The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 145 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.041% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2299 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.53% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1856 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft