The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 97 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.095% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.54% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £52,500 £55,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +16.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Network Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1009 1112 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.64% 95.78% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 886 962 923
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Specialist in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the Bedfordshire region.

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Network Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) Security Patching
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) RIP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Network Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) RIP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco