The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 420 444 426
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 23 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.044% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.047% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £36,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £48,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Network Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 10 £67,500 +42.10% 3
Hampshire +18 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey - 4 £42,000 -
Kent -4 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £58,000 +84.12%
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 33 (76.74%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (65.12%) Firewall
4 21 (48.84%) CCNP
5 19 (44.19%) Load Balancing
6 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (37.21%) WAN
7 15 (34.88%) Network Security
8 14 (32.56%) LAN
9 13 (30.23%) VoIP
9 13 (30.23%) CCIE
10 12 (27.91%) CCDP
10 12 (27.91%) Business Continuity
10 12 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (25.58%) F5
11 11 (25.58%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
12 10 (23.26%) CCNA
12 10 (23.26%) VLAN
12 10 (23.26%) Wireless
12 10 (23.26%) CCSE
12 10 (23.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (20.93%) HSRP
13 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
13 9 (20.93%) MPLS
13 9 (20.93%) Linux
14 8 (18.60%) UNIX
14 8 (18.60%) Clustering
14 8 (18.60%) IPsec
14 8 (18.60%) Finance

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (18.60%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) WAN
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (34.88%) Network Security
4 14 (32.56%) LAN
5 13 (30.23%) VoIP
6 12 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (23.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (23.26%) VLAN
8 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 9 (20.93%) HSRP
9 9 (20.93%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) IPsec
11 7 (16.28%) BGP
11 7 (16.28%) VPN
12 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
12 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.63%) OSPF
13 5 (11.63%) EIGRP
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Load Balancing
2 12 (27.91%) Business Continuity
3 8 (18.60%) High Availability
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Network Design
6 5 (11.63%) Network Management
7 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.98%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) Tcl
1 1 (2.33%) Ruby
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (48.84%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) CCIE
4 12 (27.91%) CCDP
5 10 (23.26%) CCSE
5 10 (23.26%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) CCDA
6 4 (9.30%) CISM
6 4 (9.30%) CISSP
7 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.33%) CCIP
8 1 (2.33%) CCSP
8 1 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Snort
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.33%) UAG
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
1 4 (9.30%) Check_MK
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
2 11 (25.58%) F5
3 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Radware
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 17 days ago