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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 244 262 255
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 14 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 11
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
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
7394 8196 8047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.99% 95.65% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6066 6835 7005
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
Hertfordshire -12 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Bedfordshire +8 4 £25,000 -49.49%
Essex +4 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Network Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (70.59%) BGP
2 24 (70.59%) Firewall
3 22 (64.71%) Cisco
4 19 (55.88%) CCNP
5 18 (52.94%) EIGRP
6 16 (47.06%) Juniper
6 16 (47.06%) MPLS
7 14 (41.18%) OSPF
7 14 (41.18%) WAN
8 13 (38.24%) Network Security
9 12 (35.29%) SLA
10 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (29.41%) DMVPN
11 10 (29.41%) SIEM
11 10 (29.41%) Citrix
11 10 (29.41%) CISSP
11 10 (29.41%) VMware
12 9 (26.47%) Finance
12 9 (26.47%) F5
12 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (26.47%) Security Architecture
13 8 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (23.53%) RIP
13 8 (23.53%) MS Office
14 7 (20.59%) VPN
14 7 (20.59%) SSL
14 7 (20.59%) H.323
14 7 (20.59%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) BGP
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 18 (52.94%) EIGRP
3 16 (47.06%) MPLS
4 14 (41.18%) OSPF
4 14 (41.18%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) Network Security
6 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (29.41%) DMVPN
8 8 (23.53%) RIP
9 7 (20.59%) VPN
9 7 (20.59%) SSL
9 7 (20.59%) H.323
9 7 (20.59%) HSRP
10 6 (17.65%) FWSM
10 6 (17.65%) DWDM
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (14.71%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Fat Client
1 6 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) SIEM
2 9 (26.47%) Security Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (20.59%) Change Control
5 6 (17.65%) Network Management
5 6 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (17.65%) Network Design
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Coaching
7 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) CISSP
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
1 4 (11.76%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.88%) Cacti
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.88%) OPNET
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 9 (26.47%) F5
5 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
6 6 (17.65%) HP
7 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.88%) Polycom
10 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire