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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 743 756 742
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 108 115 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 92 80
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
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 £65,000 £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 2 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 2 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 +35 48 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England -7 23 £48,750 +21.87%
London +12 16 £65,000 +41.30%
South East -35 12 £43,750 -2.77% 1
South West -13 4 £44,000 -2.22% 2
West Midlands -29 3 £41,250 +26.92% 2
North West -13 2 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 172 (87.76%) Cisco
2 155 (79.08%) Cisco Certification
3 136 (69.39%) CCNP
4 132 (67.35%) Firewall
5 107 (54.59%) BGP
6 99 (50.51%) Network Security
7 88 (44.90%) OSPF
8 85 (43.37%) CheckPoint
9 80 (40.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 76 (38.78%) CCSE
11 68 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (34.18%) F5
13 61 (31.12%) MPLS
14 57 (29.08%) Juniper
14 57 (29.08%) Cisco IOS
15 54 (27.55%) VMware
16 53 (27.04%) EIGRP
17 50 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 49 (25.00%) ITIL
19 48 (24.49%) Mentoring
20 47 (23.98%) WAN
21 46 (23.47%) DNS
22 45 (22.96%) Wireless
23 44 (22.45%) CCNA
23 44 (22.45%) HP
24 43 (21.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 42 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
26 41 (20.92%) Network Monitoring
26 41 (20.92%) DHCP
26 41 (20.92%) BIG-IP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.02%) PaaS
1 2 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (67.35%) Firewall
2 107 (54.59%) BGP
3 99 (50.51%) Network Security
4 88 (44.90%) OSPF
5 80 (40.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 68 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (31.12%) MPLS
8 57 (29.08%) Cisco IOS
9 53 (27.04%) EIGRP
10 47 (23.98%) WAN
11 46 (23.47%) DNS
12 45 (22.96%) Wireless
13 43 (21.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 42 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 41 (20.92%) BIG-IP
15 41 (20.92%) DHCP
16 39 (19.90%) LAN
17 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
17 36 (18.37%) VPN
18 34 (17.35%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Metasploit
General
1 40 (20.41%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.04%) Retail
4 4 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.53%) XMPP
2 2 (1.02%) Web Services
2 2 (1.02%) XML
2 2 (1.02%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (13.27%) Fat Client
2 26 (13.27%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.06%) Clustering
5 5 (2.55%) Replication
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) PKI
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.51%) Open Source
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Equities
7 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.29%) Linux
2 13 (6.63%) Windows
3 8 (4.08%) UNIX
4 3 (1.53%) Solaris
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.00%) ITIL
2 48 (24.49%) Mentoring
3 41 (20.92%) Network Monitoring
4 24 (12.24%) Load Balancing
4 24 (12.24%) Network Management
5 23 (11.73%) Project Management
6 21 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 20 (10.20%) Line Management
8 19 (9.69%) Change Management
9 18 (9.18%) Network Architecture
10 17 (8.67%) Network Design
10 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
11 16 (8.16%) Information Security
12 15 (7.65%) Change Control
13 14 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (6.12%) SIEM
15 11 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.61%) Process Improvement
15 11 (5.61%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (1.02%) Python
2 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.02%) C
2 2 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 155 (79.08%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (69.39%) CCNP
3 76 (38.78%) CCSE
4 44 (22.45%) CCNA
5 32 (16.33%) CISSP
6 26 (13.27%) CCDP
7 19 (9.69%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (8.67%) CCSA
9 15 (7.65%) Degree
10 8 (4.08%) CCSP
11 6 (3.06%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.55%) CCIP
13 4 (2.04%) CCIE
14 3 (1.53%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.02%) HNC
15 2 (1.02%) HND
15 2 (1.02%) CCDA
15 2 (1.02%) CISM
16 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) HL7
2 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.65%) XenServer
3 9 (4.59%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.55%) vSphere
5 2 (1.02%) Firmware
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.02%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.02%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) HP NNM
2 6 (3.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.55%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.55%) Netcool
4 4 (2.04%) Nagios
4 4 (2.04%) OpenView
5 3 (1.53%) Cacti
6 2 (1.02%) WSUS
6 2 (1.02%) OPNET
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.51%) RANCID
7 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 172 (87.76%) Cisco
2 85 (43.37%) CheckPoint
3 67 (34.18%) F5
4 57 (29.08%) Juniper
5 54 (27.55%) VMware
6 44 (22.45%) HP
7 37 (18.88%) Blue Coat
8 35 (17.86%) Infoblox
8 35 (17.86%) Imperva
8 35 (17.86%) Citrix
9 29 (14.80%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.59%) EMC
11 7 (3.57%) Oracle
11 7 (3.57%) Microsoft
12 6 (3.06%) Polycom
13 5 (2.55%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.04%) IronPort
14 4 (2.04%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.04%) Meraki
15 3 (1.53%) ScanSafe
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Car/Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £64,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago