Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 897 865 894
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 288 368 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 250 293 344
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £34,933
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +3.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Manager in the UK

Network Manager
Top 15 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -59 279 £60,000 +9.09% 15
UK excluding London -7 190 £60,000 +15.79% 12
London -33 97 £70,000 +3.70% 3
South East +30 93 £60,000 - 6
North of England -18 32 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +23 25 £60,000 - 1
Midlands +15 21 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Yorkshire +28 19 £57,500 +36.90%
West Midlands -1 17 £51,250 +7.89% 3
South West -6 12 £42,500 -10.53% 1
North West -42 10 £52,500 +1.63%
Scotland -13 7 £52,500 +10.53%
East Midlands +27 4 £60,000 +35.45%
North East - 3 £44,000 - 1
Wales +13 2 £46,250 -

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (53.13%) Cisco
2 95 (32.99%) ITIL
2 95 (32.99%) Firewall
3 90 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (30.21%) WAN
5 85 (29.51%) Wireless
6 69 (23.96%) LAN
7 67 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 66 (22.92%) CCNP
9 63 (21.88%) Windows
10 60 (20.83%) Finance
11 57 (19.79%) Data Centre
12 53 (18.40%) HP
12 53 (18.40%) VoIP
13 52 (18.06%) SLA
14 50 (17.36%) Active Directory
15 48 (16.67%) Network Security
15 48 (16.67%) Project Management
16 46 (15.97%) VMware
17 45 (15.63%) Windows Server
18 44 (15.28%) DNS
19 43 (14.93%) VPN
20 42 (14.58%) CCNA
20 42 (14.58%) VLAN
21 39 (13.54%) ITIL Certification
22 38 (13.19%) Telecoms
23 37 (12.85%) DHCP
23 37 (12.85%) Service Management
24 36 (12.50%) Coaching
25 34 (11.81%) Office 365

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 17 (5.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.04%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.81%) Office 365
2 23 (7.99%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) G Suite
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (32.99%) Firewall
2 87 (30.21%) WAN
3 85 (29.51%) Wireless
4 69 (23.96%) LAN
5 53 (18.40%) VoIP
6 48 (16.67%) Network Security
7 44 (15.28%) DNS
8 43 (14.93%) VPN
9 42 (14.58%) VLAN
10 37 (12.85%) DHCP
11 29 (10.07%) OSPF
12 26 (9.03%) BGP
13 25 (8.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (8.68%) TCP/IP
14 22 (7.64%) Internet
15 20 (6.94%) MPLS
16 18 (6.25%) WLAN
17 17 (5.90%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (4.86%) Ethernet
18 14 (4.86%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (20.83%) Finance
2 38 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.21%) Marketing
4 7 (2.43%) Publishing
5 6 (2.08%) Law
5 6 (2.08%) Retail
6 5 (1.74%) Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Billing
7 3 (1.04%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.04%) .NET
1 3 (1.04%) Middleware
2 2 (0.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.79%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.81%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.51%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.78%) PMI
5 8 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.74%) User Experience
7 5 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.39%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.04%) CCTV
9 3 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.04%) Tandem
10 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.69%) Fintech
10 2 (0.69%) FMCG
10 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
11 1 (0.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.88%) Windows
2 45 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.82%) Linux
5 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.39%) Unix
8 3 (1.04%) Android
8 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.35%) Debian
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.99%) ITIL
2 48 (16.67%) Project Management
3 37 (12.85%) Service Management
4 36 (12.50%) Coaching
5 32 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 32 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 26 (9.03%) Network Management
7 26 (9.03%) Problem Management
7 26 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (8.68%) Change Management
8 25 (8.68%) Infrastructure Management
8 25 (8.68%) Network Monitoring
9 21 (7.29%) Line Management
10 20 (6.94%) Process Improvement
11 19 (6.60%) IT Governance
12 16 (5.56%) Presales
12 16 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.21%) Capacity Management
14 14 (4.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.03%) SQL
2 8 (2.78%) R
3 3 (1.04%) C
4 2 (0.69%) Java
4 2 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.35%) Ruby
5 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (22.92%) CCNP
3 42 (14.58%) CCNA
4 39 (13.54%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (7.64%) MCSA
5 22 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (6.94%) MCSE
7 16 (5.56%) Degree
8 11 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (3.13%) CCDP
10 8 (2.78%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.43%) CCIE
12 5 (1.74%) CISSP
12 5 (1.74%) MCP
13 4 (1.39%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.39%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.04%) ACCA
14 3 (1.04%) CIMA
14 3 (1.04%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (18.06%) SLA
2 17 (5.90%) QA
3 14 (4.86%) PMO
4 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.69%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 50 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.68%) vSphere
4 9 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.69%) Snort
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.69%) XenApp
6 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 27 (9.38%) SCCM
2 8 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.69%) Nagios
5 2 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.69%) QRadar
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (53.13%) Cisco
2 67 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 53 (18.40%) HP
4 46 (15.97%) VMware
5 31 (10.76%) Juniper
6 30 (10.42%) SolarWinds
7 24 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 21 (7.29%) Aruba
9 18 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.86%) Dell
11 13 (4.51%) 3Com
12 8 (2.78%) EMC
12 8 (2.78%) F5
13 6 (2.08%) McAfee
14 5 (1.74%) Citrix
14 5 (1.74%) Symantec
15 4 (1.39%) Fortinet
15 4 (1.39%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.39%) Sophos
16 3 (1.04%) Forcepoint