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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 824 725 756
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 55 109 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 111
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -33 19 £47,500 +28.37% 1
East of England -39 11 £54,000 +13.68% 2
South West - 8 £46,000 - 1
London -44 7 £45,750 -22.12% 1
West Midlands -27 5 £62,500 +60.25% 3
South East -29 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North West -28 1 £38,000 +8.57% 1
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 107 (93.04%) Cisco
2 86 (74.78%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (70.43%) CCNP
4 66 (57.39%) Firewall
5 59 (51.30%) BGP
5 59 (51.30%) LAN
6 56 (48.70%) WAN
7 47 (40.87%) OSPF
8 41 (35.65%) Wireless
9 38 (33.04%) EIGRP
10 37 (32.17%) MPLS
11 34 (29.57%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (28.70%) ITIL
13 31 (26.96%) Network Security
14 30 (26.09%) VPN
15 29 (25.22%) DNS
15 29 (25.22%) CheckPoint
16 28 (24.35%) CCNA
16 28 (24.35%) F5
17 26 (22.61%) VMware
17 26 (22.61%) TCP/IP
18 25 (21.74%) Network Management
18 25 (21.74%) DHCP
19 24 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (20.00%) SLA
20 23 (20.00%) HP
20 23 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
21 22 (19.13%) Finance
22 21 (18.26%) Cisco Nexus
23 20 (17.39%) Mentoring

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.09%) IIS
1 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.48%) Lync
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) SAS
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Office
2 11 (9.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (57.39%) Firewall
2 59 (51.30%) BGP
2 59 (51.30%) LAN
3 56 (48.70%) WAN
4 47 (40.87%) OSPF
5 41 (35.65%) Wireless
6 38 (33.04%) EIGRP
7 37 (32.17%) MPLS
8 34 (29.57%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (26.96%) Network Security
10 30 (26.09%) VPN
11 29 (25.22%) DNS
12 26 (22.61%) TCP/IP
13 25 (21.74%) DHCP
14 21 (18.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (16.52%) HSRP
16 17 (14.78%) RIP
16 17 (14.78%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (12.17%) DWDM
17 14 (12.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 10 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.09%) Statistics
4 5 (4.35%) Clustering
5 4 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.87%) Handset
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.87%) UNIX
3 1 (0.87%) Solaris
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) ITIL
2 25 (21.74%) Network Management
3 23 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 20 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 18 (15.65%) Change Management
6 16 (13.91%) Network Design
7 14 (12.17%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.43%) Project Management
8 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.57%) Process Improvement
10 10 (8.70%) PRINCE
10 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (8.70%) Line Management
11 9 (7.83%) Business Continuity
12 7 (6.09%) Time Management
12 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
13 6 (5.22%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.61%) C
2 1 (0.87%) Python
2 1 (0.87%) Perl
2 1 (0.87%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (74.78%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (70.43%) CCNP
3 28 (24.35%) CCNA
4 20 (17.39%) CCSE
5 13 (11.30%) CCDP
6 11 (9.57%) Degree
7 8 (6.96%) CCIE
8 6 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (5.22%) CCIP
9 4 (3.48%) CCSP
10 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.87%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.87%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.87%) HNC
11 1 (0.87%) HND
11 1 (0.87%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.61%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (11.30%) HP NNM
3 9 (7.83%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (6.96%) Netcool
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.87%) Cacti
6 1 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 107 (93.04%) Cisco
2 29 (25.22%) CheckPoint
3 28 (24.35%) F5
4 26 (22.61%) VMware
5 23 (20.00%) HP
6 20 (17.39%) Juniper
7 18 (15.65%) Blue Coat
8 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
9 13 (11.30%) Citrix
10 12 (10.43%) Infoblox
10 12 (10.43%) Imperva
11 11 (9.57%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.96%) Mitel
13 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds
14 5 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
15 3 (2.61%) Computacenter
15 3 (2.61%) EMC
15 3 (2.61%) NetApp
15 3 (2.61%) McAfee
16 2 (1.74%) CODA
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