The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 789 734 821
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 99 123 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.13% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 80 94 62
Average salary £44,250 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,035 £37,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £56,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.57% +4.73%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104811 98073 111210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85812 82508 96017
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Network Specialist
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
East of England -5 26 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -25 20 £50,000 -6.54%
London -66 15 £46,750 -6.50%
West Midlands +13 11 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -45 11 £46,250 +2.77% 1
South West - 9 £41,500 -
North West +3 4 £42,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 160 (82.05%) Cisco
2 144 (73.85%) Firewall
3 121 (62.05%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (53.33%) CCNP
5 78 (40.00%) Network Security
6 62 (31.79%) CheckPoint
7 58 (29.74%) BGP
8 55 (28.21%) F5
9 52 (26.67%) LAN
10 51 (26.15%) OSPF
11 49 (25.13%) Cisco ASA
12 47 (24.10%) CCNA
13 46 (23.59%) WAN
14 41 (21.03%) VMware
14 41 (21.03%) Cisco IOS
15 39 (20.00%) VPN
15 39 (20.00%) Juniper
15 39 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 39 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 38 (19.49%) TCP/IP
16 38 (19.49%) Wireless
17 37 (18.97%) DNS
17 37 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (18.46%) Blue Coat
19 34 (17.44%) NetScreen
20 33 (16.92%) DHCP
21 31 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
22 30 (15.38%) Finance
23 29 (14.87%) Disaster Recovery
23 29 (14.87%) Linux

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.59%) Lync
2 3 (1.54%) IIS
3 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) MTS
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Summit
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (73.85%) Firewall
2 78 (40.00%) Network Security
3 58 (29.74%) BGP
4 52 (26.67%) LAN
5 51 (26.15%) OSPF
6 49 (25.13%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (23.59%) WAN
8 41 (21.03%) Cisco IOS
9 39 (20.00%) VPN
9 39 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 39 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 38 (19.49%) TCP/IP
10 38 (19.49%) Wireless
11 37 (18.97%) DNS
12 34 (17.44%) NetScreen
13 33 (16.92%) DHCP
14 31 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (14.87%) BIG-IP
16 26 (13.33%) DMVPN
17 24 (12.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.54%) Law
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.05%) CSS
2 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Thin Client
1 23 (11.79%) Fat Client
2 15 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.56%) CMDB
5 3 (1.54%) PKI
5 3 (1.54%) Firmware
6 2 (1.03%) Clustering
6 2 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.51%) SCADA
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Linux
2 15 (7.69%) Windows
3 12 (6.15%) UNIX
4 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.54%) AIX
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 25 (12.82%) ITIL
4 22 (11.28%) Network Management
5 16 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (5.64%) Integration Testing
6 11 (5.64%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.13%) Project Management
7 10 (5.13%) Network Design
8 9 (4.62%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.10%) Change Management
9 8 (4.10%) Migration
9 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.10%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.59%) Business Continuity
10 7 (3.59%) Information Security
11 6 (3.08%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.08%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.05%) C
2 3 (1.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (0.51%) Perl
4 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (62.05%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (53.33%) CCNP
3 47 (24.10%) CCNA
4 25 (12.82%) CCSE
5 24 (12.31%) Degree
6 23 (11.79%) CISSP
7 22 (11.28%) Security Cleared
8 21 (10.77%) CCIE
8 21 (10.77%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.59%) CCIP
10 6 (3.08%) CCSP
11 5 (2.56%) CCVP
11 5 (2.56%) CCDP
12 4 (2.05%) CISM
13 3 (1.54%) OSCP
14 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.51%) MCSE
15 1 (0.51%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.05%) XenServer
3 4 (2.05%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.51%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.59%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (3.59%) Netcool
3 5 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.05%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.05%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.51%) SCCM
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView
6 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 160 (82.05%) Cisco
2 62 (31.79%) CheckPoint
3 55 (28.21%) F5
4 41 (21.03%) VMware
5 39 (20.00%) Juniper
6 36 (18.46%) Blue Coat
7 26 (13.33%) Infoblox
7 26 (13.33%) Citrix
8 25 (12.82%) Imperva
9 22 (11.28%) McAfee
10 21 (10.77%) HP
11 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
12 15 (7.69%) SolarWinds
13 12 (6.15%) IronPort
14 9 (4.62%) ProCurve
15 7 (3.59%) Aruba
16 5 (2.56%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.56%) WatchGuard
16 5 (2.56%) Avaya
16 5 (2.56%) BT