The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank - 155 185
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.095% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £46,150 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.55% +5.88%
Network Specialist
UK

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
2733 3000 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.48% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1877 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Multicast
5 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) LPIC
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) CCSE
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) BGP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Junos
4 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCSE
4 2 (18.18%) LPIC
4 2 (18.18%) RHCE
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper