The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 259 238 270
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.13% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.14% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -37.03%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6056 5768 7165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.88% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4767 6124
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 3 £37,000 -38.33%
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Network Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) NX-OS
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) WLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) NX-OS
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) Presales
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds