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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 8 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
Median salary £44,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.83% -10.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -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
2183 2772 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.96% 95.55% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1779 1897
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +31 4 £47,500 +5.55%
West Lothian - 2 £34,608 -
Edinburgh 0 1 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) CCIE
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
7 3 (18.75%) Remedy
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) LAN
8 2 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) CCDP

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (6.25%) Multicast
8 1 (6.25%) TACACS
8 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 1 (6.25%) VLAN
8 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) CCDP
5 2 (12.50%) CCMSE
5 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) CCSE
5 2 (12.50%) CCSM
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
6 1 (6.25%) CCSA
6 1 (6.25%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Remedy
5 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto