Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 476 672 648
Rank change year-on-year +196 -24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 788 542 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 411 382 535
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

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 125,509 151,273 161,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 98,696 120,396 127,325
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 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 +192 761 £47,500 -1.04% 112
UK excluding London +197 627 £45,000 +12.50% 79
North of England +201 283 £47,500 +26.67% 13
Yorkshire +168 250 £55,000 +139.13% 4
London +79 155 £50,000 -16.67% 41
East of England +83 106 £35,000 -2.78% 10
South East +60 95 £52,500 -1.87% 24
Midlands +29 78 £52,500 +5.00% 15
West Midlands +29 69 £52,500 +0.96% 8
South West +34 43 £42,300 +21.78% 9
North West +40 32 £37,750 -10.96% 5
Scotland +22 17 £73,750 +77.71% 4
East Midlands +27 9 £41,250 -0.60% 7
Northern Ireland -4 4 £37,500 - 2
North East +10 1 £89,995 +89.46% 4
Wales +2 1 £35,000 -58.82% 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 507 (64.34%) Cisco
2 490 (62.18%) Firewall
3 469 (59.52%) Cisco Certification
4 442 (56.09%) WAN
5 413 (52.41%) CCNP
6 369 (46.83%) Network Security
7 355 (45.05%) CCNA
8 338 (42.89%) OSPF
9 335 (42.51%) VPN
10 317 (40.23%) BGP
11 298 (37.82%) DNS
12 289 (36.68%) Linux
12 289 (36.68%) MPLS
13 286 (36.29%) Cisco ASA
14 267 (33.88%) Fortinet
15 263 (33.38%) Network Design
16 259 (32.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 258 (32.74%) Management Information System
18 255 (32.36%) IPsec
19 254 (32.23%) Python
20 253 (32.11%) Change Control
21 246 (31.22%) Service Delivery
22 244 (30.96%) Broadband
23 237 (30.08%) NetScaler
24 236 (29.95%) Nagios
25 232 (29.44%) Perl
25 232 (29.44%) Palo Alto
26 231 (29.31%) FortiGate
27 229 (29.06%) Unix
28 228 (28.93%) Bash Shell

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 20 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (1.40%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.76%) CMS
6 5 (0.63%) Confluence
7 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.33%) Azure
2 39 (4.95%) Office 365
3 24 (3.05%) AWS
4 13 (1.65%) GCP
5 4 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (0.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Akamai
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 490 (62.18%) Firewall
2 442 (56.09%) WAN
3 369 (46.83%) Network Security
4 338 (42.89%) OSPF
5 335 (42.51%) VPN
6 317 (40.23%) BGP
7 298 (37.82%) DNS
8 289 (36.68%) MPLS
9 286 (36.29%) Cisco ASA
10 259 (32.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 255 (32.36%) IPsec
12 244 (30.96%) Broadband
13 237 (30.08%) NetScaler
14 227 (28.81%) ADSL
15 226 (28.68%) RIP
16 223 (28.30%) SMTP
17 199 (25.25%) LAN
18 139 (17.64%) Wireless
19 81 (10.28%) DHCP
20 80 (10.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.76%) MySQL
3 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.63%) Big Data
4 5 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.38%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.38%) MarkLogic
6 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.13%) GIS
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.27%) Selenium
3 7 (0.89%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.63%) JIRA
5 4 (0.51%) TestNG
6 3 (0.38%) Subversion
7 2 (0.25%) Appium
7 2 (0.25%) JBehave
7 2 (0.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.25%) Trac
7 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
8 1 (0.13%) GoCD
8 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 148 (18.78%) Telecoms
2 52 (6.60%) Finance
3 29 (3.68%) Public Sector
3 29 (3.68%) Retail
4 22 (2.79%) Aerospace
5 13 (1.65%) Banking
6 11 (1.40%) Military
7 10 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.76%) Electronics
9 5 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.38%) Law
10 3 (0.38%) Legal
10 3 (0.38%) Local Government
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Environmental Health
12 1 (0.13%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 415 (52.66%) Network Engineer
2 230 (29.19%) Security Engineer
3 229 (29.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 198 (25.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 191 (24.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 166 (21.07%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 41 (5.20%) Analyst
8 39 (4.95%) Network Specialist
9 37 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (4.57%) Support Engineer
11 35 (4.44%) Developer
12 31 (3.93%) Senior Network Engineer
13 28 (3.55%) Network Support
14 26 (3.30%) Switch Engineer
14 26 (3.30%) Technical Specialist
15 25 (3.17%) IT Support
16 24 (3.05%) Network Analyst
17 23 (2.92%) Firewall Engineer
18 20 (2.54%) Architect
19 19 (2.41%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.89%) 802.1X
1 7 (0.89%) XMPP
2 6 (0.76%) Gherkin
2 6 (0.76%) ONVIF
2 6 (0.76%) REST
2 6 (0.76%) SOAP
3 5 (0.63%) HTML
3 5 (0.63%) React
3 5 (0.63%) XML
4 4 (0.51%) .NET
4 4 (0.51%) LDAP
5 3 (0.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.38%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (0.38%) CSS
5 3 (0.38%) JSON
5 3 (0.38%) Middleware
5 3 (0.38%) Pandas
5 3 (0.38%) WebSockets
5 3 (0.38%) XSD
5 3 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 258 (32.74%) Management Information System
2 87 (11.04%) Data Centre
3 47 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.55%) CCTV
4 28 (3.55%) User Experience
5 24 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.78%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (1.40%) NHS
9 9 (1.14%) Handset
10 8 (1.02%) Fibre Optics
10 8 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.76%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.63%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.51%) IPTV
14 4 (0.51%) Social Network
14 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 289 (36.68%) Linux
2 229 (29.06%) Unix
3 131 (16.62%) Windows
4 72 (9.14%) Windows Server
5 34 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.63%) SUSE
9 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.38%) CentOS
11 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.38%) Network Design
2 253 (32.11%) Change Control
3 246 (31.22%) Service Delivery
4 224 (28.43%) Product Management
5 98 (12.44%) ITIL
6 80 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 49 (6.22%) Service Management
9 48 (6.09%) Change Management
10 40 (5.08%) Migration
11 38 (4.82%) Project Management
12 35 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (4.44%) Computer Science
13 30 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
14 29 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (3.43%) Configuration Management
15 27 (3.43%) Mentoring
15 27 (3.43%) Network Architecture
16 26 (3.30%) Presales
17 25 (3.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 254 (32.23%) Python
2 232 (29.44%) Perl
3 228 (28.93%) Bash Shell
4 37 (4.70%) SQL
5 31 (3.93%) Java
6 28 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.79%) C
8 18 (2.28%) C++
9 10 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.14%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.63%) Go
11 5 (0.63%) Ruby
12 4 (0.51%) C#
13 3 (0.38%) PHP
13 3 (0.38%) R
13 3 (0.38%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.38%) XPath
13 3 (0.38%) XQuery
14 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 469 (59.52%) Cisco Certification
2 413 (52.41%) CCNP
3 355 (45.05%) CCNA
4 81 (10.28%) Degree
5 71 (9.01%) Security Cleared
6 50 (6.35%) SC Cleared
7 45 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (5.58%) CCIE
9 39 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 37 (4.70%) CCSA
11 34 (4.31%) Check Point Certification
12 33 (4.19%) MCSE
13 28 (3.55%) JNCIS
14 24 (3.05%) DV Cleared
15 23 (2.92%) CCDP
16 22 (2.79%) CCSE
17 19 (2.41%) JNCIA
17 19 (2.41%) JNCIP
18 18 (2.28%) MCSA
19 11 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 222 (28.17%) ISO 9001
3 47 (5.96%) SLA
4 13 (1.65%) QA
5 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.51%) NIST
6 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.38%) COBIT
7 3 (0.38%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ITGC
System Software
1 74 (9.39%) Active Directory
2 66 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 22 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (2.66%) Firmware
5 16 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (1.65%) VMware NSX
6 13 (1.65%) XenApp
7 9 (1.14%) Docker
8 4 (0.51%) vSphere
9 3 (0.38%) pfSense
10 2 (0.25%) vCloud
11 1 (0.13%) DRBD
11 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 236 (29.95%) Nagios
2 231 (29.31%) FortiGate
3 31 (3.93%) SCCM
4 30 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (2.16%) Ansible
6 16 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
7 12 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (1.40%) Puppet
8 11 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.76%) SCOM
9 6 (0.76%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.63%) Cacti
10 5 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.63%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.51%) TrustSec
12 3 (0.38%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.38%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.38%) RANCID
12 3 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
13 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 507 (64.34%) Cisco
2 267 (33.88%) Fortinet
3 232 (29.44%) Palo Alto
4 132 (16.75%) CheckPoint
5 105 (13.32%) Microsoft
6 88 (11.17%) VMware
7 76 (9.64%) Juniper
8 59 (7.49%) SolarWinds
9 57 (7.23%) HP
10 45 (5.71%) Meraki
11 34 (4.31%) F5
12 22 (2.79%) Aruba
12 22 (2.79%) Citrix
13 21 (2.66%) McAfee
14 17 (2.16%) Blue Coat
15 16 (2.03%) Brocade
15 16 (2.03%) EMC
15 16 (2.03%) Oracle
16 15 (1.90%) Riverbed
16 15 (1.90%) Veeam