The median annual salary for a Network Manager was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Network Manager
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 728 727 761
Rank change year-on-year -1 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 163 206 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 133 180 183
Median salary £53,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.78% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - -8.25%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +7 153 £52,250 -13.63% 24
London +15 66 £57,500 -17.85% 9
South East +30 33 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +9 19 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham +13 12 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East of England -5 12 £75,000 +13.20% 4
Surrey +34 10 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Oxfordshire +21 9 £46,500 +40.90%
Berkshire +17 9 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Oxford +14 7 £43,000 +30.30%
Croydon +14 7 £57,500 -8.00%
Manchester -31 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West -43 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland +3 6 £57,500 +17.94%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £53,750 - 1
City of London +31 5 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Maidenhead +19 5 £48,750 -27.77%
Yorkshire -1 5 £54,000 +28.57% 2
South West -9 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Mitcham - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £53,750 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 4 £70,000 +66.66% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Hertfordshire -7 4 £75,000 +13.20% 3
Leeds - 4 £70,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £63,750 -
Watford - 4 £75,000 -
Wiltshire +1 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Swindon -2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Coventry -4 3 £52,152 -25.49%

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 153 (54.84%) Cisco
2 88 (31.54%) WAN
3 87 (31.18%) Firewall
4 84 (30.11%) LAN
5 81 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (26.16%) ITIL
7 69 (24.73%) Project Management
8 67 (24.01%) Windows
9 63 (22.58%) CCNP
10 60 (21.51%) VMware
11 59 (21.15%) Data Centre
12 56 (20.07%) VoIP
12 56 (20.07%) Microsoft
13 47 (16.85%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (15.77%) Active Directory
14 44 (15.77%) Windows Server
15 43 (15.41%) Wireless
16 42 (15.05%) HP
17 38 (13.62%) Network Security
18 36 (12.90%) Finance
19 34 (12.19%) Telecoms
19 34 (12.19%) VLAN
19 34 (12.19%) VPN
20 33 (11.83%) SLA
21 31 (11.11%) Office 365
22 30 (10.75%) PRINCE2
22 30 (10.75%) CCNA
23 29 (10.39%) MPLS
24 28 (10.04%) Service Management
25 27 (9.68%) Service Delivery

Network Manager Skill Set
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 16 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.15%) CloudStack
3 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.08%) IIS
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Zimbra
Applications
1 16 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (1.43%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.11%) Office 365
2 20 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.81%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (5.02%) IaaS
6 8 (2.87%) PaaS
6 8 (2.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) G Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (31.54%) WAN
2 87 (31.18%) Firewall
3 84 (30.11%) LAN
4 56 (20.07%) VoIP
5 47 (16.85%) Wi-Fi
6 43 (15.41%) Wireless
7 38 (13.62%) Network Security
8 34 (12.19%) VLAN
8 34 (12.19%) VPN
9 29 (10.39%) MPLS
10 27 (9.68%) DNS
11 25 (8.96%) DHCP
11 25 (8.96%) TCP/IP
12 19 (6.81%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (6.45%) SAN
14 16 (5.73%) BGP
14 16 (5.73%) OSPF
14 16 (5.73%) Unified Communications
15 14 (5.02%) Internet
16 13 (4.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 36 (12.90%) Finance
2 34 (12.19%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.09%) Retail
4 10 (3.58%) Banking
5 7 (2.51%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.15%) 802.1X
1 6 (2.15%) LAMP
2 3 (1.08%) .NET
2 3 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) EJB
3 1 (0.36%) J2EE
3 1 (0.36%) JDBC
3 1 (0.36%) JMS
3 1 (0.36%) RESTful
3 1 (0.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.66%) PMI
5 6 (2.15%) Clustering
5 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.79%) User Experience
7 3 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.08%) Social Network
8 2 (0.72%) BYOD
8 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.36%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (24.01%) Windows
2 44 (15.77%) Windows Server
3 26 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (6.45%) Linux
4 18 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.51%) CentOS
7 6 (2.15%) Debian
7 6 (2.15%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.15%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.08%) Android
8 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.08%) Unix
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.16%) ITIL
2 69 (24.73%) Project Management
3 30 (10.75%) PRINCE2
4 28 (10.04%) Service Management
5 27 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 25 (8.96%) Problem Management
7 21 (7.53%) Line Management
8 19 (6.81%) Risk Management
9 15 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 15 (5.38%) People Management
9 15 (5.38%) PRINCE
10 14 (5.02%) Operations Management
11 13 (4.66%) Business Continuity
12 12 (4.30%) Coaching
12 12 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.30%) Network Design
12 12 (4.30%) Patch Management
13 11 (3.94%) Network Management
13 11 (3.94%) Performance Management
13 11 (3.94%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.89%) SQL
2 6 (2.15%) R
3 2 (0.72%) Java
3 2 (0.72%) Python
3 2 (0.72%) Ruby
3 2 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (22.58%) CCNP
3 30 (10.75%) CCNA
4 27 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (7.89%) Degree
6 18 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (5.38%) CCIE
8 14 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (5.02%) PMI Certification
9 13 (4.66%) MCSA
10 12 (4.30%) CCDP
10 12 (4.30%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.58%) BC Cleared
11 10 (3.58%) MCSE
12 6 (2.15%) MCITP
12 6 (2.15%) VCP5
12 6 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.43%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.43%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.72%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.83%) SLA
2 21 (7.53%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.30%) PMO
4 6 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.15%) GDPR
4 6 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 44 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.53%) vSphere
3 17 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (8.60%) SCCM
2 8 (2.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.51%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.15%) Netcool
5 4 (1.43%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.72%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.72%) Nagios
6 2 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 153 (54.84%) Cisco
2 60 (21.51%) VMware
3 56 (20.07%) Microsoft
4 42 (15.05%) HP
5 21 (7.53%) Juniper
6 18 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 17 (6.09%) Citrix
7 17 (6.09%) Palo Alto
8 16 (5.73%) SolarWinds
9 11 (3.94%) Meraki
10 9 (3.23%) F5
10 9 (3.23%) IBM
11 8 (2.87%) Infoblox
11 8 (2.87%) Veeam
12 7 (2.51%) Dell
12 7 (2.51%) McAfee
13 6 (2.15%) EMC
13 6 (2.15%) NETGEAR
13 6 (2.15%) QNAP
13 6 (2.15%) Synology
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Benefits, Training, Overtime
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60k-70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + generous benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Slough and Eton School
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum , fringe
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
WM Morrisons PLC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago