The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 120 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% - 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £44,500 - £56,250
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 - £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 - £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Network Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1861 2012 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.85% 94.33% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1707 1786
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) McAfee
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) MGCP
5 1 (12.50%) TACACS
5 1 (12.50%) H.323
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee