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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 645 766 674
Rank change year-on-year
+121 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 260 178 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 178 124 167
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £37,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +133 259 £55,000 +8.37% 19
London +62 84 £60,000 +4.34% 5
South East +3 54 £55,000 +15.78% 7
City of London +57 41 £57,500 +11.65% 1
Yorkshire +25 31 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +8 30 £70,000 +47.36% 5
West Midlands -2 27 £42,500 -10.52% 1
North West +24 23 £37,500 -21.05% 1
West Yorkshire +22 23 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +43 21 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +32 21 £50,000 +25.00%
South West +5 21 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Manchester - 20 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +34 14 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 14 £57,500 +21.05%
Wiltshire +10 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Swindon - 12 £45,000 - 1
Bedford +36 10 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 9 £52,500 -12.50%
Reading -16 9 £70,000 +40.00%
North Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Kent +24 7 £50,000 +60.00%
Canary Wharf - 7 - -
Harrogate - 7 £50,000 - 1
Dudley - 6 £26,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire -8 5 £50,000 -5.21%
Gloucestershire - 5 £40,000 - 1
High Wycombe -4 4 £55,000 +10.00%

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 389 (83.84%) Cisco
2 280 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
3 240 (51.72%) Network Security
4 218 (46.98%) CCNP
5 207 (44.61%) Firewall
6 197 (42.46%) CheckPoint
7 192 (41.38%) Juniper
8 162 (34.91%) WAN
9 140 (30.17%) LAN
10 133 (28.66%) CCIE
11 132 (28.45%) BGP
12 121 (26.08%) Wireless
13 120 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
14 115 (24.78%) F5
15 107 (23.06%) Cisco Nexus
16 106 (22.84%) OSPF
17 105 (22.63%) MPLS
18 84 (18.10%) VPN
19 82 (17.67%) Load Balancing
20 76 (16.38%) TCP/IP
21 73 (15.73%) ITIL
22 70 (15.09%) HP
23 66 (14.22%) DNS
23 66 (14.22%) CCSE
24 63 (13.58%) VMware
25 62 (13.36%) EIGRP
26 57 (12.28%) Fortinet
27 56 (12.07%) DHCP
28 50 (10.78%) CCNA
29 47 (10.13%) Linux

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.51%) Apache
4 4 (0.86%) Lync
5 3 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (5.60%) MS Visio
2 20 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 240 (51.72%) Network Security
2 207 (44.61%) Firewall
3 162 (34.91%) WAN
4 140 (30.17%) LAN
5 132 (28.45%) BGP
6 121 (26.08%) Wireless
7 120 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
8 107 (23.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 106 (22.84%) OSPF
10 105 (22.63%) MPLS
11 84 (18.10%) VPN
12 76 (16.38%) TCP/IP
13 66 (14.22%) DNS
14 62 (13.36%) EIGRP
15 56 (12.07%) DHCP
16 32 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (6.68%) NetScaler
18 26 (5.60%) Unified Communications
19 25 (5.39%) HSRP
20 24 (5.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.51%) MySQL
3 2 (0.43%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
General
1 47 (10.13%) Finance
2 35 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.88%) Advertising
4 9 (1.94%) Law
5 7 (1.51%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (0.65%) XMPP
2 3 (0.65%) CSS
3 2 (0.43%) HTML
3 2 (0.43%) COM
3 2 (0.43%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (1.72%) Visualisation
1 8 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.51%) Open Source
3 6 (1.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (0.86%) PMI
5 3 (0.65%) PKI
5 3 (0.65%) IPTV
6 2 (0.43%) SecurID
6 2 (0.43%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.43%) BYOD
7 1 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.22%) CMDB
7 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.13%) Linux
2 35 (7.54%) Windows
3 13 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.51%) UNIX
5 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.67%) Load Balancing
2 73 (15.73%) ITIL
3 47 (10.13%) Migration
4 35 (7.54%) Network Architecture
5 33 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (6.90%) Network Design
6 32 (6.90%) Network Management
7 28 (6.03%) Service Delivery
8 26 (5.60%) PRINCE2
9 24 (5.17%) ITIL V3
10 22 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (3.88%) Validation
11 18 (3.88%) SIEM
12 17 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (3.45%) Information Security
14 15 (3.23%) Security Architecture
15 14 (3.02%) Project Management
16 13 (2.80%) E-Commerce
17 12 (2.59%) Penetration Testing
18 11 (2.37%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.66%) SQL
2 8 (1.72%) Python
3 7 (1.51%) Java
4 6 (1.29%) Perl
4 6 (1.29%) C
5 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.65%) Ruby
6 3 (0.65%) R
7 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.43%) PHP
7 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) Tcl
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 280 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (46.98%) CCNP
3 133 (28.66%) CCIE
4 66 (14.22%) CCSE
5 50 (10.78%) CCNA
6 34 (7.33%) CCSA
7 31 (6.68%) CCDP
8 26 (5.60%) JNCIP
9 19 (4.09%) Security Cleared
10 17 (3.66%) Degree
11 16 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (3.02%) JNCIE
13 13 (2.80%) HP ASE
13 13 (2.80%) HP MASE
14 12 (2.59%) SC Cleared
15 10 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (1.08%) CISSP
17 5 (1.08%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.66%) SLA
2 10 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.43%) HL7
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) GPG13
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.72%) XenServer
5 5 (1.08%) Snort
6 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
7 2 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (4.31%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.02%) FortiGate
3 8 (1.72%) WMI
4 4 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.65%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) OPNET
6 2 (0.43%) OpenView
6 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.43%) SELinux
7 1 (0.22%) Icinga
7 1 (0.22%) Cacti
7 1 (0.22%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.22%) Netcool
7 1 (0.22%) Legato
7 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 389 (83.84%) Cisco
2 197 (42.46%) CheckPoint
3 192 (41.38%) Juniper
4 115 (24.78%) F5
5 70 (15.09%) HP
6 63 (13.58%) VMware
7 57 (12.28%) Fortinet
8 46 (9.91%) Microsoft
8 46 (9.91%) Citrix
9 33 (7.11%) Brocade
10 29 (6.25%) Blue Coat
11 28 (6.03%) Sourcefire
11 28 (6.03%) Riverbed
12 24 (5.17%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.88%) Aruba
14 17 (3.66%) SonicWALL
15 13 (2.80%) ArcSight
16 8 (1.72%) Oracle
17 7 (1.51%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.51%) IronPort
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