The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 590 602 583
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 16 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.050% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.054% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 23
Average salary £65,000 £46,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,200 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Network Specialist
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in London

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Network Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the London 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
City of London +4 1 £55,000 +18.91%
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Network Security
5 9 (39.13%) F5
5 9 (39.13%) Wireless
6 7 (30.43%) CCNP
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Internet
7 6 (26.09%) Network Management
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless Security
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) BGP
8 5 (21.74%) Change Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) SNMP
8 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) EMC
9 4 (17.39%) CCNA
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) HTTP
9 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) LAN

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Network Security
4 9 (39.13%) Wireless
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) SNMP
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless Security
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) HTTP
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) SSL
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XMPP
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) CCSP
5 3 (13.04%) JNCIP
6 2 (8.70%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) CISA
7 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView
1 2 (8.70%) Netcool
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) RANCID
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) F5
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) CA
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 3 (13.04%) Meraki
4 3 (13.04%) ScanSafe
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
4 3 (13.04%) IronPort
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds