Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 307 277
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Management 34 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 40
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.54% -35.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £39,250 £21,988 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £54,730 £65,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -5.26%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8911 10210 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.90% 89.18% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7215 7983 7897
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Network Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Network Management in the West Midlands

Network Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Management in the West Midlands

Network Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Management in the West Midlands

Network Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +28 30 £52,500 +61.54%
Coventry +10 2 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Network Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Management.

1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 27 (79.41%) WAN
2 27 (79.41%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) OSPF
4 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
5 16 (47.06%) CCNP
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (44.12%) HP
6 15 (44.12%) ITIL
6 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
7 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
8 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
9 11 (32.35%) Degree
9 11 (32.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
9 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 11 (32.35%) CCNA
9 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (29.41%) BGP
10 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
10 10 (29.41%) F5
10 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (26.47%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (26.47%) Wireless
12 8 (23.53%) Linux
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.65%) Finance

Network Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (11.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
1 27 (79.41%) LAN
1 27 (79.41%) WAN
2 21 (61.76%) OSPF
3 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
4 10 (29.41%) BGP
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (26.47%) Wireless
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
6 5 (14.71%) MPLS
6 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.76%) Network Security
7 4 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (11.76%) TACACS
7 4 (11.76%) VLAN
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
8 3 (8.82%) IPsec
8 3 (8.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MariaDB
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Presales Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
4 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) CentOS
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (17.65%) Change Control
6 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Presales
7 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 4 (11.76%) C
1 4 (11.76%) Perl
1 4 (11.76%) PHP
1 4 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) CCNP
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
2 11 (32.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Cacti
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (11.76%) Icinga
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
1 4 (11.76%) QRadar
1 4 (11.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 15 (44.12%) HP
4 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
5 10 (29.41%) F5
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) Juniper
7 5 (14.71%) Meraki
7 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.76%) Tripwire