Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 637 687 548
Rank change year-on-year +50 -139 +69
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 527 554 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 349 444 634
UK median annual salary £42,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,288
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,375 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -

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 138,851 159,672 161,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.68% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,503 128,276 133,965
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Management in the UK

Network Management
Top 14 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 18 January 2019. 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 +59 510 £42,500 -15.00% 104
UK excluding London +52 397 £37,500 -11.76% 75
East of England +108 135 £36,000 -10.00% 11
London -1 121 £57,500 -4.17% 33
Midlands +50 89 £47,500 +18.75% 12
West Midlands +98 86 £47,500 -3.06% 6
South East -15 85 £50,000 +1.01% 25
North of England +28 52 £34,500 -18.82% 12
Yorkshire +31 42 £33,750 -38.64% 3
South West +39 24 £33,868 -26.77% 11
Scotland +6 10 £41,500 -10.27% 1
North West -4 10 £38,198 -10.12% 6
East Midlands -21 3 £55,000 +69.23% 6
Wales +3 2 £62,500 +59.24% 3

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 383 (72.68%) Cisco
2 340 (64.52%) Firewall
3 293 (55.60%) WAN
4 279 (52.94%) LAN
5 271 (51.42%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (37.00%) CCNP
7 193 (36.62%) OSPF
8 182 (34.54%) CheckPoint
9 181 (34.35%) CCNA
10 175 (33.21%) Data Centre
11 170 (32.26%) Network Security
12 155 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
13 153 (29.03%) TCP/IP
14 148 (28.08%) Wi-Fi
15 125 (23.72%) SolarWinds
16 124 (23.53%) ITIL
17 121 (22.96%) Ethernet
18 115 (21.82%) MPLS
19 114 (21.63%) BGP
19 114 (21.63%) VoIP
20 109 (20.68%) VPN
21 106 (20.11%) Wireless
22 103 (19.54%) Self-Motivation
23 95 (18.03%) Windows
24 91 (17.27%) Palo Alto
25 85 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
26 84 (15.94%) Microsoft
27 83 (15.75%) Wireshark
28 80 (15.18%) Degree
29 78 (14.80%) Retail

