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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 115 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
1668 1563 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 95.77% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1359 1323
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya