The median annual salary for a Network Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Manager
UK
Rank 738 698 726
Rank change year-on-year -40 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 119 251 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84 198 178
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Manager.

Salary trend for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Manager over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 114 £57,500 -1.70% 16
London +3 50 £67,500 +3.84% 5
South East +31 20 £62,500 -5.30% 3
North West -12 16 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East of England +10 13 £57,500 - 3
Cheshire +11 12 £65,000 +18.18%
Warrington +14 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +20 8 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +15 7 £62,500 -21.87% 1
South West +13 7 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands +21 6 £33,750 -30.76% 2
Cambridge +10 6 £50,000 - 1
City of London +41 5 £75,000 - 2
Wales +5 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Maidenhead +4 5 £62,500 -21.87%
East Midlands 0 5 £57,000 +20.00% 2
Cornwall - 5 £45,000 -
Mid Wales - 5 £45,000 -
New Quay - 5 £45,000 -
Ceredigion - 5 £45,000 -
Newquay - 5 £45,000 -
Scotland +14 4 £53,500 +18.88% 1
Hertfordshire +7 4 £57,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +18 3 - - 1
Birmingham +11 3 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Luton +10 3 - -
Milton Keynes +6 3 - -
Bedford +4 3 - -
Watford -12 3 £57,500 +43.75%

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Network Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 124 (50.41%) Cisco
2 69 (28.05%) LAN
3 67 (27.24%) Firewall
4 64 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (25.61%) Windows
6 62 (25.20%) ITIL
7 60 (24.39%) WAN
8 59 (23.98%) CCNP
9 52 (21.14%) Telecoms
9 52 (21.14%) Network Security
10 50 (20.33%) Microsoft
10 50 (20.33%) VoIP
11 48 (19.51%) Project Management
12 43 (17.48%) Finance
12 43 (17.48%) VMware
13 40 (16.26%) Wireless
14 39 (15.85%) Windows Server
15 38 (15.45%) Degree
16 37 (15.04%) Active Directory
17 36 (14.63%) MPLS
17 36 (14.63%) Data Centre
18 35 (14.23%) SLA
19 32 (13.01%) Service Management
19 32 (13.01%) DHCP
20 31 (12.60%) DNS
21 27 (10.98%) Line Management
21 27 (10.98%) CCIE
21 27 (10.98%) Wi-Fi
22 26 (10.57%) VPN
22 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure

Network Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (6.10%) Skype for Business
2 12 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.63%) CloudStack
4 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.22%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Moodle
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Traffica
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.10%) Office 365
4 9 (3.66%) IaaS
4 9 (3.66%) SaaS
5 8 (3.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) G Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.05%) LAN
2 67 (27.24%) Firewall
3 60 (24.39%) WAN
4 52 (21.14%) Network Security
5 50 (20.33%) VoIP
6 40 (16.26%) Wireless
7 36 (14.63%) MPLS
8 32 (13.01%) DHCP
9 31 (12.60%) DNS
10 27 (10.98%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (10.57%) VPN
12 20 (8.13%) Ethernet
12 20 (8.13%) TCP/IP
13 18 (7.32%) BGP
13 18 (7.32%) OSPF
13 18 (7.32%) SAN
14 16 (6.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (6.50%) Unified Communications
15 13 (5.28%) EIGRP
16 11 (4.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.41%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 52 (21.14%) Telecoms
2 43 (17.48%) Finance
3 14 (5.69%) Banking
3 14 (5.69%) Retail
4 5 (2.03%) Law
5 4 (1.63%) Back Office
5 4 (1.63%) Games
5 4 (1.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.22%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.69%) .NET
2 11 (4.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) LAMP
3 1 (0.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.03%) iPad
5 4 (1.63%) Clustering
5 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.63%) iSeries
5 4 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.22%) Fintech
6 3 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.81%) BYOD
7 2 (0.81%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.61%) Windows
2 39 (15.85%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.10%) Linux
6 12 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.66%) Mac OS X
7 9 (3.66%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.44%) Unix
9 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.81%) CentOS
11 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.20%) ITIL
2 48 (19.51%) Project Management
3 32 (13.01%) Service Management
4 27 (10.98%) Line Management
5 20 (8.13%) Problem Management
6 18 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 17 (6.91%) Network Management
7 17 (6.91%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.10%) High Availability
9 14 (5.69%) Performance Management
10 13 (5.28%) Budget Control
10 13 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.28%) People Management
11 12 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.47%) Operations Management
13 10 (4.07%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.07%) Network Design
13 10 (4.07%) Project Planning
13 10 (4.07%) Service Desk Management
14 9 (3.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.69%) C
2 8 (3.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (23.98%) CCNP
3 38 (15.45%) Degree
4 27 (10.98%) CCIE
5 17 (6.91%) CCNA
6 14 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (5.28%) BC Cleared
7 13 (5.28%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.47%) MCSE
8 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.07%) MCSA
10 9 (3.66%) NVQ Level 3
11 5 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.63%) CISSP
12 4 (1.63%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.63%) VCP5
12 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.22%) PMP
14 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.23%) SLA
2 9 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.85%) PMO
4 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.63%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.41%) GDPR
7 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 37 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 17 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.44%) XenApp
4 6 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.03%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.07%) Nagios
1 10 (4.07%) SCOM
2 9 (3.66%) SCCM
3 7 (2.85%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.63%) Netcool
5 4 (1.63%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (50.41%) Cisco
2 50 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (17.48%) VMware
4 26 (10.57%) SolarWinds
5 25 (10.16%) CheckPoint
5 25 (10.16%) Juniper
6 19 (7.72%) Avaya
7 16 (6.50%) HP
8 15 (6.10%) Palo Alto
9 14 (5.69%) F5
10 13 (5.28%) Citrix
11 12 (4.88%) Polycom
12 10 (4.07%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.25%) Infoblox
14 7 (2.85%) Riverbed
15 6 (2.44%) Aruba
15 6 (2.44%) IBM
15 6 (2.44%) Veeam
16 5 (2.03%) Meraki
16 5 (2.03%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: From £38,698 to £42,013 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lavendon Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Trinity College London
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago