The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 197 223 217
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 28 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.073% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.077% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 9
Average salary £85,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Network Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Network Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 11 £40,000 -
Slough - 10 £85,000 -
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Network Specialist
South East

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 33 (55.93%) Ethernet
2 28 (47.46%) Cisco
3 24 (40.68%) Telecoms
4 18 (30.51%) Business Development
4 18 (30.51%) Degree
4 18 (30.51%) Project Management
4 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
5 16 (27.12%) Firewall
5 16 (27.12%) MPLS
6 15 (25.42%) EMC
6 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (25.42%) Juniper
6 15 (25.42%) Service Management
6 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
6 15 (25.42%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (25.42%) SevOne
6 15 (25.42%) Network Management
7 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
7 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
7 14 (23.73%) CCIE
8 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
9 10 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (16.95%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (15.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (15.25%) F5
10 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
10 9 (15.25%) DWDM
10 9 (15.25%) ADSL
10 9 (15.25%) Broadband

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) IaaS
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) Ethernet
2 16 (27.12%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) MPLS
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (15.25%) ADSL
4 9 (15.25%) Broadband
4 9 (15.25%) DSLAM
4 9 (15.25%) DWDM
4 9 (15.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (15.25%) VDSL
4 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (8.47%) VPN
6 4 (6.78%) GSM
6 4 (6.78%) SCCP
6 4 (6.78%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (6.78%) SMPP
6 4 (6.78%) SS7
6 4 (6.78%) TCAP
General
1 24 (40.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Unix
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Business Development
1 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
1 18 (30.51%) Project Management
2 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
2 15 (25.42%) Network Management
2 15 (25.42%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (25.42%) Service Management
3 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
4 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
4 8 (13.56%) Validation
5 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.78%) Presales
6 2 (3.39%) Logistics
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (23.73%) CCIE
3 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
3 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) CCSE
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) CCVP
6 1 (1.69%) CCDP
6 1 (1.69%) CCIP
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) CCSP
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Cisco
2 15 (25.42%) EMC
2 15 (25.42%) Juniper
2 15 (25.42%) SevOne
3 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.25%) F5
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto