The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 22 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank - 244 249
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.041% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.043% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) IGRP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) IGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware