The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
UK / Scotland
Rank 119 147 149
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 12 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 11
Median salary £47,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -9.33%
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2166 2827 2899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.97% 95.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1858 1920
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in Scotland

Network Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +30 5 £47,500 +13.77%
Edinburgh +8 2 £62,500 -
West Lothian +7 2 £34,608 +1.78%
Dundee - 2 - -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) Network Security
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (47.06%) F5
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) CCNP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) CCIE
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (29.41%) JNCIE
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
9 3 (17.65%) Remedy
9 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
9 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) CCMSE
10 2 (11.76%) CCSM
10 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
10 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
10 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) Network Security
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.88%) TACACS
7 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Presales
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCIE
3 5 (29.41%) JNCIE
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) CCMSE
5 2 (11.76%) CCSE
5 2 (11.76%) CCSM
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto