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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 116 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-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
1634 1666 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.06% 96.30% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1294 1445
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester - 1 - -
Network Specialist
North West

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
4 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) HP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP