The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 249 262 270
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 15 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 18
Average salary £48,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,150 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.55% +7.14%
Network Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6682 7531 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.59% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5498 6171 6963
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Network Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Hertfordshire +18 8 £42,500 +70.00%
Bedfordshire +2 7 £52,500 +110.00%
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (70.59%) Juniper
3 24 (70.59%) BGP
3 24 (70.59%) VPN
3 24 (70.59%) Firewall
4 23 (67.65%) CCNP
4 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
4 23 (67.65%) OSPF
5 22 (64.71%) EIGRP
6 21 (61.76%) RIP
7 19 (55.88%) SSL
8 17 (50.00%) F5
8 17 (50.00%) HSRP
9 16 (47.06%) High Availability
9 16 (47.06%) VoIP
10 15 (44.12%) VRRP
10 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (41.18%) MPLS
11 14 (41.18%) HP
11 14 (41.18%) Wireless
11 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (38.24%) Change Management
12 13 (38.24%) HP NNM
12 13 (38.24%) DWDM
12 13 (38.24%) MS Visio
12 13 (38.24%) MS Office
12 13 (38.24%) SLA
12 13 (38.24%) Network Management
13 11 (32.35%) WAN

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (38.24%) MS Office
1 13 (38.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) BGP
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
1 24 (70.59%) VPN
2 23 (67.65%) OSPF
2 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
3 22 (64.71%) EIGRP
4 21 (61.76%) RIP
5 19 (55.88%) SSL
6 17 (50.00%) HSRP
7 16 (47.06%) VoIP
8 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (44.12%) VRRP
9 14 (41.18%) MPLS
9 14 (41.18%) Wireless
10 13 (38.24%) DWDM
11 11 (32.35%) WAN
12 7 (20.59%) LAN
13 6 (17.65%) IPsec
14 5 (14.71%) Converged Networks
14 5 (14.71%) Network Security
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) High Availability
2 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (38.24%) Change Management
3 13 (38.24%) Network Management
4 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 8 (23.53%) Network Design
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) PRINCE
6 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.82%) Threat Detection
8 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (2.94%) Line Management
10 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
10 1 (2.94%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (67.65%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) Juniper
3 17 (50.00%) F5
4 14 (41.18%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Avaya
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) NEC
7 1 (2.94%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) BT
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Qualys