The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 698 759 706
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 195 171 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 123 139
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK.

Network Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Network Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Consultant over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England +45 187 £55,500 +11.00% 15
London +66 78 £57,500 -4.16% 10
South East -18 57 £52,500 +5.00% 4
City of London +46 37 £56,250 -2.17% 3
Birmingham +14 31 £70,000 +55.55% 1
West Midlands +9 31 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Surrey +26 23 £50,000 -
East of England +21 21 £52,000 +22.35%
Berkshire -3 21 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Bedfordshire +10 14 £52,500 -
Leeds +26 12 £70,000 +64.70%
West Yorkshire +20 12 £70,000 +64.70%
Bedford +13 12 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +13 12 £70,000 +64.70%
Chertsey - 11 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Milton Keynes 0 8 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 6 - -
Reading -6 4 £57,500 +27.77%
North West -10 4 £48,750 -8.45%
Hertfordshire -13 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Hampshire -17 4 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell +15 3 £81,500 +81.11%
Manchester +1 3 £47,500 -
Slough -9 3 £61,250 +6.52% 1
Oxford - 3 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £50,000 - 1
Watford +2 2 £46,250 -7.50%

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 369 (83.48%) Cisco
2 303 (68.55%) Cisco Certification
3 232 (52.49%) Firewall
4 217 (49.10%) Juniper
5 188 (42.53%) WAN
6 187 (42.31%) CCNP
7 179 (40.50%) LAN
8 166 (37.56%) CheckPoint
9 165 (37.33%) Network Security
10 159 (35.97%) Data Centre
11 150 (33.94%) CCIE
12 135 (30.54%) BGP
13 126 (28.51%) OSPF
14 117 (26.47%) F5
15 102 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
16 98 (22.17%) Cisco ASA
17 91 (20.59%) MPLS
18 89 (20.14%) Wireless
19 60 (13.57%) Load Balancing
20 59 (13.35%) TCP/IP
21 53 (11.99%) VPN
22 50 (11.31%) HP
22 50 (11.31%) Cisco IOS
23 49 (11.09%) ITIL
24 47 (10.63%) CCSE
25 46 (10.41%) Network Design
25 46 (10.41%) Riverbed
26 45 (10.18%) Network Management
27 44 (9.95%) CCDP
28 43 (9.73%) Microsoft

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.45%) Lync
2 1 (0.23%) Apache
2 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.23%) CMS
2 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.94%) MS Office
4 11 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 232 (52.49%) Firewall
2 188 (42.53%) WAN
3 179 (40.50%) LAN
4 165 (37.33%) Network Security
5 135 (30.54%) BGP
6 126 (28.51%) OSPF
7 102 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 98 (22.17%) Cisco ASA
9 91 (20.59%) MPLS
10 89 (20.14%) Wireless
11 59 (13.35%) TCP/IP
12 53 (11.99%) VPN
13 50 (11.31%) Cisco IOS
14 43 (9.73%) EIGRP
15 35 (7.92%) DNS
15 35 (7.92%) VoIP
15 35 (7.92%) NX-OS
16 33 (7.47%) IOS XR
17 28 (6.33%) Cisco PIX
18 27 (6.11%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 34 (7.69%) Finance
3 12 (2.71%) Electronics
4 4 (0.90%) Banking
4 4 (0.90%) Marketing
5 3 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.45%) Legal
6 2 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.58%) CSS
3 2 (0.45%) COM
3 2 (0.45%) OLE
4 1 (0.23%) XMPP
4 1 (0.23%) HTML
4 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 159 (35.97%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.30%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.68%) IPTV
5 3 (0.68%) PMI
5 3 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.45%) SecurID
6 2 (0.45%) PKI
7 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.33%) Linux
2 18 (4.07%) Windows
3 14 (3.17%) UNIX
4 7 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.57%) Load Balancing
2 49 (11.09%) ITIL
3 46 (10.41%) Network Design
4 45 (10.18%) Network Management
5 24 (5.43%) Service Delivery
6 23 (5.20%) Migration
7 21 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (4.30%) Validation
9 16 (3.62%) Network Architecture
10 15 (3.39%) Performance Management
11 13 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (2.71%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (2.49%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (2.26%) Information Security
15 9 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (2.04%) Project Management
15 9 (2.04%) SIEM
16 8 (1.81%) Service Management
16 8 (1.81%) PRINCE2
17 7 (1.58%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.36%) C
2 5 (1.13%) Python
2 5 (1.13%) Perl
3 4 (0.90%) Ruby
4 3 (0.68%) Java
5 2 (0.45%) PHP
5 2 (0.45%) SQL
5 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.45%) R
6 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.23%) VB
6 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 303 (68.55%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (42.31%) CCNP
3 150 (33.94%) CCIE
4 47 (10.63%) CCSE
5 44 (9.95%) CCDP
6 39 (8.82%) CCNA
7 35 (7.92%) CCSA
8 29 (6.56%) JNCIA
9 27 (6.11%) JNCIP
10 24 (5.43%) Degree
11 18 (4.07%) HP ASE
12 17 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
15 9 (2.04%) JNCIS
16 7 (1.58%) SC Cleared
17 5 (1.13%) CCDA
18 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 4 (0.90%) HP MASE
19 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.39%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) SLA
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.49%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.36%) Snort
5 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (3.62%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.45%) SELinux
4 2 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) OPNET
5 1 (0.23%) WMI
5 1 (0.23%) Cacti
5 1 (0.23%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 369 (83.48%) Cisco
2 217 (49.10%) Juniper
3 166 (37.56%) CheckPoint
4 117 (26.47%) F5
5 50 (11.31%) HP
6 46 (10.41%) Riverbed
7 43 (9.73%) Microsoft
8 34 (7.69%) VMware
9 33 (7.47%) Fortinet
10 23 (5.20%) Blue Coat
11 20 (4.52%) Brocade
12 19 (4.30%) Aruba
12 19 (4.30%) Sourcefire
13 17 (3.85%) Huawei
13 17 (3.85%) Citrix
14 15 (3.39%) SonicWALL
15 10 (2.26%) IronPort
15 10 (2.26%) ArcSight
16 7 (1.58%) Dell
17 6 (1.36%) NetApp
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