The median annual salary for a Network Manager was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 231 186
Rank change year-on-year +24 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Manager 6 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.20% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 27
Median salary £33,750 £48,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% -32.75%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4511 5864 4839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.84% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 4773 4129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Manager in the West Midlands

Network Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +12 3 £57,500 +21.05%
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
Coventry +21 1 £54,000 -28.94%
Walsall +18 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Staffordshire +10 1 £32,500 -36.27%
Wolverhampton +7 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Network Manager
England

Network Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Manager in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VoIP
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) People Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
7 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) PABX
5 1 (7.69%) Symposium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) People Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow