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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 819 729 744
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 50 125 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 108 110
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,900 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +10.46%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Yorkshire -45 14 £48,750 +2.63% 2
London -15 13 £46,750 -18.69% 2
East of England -27 10 £54,000 +13.68% 2
South East -28 7 £45,000 -2.17% 2
South West - 5 - -
West Midlands -17 1 - - 2
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 106 (89.83%) Cisco
2 77 (65.25%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (60.17%) CCNP
4 69 (58.47%) Firewall
5 53 (44.92%) WAN
6 51 (43.22%) LAN
7 49 (41.53%) BGP
8 43 (36.44%) Wireless
9 41 (34.75%) OSPF
10 35 (29.66%) Network Security
11 31 (26.27%) EIGRP
12 30 (25.42%) TCP/IP
12 30 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (23.73%) DNS
13 28 (23.73%) CCNA
13 28 (23.73%) CheckPoint
13 28 (23.73%) MPLS
14 27 (22.88%) ITIL
15 26 (22.03%) VPN
15 26 (22.03%) F5
16 25 (21.19%) VMware
17 24 (20.34%) DHCP
17 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (19.49%) Network Management
18 23 (19.49%) HP
18 23 (19.49%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (16.95%) Finance
19 20 (16.95%) SLA
20 19 (16.10%) Blue Coat
21 18 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (5.93%) IIS
1 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.39%) Lync
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Office
2 9 (7.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (58.47%) Firewall
2 53 (44.92%) WAN
3 51 (43.22%) LAN
4 49 (41.53%) BGP
5 43 (36.44%) Wireless
6 41 (34.75%) OSPF
7 35 (29.66%) Network Security
8 31 (26.27%) EIGRP
9 30 (25.42%) TCP/IP
9 30 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (23.73%) DNS
10 28 (23.73%) MPLS
11 26 (22.03%) VPN
12 24 (20.34%) DHCP
13 18 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (14.41%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (13.56%) HSRP
16 15 (12.71%) RIP
17 13 (11.02%) WLAN
18 12 (10.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (16.95%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Thin Client
1 10 (8.47%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.93%) Statistics
3 4 (3.39%) Clustering
3 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Solaris
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) ITIL
2 23 (19.49%) Network Management
2 23 (19.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (13.56%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.86%) Change Management
4 14 (11.86%) Network Design
5 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.17%) Project Management
6 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.47%) Business Continuity
8 9 (7.63%) Process Improvement
9 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.78%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.93%) Time Management
10 7 (5.93%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (5.08%) Migration
11 6 (5.08%) Demand Forecasting
11 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.24%) ITIL V3
13 4 (3.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) C
2 1 (0.85%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (65.25%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (60.17%) CCNP
3 28 (23.73%) CCNA
4 16 (13.56%) CCSE
5 10 (8.47%) Degree
6 9 (7.63%) CCIE
7 8 (6.78%) CCDP
8 6 (5.08%) CISSP
9 4 (3.39%) CISM
9 4 (3.39%) CCIP
9 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.95%) SLA
2 9 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.69%) XenServer
4 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (9.32%) HP NNM
3 9 (7.63%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (6.78%) Netcool
5 2 (1.69%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.85%) Cacti
6 1 (0.85%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 106 (89.83%) Cisco
2 28 (23.73%) CheckPoint
3 26 (22.03%) F5
4 25 (21.19%) VMware
5 23 (19.49%) HP
6 19 (16.10%) Blue Coat
7 17 (14.41%) Juniper
8 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.86%) Citrix
10 12 (10.17%) Infoblox
10 12 (10.17%) Imperva
11 11 (9.32%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.78%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.78%) Mitel
13 5 (4.24%) Aerohive Networks
14 3 (2.54%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.54%) Computacenter
14 3 (2.54%) EMC
14 3 (2.54%) NetApp
14 3 (2.54%) McAfee
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