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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 698 717 726
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 203 194 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 170 151 133
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 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
England +27 197 £57,500 +9.52% 21
London +38 86 £62,500 +8.69% 9
South East -16 50 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +9 34 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Birmingham +30 33 £70,000 +55.55% 2
City of London +29 32 £57,500 - 5
Surrey +14 19 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +11 18 £70,000 +64.70%
East of England +9 16 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Berkshire -15 15 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Leeds +16 13 £70,000 +64.70%
West Yorkshire +8 13 £70,000 +64.70%
Bedfordshire +14 10 £52,250 +4.50%
Bedford +8 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Chertsey - 8 £50,000 -
South West -7 7 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes -14 6 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire +6 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Sheffield +5 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Hounslow - 5 - -
Hampshire +14 4 £50,000 -
Reading -21 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Sussex - 4 - -
Newbury +6 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -3 3 £57,500 -
Oxford -5 3 £57,500 -
Slough -7 3 £56,250 -2.17% 1
Hertfordshire -4 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Wiltshire -4 2 £47,500 -26.92% 1

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 312 (78.39%) Cisco
2 270 (67.84%) Cisco Certification
3 231 (58.04%) Firewall
4 190 (47.74%) Juniper
5 170 (42.71%) WAN
6 166 (41.71%) LAN
7 159 (39.95%) CCNP
8 145 (36.43%) CheckPoint
9 134 (33.67%) Data Centre
10 132 (33.17%) Network Security
11 126 (31.66%) CCIE
12 116 (29.15%) OSPF
12 116 (29.15%) BGP
13 102 (25.63%) F5
14 85 (21.36%) MPLS
15 83 (20.85%) Wireless
15 83 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 82 (20.60%) Cisco ASA
17 55 (13.82%) HP
18 51 (12.81%) TCP/IP
19 49 (12.31%) VPN
20 47 (11.81%) Microsoft
20 47 (11.81%) Cisco IOS
21 46 (11.56%) Load Balancing
21 46 (11.56%) Network Design
22 44 (11.06%) Network Management
23 41 (10.30%) CCDP
24 40 (10.05%) Finance
24 40 (10.05%) Riverbed
25 37 (9.30%) CCSE

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (1.26%) IIS
2 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.53%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.02%) MS Office
4 11 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 231 (58.04%) Firewall
2 170 (42.71%) WAN
3 166 (41.71%) LAN
4 132 (33.17%) Network Security
5 116 (29.15%) OSPF
5 116 (29.15%) BGP
6 85 (21.36%) MPLS
7 83 (20.85%) Wireless
7 83 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 82 (20.60%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (12.81%) TCP/IP
10 49 (12.31%) VPN
11 47 (11.81%) Cisco IOS
12 37 (9.30%) DNS
13 34 (8.54%) VoIP
13 34 (8.54%) EIGRP
14 33 (8.29%) NX-OS
15 31 (7.79%) IOS XR
16 29 (7.29%) Cisco PIX
17 24 (6.03%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (10.05%) Finance
2 33 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.02%) Electronics
4 11 (2.76%) Banking
5 5 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (0.50%) Marketing
6 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Automotive
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.26%) CSS
3 1 (0.25%) XMPP
3 1 (0.25%) Middleware
3 1 (0.25%) OLE
3 1 (0.25%) HTML
3 1 (0.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 134 (33.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (0.75%) PMI
7 2 (0.50%) PKI
7 2 (0.50%) SecurID
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) New Media
8 1 (0.25%) e-Health
8 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.53%) Linux
2 21 (5.28%) Windows
3 20 (5.03%) UNIX
4 5 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.56%) Load Balancing
1 46 (11.56%) Network Design
2 44 (11.06%) Network Management
3 37 (9.30%) ITIL
4 26 (6.53%) Service Delivery
5 17 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (4.02%) Migration
6 16 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (3.52%) Performance Management
8 13 (3.27%) Mentoring
8 13 (3.27%) SIEM
9 11 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (2.51%) Validation
10 10 (2.51%) Security Architecture
10 10 (2.51%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (2.01%) Information Security
12 7 (1.76%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (1.76%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (1.76%) PRINCE2
13 6 (1.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.76%) Perl
1 11 (2.76%) Python
2 6 (1.51%) Java
2 6 (1.51%) C
3 5 (1.26%) Ruby
4 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.50%) PHP
5 2 (0.50%) SQL
5 2 (0.50%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.25%) R
6 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 270 (67.84%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (39.95%) CCNP
3 126 (31.66%) CCIE
4 41 (10.30%) CCDP
5 37 (9.30%) CCSE
6 31 (7.79%) CCNA
7 30 (7.54%) JNCIA
8 27 (6.78%) JNCIP
9 26 (6.53%) CCSA
10 24 (6.03%) Degree
11 19 (4.77%) HP ASE
12 15 (3.77%) Security Cleared
13 12 (3.02%) Check Point Certification
13 12 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.26%) JNCIS
14 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.01%) CISSP
15 4 (1.01%) HP MASE
16 3 (0.75%) CISM
16 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.51%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.51%) Snort
5 5 (1.26%) vSphere
5 5 (1.26%) vCloud
5 5 (1.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.52%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.50%) SELinux
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.25%) Cacti
4 1 (0.25%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.25%) OPNET
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 312 (78.39%) Cisco
2 190 (47.74%) Juniper
3 145 (36.43%) CheckPoint
4 102 (25.63%) F5
5 55 (13.82%) HP
6 47 (11.81%) Microsoft
7 40 (10.05%) Riverbed
8 31 (7.79%) VMware
9 26 (6.53%) Fortinet
10 22 (5.53%) Aruba
11 20 (5.03%) Brocade
12 15 (3.77%) Citrix
12 15 (3.77%) Huawei
12 15 (3.77%) Sourcefire
13 13 (3.27%) SonicWALL
13 13 (3.27%) Blue Coat
14 11 (2.76%) IronPort
15 8 (2.01%) Meraki
16 7 (1.76%) ProCurve
16 7 (1.76%) Mercator
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
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City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Nantwich
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
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City, London
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Coventry
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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Birmingham
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Birmingham
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