The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 104 96 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 2 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.55% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.57% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 21
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Network Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1185 1226 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 96.31% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 985 719
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Specialist in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the Essex region.

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Essex

Network Specialist
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Colchester - 2 £46,000 -
Network Specialist
East of England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) FirePass
3 2 (50.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) FWSM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CatOS
4 1 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) FirePass
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) FWSM
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds