Java
7 14 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.53%) C
8 8 (1.45%) Ruby
9 7 (1.27%) VBScript
10 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.72%) C#
11 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.54%) AWK
12 3 (0.54%) C++
13 2 (0.36%) Groovy
14 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 241 (43.58%) Cisco Certification
2 181 (32.73%) CCNP
3 114 (20.61%) CCNA
4 100 (18.08%) Degree
5 49 (8.86%) Security Cleared
6 42 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 35 (6.33%) CISSP
9 34 (6.15%) JNCIP
10 32 (5.79%) CCIE
11 19 (3.44%) DV Cleared
12 18 (3.25%) JNCIS
13 17 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (2.89%) CCDP
14 16 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (2.71%) MCSE
16 12 (2.17%) JNCIA
17 11 (1.99%) CASP
17 11 (1.99%) CCSE
17 11 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.59%) SLA
2 20 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.89%) QA
5 12 (2.17%) GDPR
6 9 (1.63%) PMO
7 8 (1.45%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 102 (18.44%) Active Directory
2 71 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.96%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.34%) vSphere
5 22 (3.98%) VMware NSX
6 11 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.08%) Docker
10 5 (0.90%) Firmware
10 5 (0.90%) LXC
11 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.72%) Xen
12 3 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.54%) NFS
12 3 (0.54%) XenApp
13 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.36%) XenServer
14 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (6.33%) Puppet
2 34 (6.15%) SCCM
3 29 (5.24%) Nagios
4 26 (4.70%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (4.52%) Cacti
6 21 (3.80%) SCOM
7 20 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (3.44%) vCenter Server
9 18 (3.25%) OpenNMS
10 15 (2.71%) RANCID
11 12 (2.17%) vRealize
12 10 (1.81%) Ansible
12 10 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
14 8 (1.45%) Backup Exec
14 8 (1.45%) Kibana
15 6 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
16 5 (0.90%) OpenView
16 5 (0.90%) TeMIP
16 5 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 314 (56.78%) Cisco
2 137 (24.77%) Juniper
3 131 (23.69%) Microsoft
4 120 (21.70%) VMware
5 108 (19.53%) CheckPoint
6 90 (16.27%) SolarWinds
7 86 (15.55%) F5
8 85 (15.37%) HP
9 70 (12.66%) Palo Alto
10 58 (10.49%) Aruba
11 49 (8.86%) Citrix
12 45 (8.14%) Fortinet
13 41 (7.41%) Meraki
14 30 (5.42%) Riverbed
15 27 (4.88%) Dell
16 23 (4.16%) Blue Coat
17 22 (3.98%) Brocade
18 20 (3.62%) IBM
18 20 (3.62%) Oracle
19 19 (3.44%) 3Com