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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank - - 104
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Network Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1691 1823 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.19% 94.21% 94.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1456 1228
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Network Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft