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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 771 758 761
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 107 110 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 88 77
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +17 41 £50,000 - 2
East of England +7 23 £25,000 -37.50%
South East +6 17 £50,000 +8.10% 4
London +4 14 £68,750 +43.22% 1
North West +13 5 £36,250 -13.69% 2
South West -15 5 £41,500 -7.77%
West Midlands -24 3 £41,250 +3.12%
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (84.04%) Cisco
2 142 (75.53%) Cisco Certification
3 127 (67.55%) Firewall
4 121 (64.36%) CCNP
5 93 (49.47%) Network Security
6 84 (44.68%) BGP
7 80 (42.55%) CheckPoint
8 75 (39.89%) OSPF
8 75 (39.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 68 (36.17%) CCSE
10 64 (34.04%) F5
11 58 (30.85%) Cisco ASA
12 55 (29.26%) Juniper
13 51 (27.13%) Cisco IOS
14 48 (25.53%) VMware
14 48 (25.53%) Mentoring
15 46 (24.47%) MPLS
15 46 (24.47%) CCNA
16 45 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (22.87%) ITIL
18 42 (22.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 41 (21.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 41 (21.81%) HP
19 41 (21.81%) Wireless
20 40 (21.28%) EIGRP
20 40 (21.28%) DNS
21 39 (20.74%) Network Monitoring
22 38 (20.21%) Finance
23 37 (19.68%) WAN
23 37 (19.68%) BIG-IP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (3.72%) Lync
2 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (7.45%) MS Office
2 12 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.06%) PaaS
1 2 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (67.55%) Firewall
2 93 (49.47%) Network Security
3 84 (44.68%) BGP
4 75 (39.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 75 (39.89%) OSPF
5 58 (30.85%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (27.13%) Cisco IOS
7 46 (24.47%) MPLS
8 42 (22.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 41 (21.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 41 (21.81%) Wireless
10 40 (21.28%) DNS
10 40 (21.28%) EIGRP
11 37 (19.68%) WAN
11 37 (19.68%) BIG-IP
12 35 (18.62%) DHCP
13 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
14 30 (15.96%) HSRP
15 29 (15.43%) DMVPN
15 29 (15.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (20.21%) Finance
2 18 (9.57%) Banking
3 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.60%) Games
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) XMPP
2 2 (1.06%) Web Services
2 2 (1.06%) XML
2 2 (1.06%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.70%) Fat Client
2 22 (11.70%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.32%) Clustering
4 7 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) PKI
6 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Equities
7 1 (0.53%) IVR
7 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.96%) Linux
2 17 (9.04%) Windows
3 14 (7.45%) UNIX
4 4 (2.13%) Solaris
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.53%) Mentoring
2 43 (22.87%) ITIL
3 39 (20.74%) Network Monitoring
4 27 (14.36%) Project Management
5 23 (12.23%) Load Balancing
6 21 (11.17%) Network Management
7 17 (9.04%) Network Design
7 17 (9.04%) E-Commerce
8 16 (8.51%) Information Security
8 16 (8.51%) Line Management
9 14 (7.45%) Change Control
9 14 (7.45%) Change Management
10 13 (6.91%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.91%) Network Architecture
11 12 (6.38%) SIEM
11 12 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.38%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.85%) Business Continuity
12 11 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.06%) Python
2 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.06%) C
2 2 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 142 (75.53%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (64.36%) CCNP
3 68 (36.17%) CCSE
4 46 (24.47%) CCNA
5 34 (18.09%) CISSP
6 23 (12.23%) CCDP
7 22 (11.70%) CCSA
8 19 (10.11%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (5.32%) Degree
10 5 (2.66%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.66%) CCSP
11 4 (2.13%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.60%) CISM
13 2 (1.06%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.06%) CCIE
14 1 (0.53%) CCIP
14 1 (0.53%) CCDA
14 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.53%) CISA
14 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.02%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) HL7
3 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 45 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.98%) XenServer
3 10 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.66%) vSphere
5 2 (1.06%) UAG
5 2 (1.06%) Firmware
5 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.06%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.06%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.06%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) HP NNM
2 6 (3.19%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.13%) WSUS
3 4 (2.13%) OpenView
3 4 (2.13%) Nagios
4 3 (1.60%) Cacti
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.06%) OPNET
5 2 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.06%) Netcool
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 158 (84.04%) Cisco
2 80 (42.55%) CheckPoint
3 64 (34.04%) F5
4 55 (29.26%) Juniper
5 48 (25.53%) VMware
6 41 (21.81%) HP
7 34 (18.09%) Blue Coat
8 31 (16.49%) Infoblox
8 31 (16.49%) Imperva
8 31 (16.49%) Citrix
9 29 (15.43%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (4.26%) EMC
12 6 (3.19%) Oracle
12 6 (3.19%) Polycom
13 5 (2.66%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.13%) IronPort
14 4 (2.13%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.13%) Meraki
14 4 (2.13%) Nortel
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £36000 - £54850 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: Very Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Cross training, Certifications
Posted: 17 days ago