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 9 (1.71%) IIS
1 9 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
4 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (2.85%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.14%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (6.07%) Office 365
4 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.57%) IaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 340 (64.52%) Firewall
2 293 (55.60%) WAN
3 279 (52.94%) LAN
4 193 (36.62%) OSPF
5 170 (32.26%) Network Security
6 153 (29.03%) TCP/IP
7 148 (28.08%) Wi-Fi
8 121 (22.96%) Ethernet
9 115 (21.82%) MPLS
10 114 (21.63%) BGP
10 114 (21.63%) VoIP
11 109 (20.68%) VPN
12 106 (20.11%) Wireless
13 83 (15.75%) Wireshark
14 69 (13.09%) Cisco ASA
14 69 (13.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 69 (13.09%) DNS
15 64 (12.14%) Internet
16 60 (11.39%) DHCP
17 49 (9.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.57%) MySQL
3 2 (0.38%) Big Data
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Power BI
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) JIRA
2 2 (0.38%) Ant
2 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) Maven
2 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.19%) Hudson
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (14.80%) Retail
2 63 (11.95%) Finance
3 62 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.28%) Marketing
6 7 (1.33%) Electronics
7 6 (1.14%) Back Office
7 6 (1.14%) Banking
8 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 203 (38.52%) Network Engineer
2 87 (16.51%) Analyst
3 81 (15.37%) Network Analyst
4 60 (11.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 52 (9.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 50 (9.49%) Security Analyst
6 50 (9.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 47 (8.92%) Network Security Analyst
8 38 (7.21%) Support Engineer
9 32 (6.07%) Network Support
10 29 (5.50%) Architect
11 28 (5.31%) Network Support Engineer
11 28 (5.31%) Security Engineer
12 27 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
13 25 (4.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 20 (3.80%) Technical Support
15 19 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (3.23%) IT Support
17 16 (3.04%) Project Engineer
18 14 (2.66%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.66%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.09%) XMPP
3 4 (0.76%) Middleware
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) STL
4 2 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.19%) CGI
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) CORBA
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) React
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 175 (33.21%) Data Centre
2 103 (19.54%) Self-Motivation
3 85 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.78%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.85%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.47%) SCADA
8 7 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.95%) CCTV
9 5 (0.95%) EPoS
10 4 (0.76%) CMDB
10 4 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.76%) Fintech
10 4 (0.76%) iPhone
10 4 (0.76%) IVR
10 4 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (18.03%) Windows
2 65 (12.33%) Linux
3 44 (8.35%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.17%) Unix
5 13 (2.47%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.14%) Solaris
11 6 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.76%) CentOS
13 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.57%) Android
14 3 (0.57%) SUSE
15 2 (0.38%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 124 (23.53%) ITIL
3 55 (10.44%) Kalman Filter
4 51 (9.68%) Information Security
4 51 (9.68%) Web Filtering
5 50 (9.49%) Network Design
6 49 (9.30%) Computer Science
7 48 (9.11%) Change Control
8 39 (7.40%) Project Management
9 37 (7.02%) Service Delivery
10 35 (6.64%) Software Engineering
11 34 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 31 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
13 30 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (5.50%) Service Management
15 27 (5.12%) Change Management
16 25 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
17 21 (3.98%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.69%) Python
2 26 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.36%) SQL
4 22 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 21 (3.98%) Perl
6 10 (1.90%) C
7 7 (1.33%) C++
7 7 (1.33%) Java
8 4 (0.76%) C#
8 4 (0.76%) PHP
9 2 (0.38%) Go
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) Lisp
10 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 271 (51.42%) Cisco Certification
2 195 (37.00%) CCNP
3 181 (34.35%) CCNA
4 80 (15.18%) Degree
5 63 (11.95%) CCSA
6 38 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (6.26%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (5.12%) Security Cleared
9 26 (4.93%) SC Cleared
10 22 (4.17%) CCIE
11 19 (3.61%) HND
12 14 (2.66%) Check Point Certification
13 13 (2.47%) CCSE
14 12 (2.28%) CCDP
14 12 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (2.09%) JNCIP
16 10 (1.90%) MCSE
17 8 (1.52%) JNCIS
18 7 (1.33%) DBS Check
19 6 (1.14%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.97%) SLA
2 32 (6.07%) GDPR
3 9 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.76%) QA
6 3 (0.57%) PMO
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.98%) Firmware
4 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (1.71%) VMware Server
5 8 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.14%) vSphere
7 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.76%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.57%) Docker
8 3 (0.57%) NFS
8 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.38%) Snort
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.19%) pfSense
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 62 (11.76%) Stealthwatch
2 30 (5.69%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (3.80%) Nagios
5 10 (1.90%) SCCM
6 6 (1.14%) SCOM
7 5 (0.95%) Nessus
7 5 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.76%) Ansible
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.76%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.76%) RANCID
8 4 (0.76%) Terraform
9 3 (0.57%) Cacti
9 3 (0.57%) Observium
9 3 (0.57%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.57%) QRadar
9 3 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.38%) Nmap
10 2 (0.38%) Suricata
Vendors
1 383 (72.68%) Cisco
2 182 (34.54%) CheckPoint
3 125 (23.72%) SolarWinds
4 91 (17.27%) Palo Alto
5 84 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 68 (12.90%) Juniper
7 64 (12.14%) F5
8 56 (10.63%) VMware
9 55 (10.44%) HP
10 53 (10.06%) Fortinet
10 53 (10.06%) Symantec
11 41 (7.78%) Meraki
12 38 (7.21%) Nokia
13 35 (6.64%) Riverbed
14 34 (6.45%) Avaya
15 28 (5.31%) Nortel
16 14 (2.66%) Red Hat
17 12 (2.28%) Dell
18 11 (2.09%) Citrix
18 11 (2.09%) SAP