The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 752 744 792
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 98 102 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 68
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £35,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £54,650 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Network Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in England

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Network Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
Yorkshire +31 49 £50,000 +17.64% 3
East of England -20 19 £55,000 +15.78% 1
London -4 16 £55,000 +15.78%
South East -45 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
South West -21 3 £46,500 +3.33%
West Midlands -11 2 £41,250 +26.92%
North West -12 2 £37,000 -3.89%
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 158 (90.29%) Cisco
2 135 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (68.00%) CCNP
4 109 (62.29%) Firewall
5 95 (54.29%) BGP
6 85 (48.57%) OSPF
7 79 (45.14%) Network Security
8 76 (43.43%) CheckPoint
9 72 (41.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 68 (38.86%) CCSE
11 64 (36.57%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (35.43%) F5
13 52 (29.71%) Juniper
14 50 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
15 47 (26.86%) EIGRP
16 44 (25.14%) MPLS
16 44 (25.14%) Wireless
17 42 (24.00%) ITIL
18 41 (23.43%) HP
18 41 (23.43%) Mentoring
19 40 (22.86%) DNS
19 40 (22.86%) VMware
20 38 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (21.14%) Network Monitoring
21 37 (21.14%) BIG-IP
21 37 (21.14%) Finance
21 37 (21.14%) LAN
22 36 (20.57%) WAN
22 36 (20.57%) DHCP
22 36 (20.57%) VPN

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.57%) Lync
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) MS Visio
2 13 (7.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) PaaS
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (62.29%) Firewall
2 95 (54.29%) BGP
3 85 (48.57%) OSPF
4 79 (45.14%) Network Security
5 72 (41.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 64 (36.57%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
8 47 (26.86%) EIGRP
9 44 (25.14%) MPLS
9 44 (25.14%) Wireless
10 40 (22.86%) DNS
11 37 (21.14%) BIG-IP
11 37 (21.14%) LAN
12 36 (20.57%) WAN
12 36 (20.57%) DHCP
12 36 (20.57%) VPN
12 36 (20.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 35 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
15 29 (16.57%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (21.14%) Finance
2 22 (12.57%) Banking
3 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Games
4 4 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.71%) XMPP
2 2 (1.14%) Middleware
2 2 (1.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.43%) Fat Client
2 20 (11.43%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.71%) Clustering
4 7 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
7 1 (0.57%) Statistics
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.71%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) UNIX
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.00%) ITIL
2 41 (23.43%) Mentoring
3 37 (21.14%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (12.57%) Network Management
5 21 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 20 (11.43%) Change Management
7 19 (10.86%) Service Delivery
7 19 (10.86%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.29%) Project Management
8 18 (10.29%) Line Management
9 16 (9.14%) Network Architecture
9 16 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 14 (8.00%) Information Security
11 14 (8.00%) Change Control
12 13 (7.43%) Process Improvement
12 13 (7.43%) PRINCE
13 11 (6.29%) High Availability
14 10 (5.71%) Business Continuity
15 9 (5.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.14%) C
2 2 (1.14%) Perl
3 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 135 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (68.00%) CCNP
3 68 (38.86%) CCSE
4 35 (20.00%) CCNA
5 30 (17.14%) CCDP
6 22 (12.57%) CISSP
7 14 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.29%) Degree
8 11 (6.29%) CCSA
9 5 (2.86%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.29%) CCIP
10 4 (2.29%) CCIE
10 4 (2.29%) CCSP
11 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) CISM
12 2 (1.14%) HNC
12 2 (1.14%) HND
13 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.43%) XenServer
3 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.57%) XenApp
5 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (9.14%) HP NNM
2 6 (3.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.86%) Netcool
4 4 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.71%) OpenView
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
6 2 (1.14%) Cacti
7 1 (0.57%) RANCID
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.57%) OPNET
Vendors
1 158 (90.29%) Cisco
2 76 (43.43%) CheckPoint
3 62 (35.43%) F5
4 52 (29.71%) Juniper
5 41 (23.43%) HP
6 40 (22.86%) VMware
7 34 (19.43%) Blue Coat
8 31 (17.71%) Infoblox
8 31 (17.71%) Imperva
9 25 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 24 (13.71%) Citrix
11 9 (5.14%) EMC
12 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (4.00%) Oracle
13 6 (3.43%) Polycom
14 4 (2.29%) Sourcefire
15 3 (1.71%) Splunk
15 3 (1.71%) Meraki
15 3 (1.71%) ScanSafe
15 3 (1.71%) IronPort
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Skye Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum with company benefits
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