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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 249 253 210
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 6 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.081% 0.14% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.15% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 38
Average salary £49,000 £55,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.71% +16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £48,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £56,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 2 £45,000 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +5 1 £49,000 -11.71%
Hertfordshire -4 1 £67,500 +58.82%
Network Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) RIP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) H.323
6 2 (20.00%) DWDM
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) RIP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) DWDM
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) FWSM
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) H.323
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) HP NNM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) IronPort