The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 823 846 917
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 92 110 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.10% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 73 84 42
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £32,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -9.47%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Network Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 within the UK.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 84 £51,250 +13.88% 9
East of England +38 26 £45,000 -4.25% 2
London +33 21 £55,000 -2.65%
South East +6 16 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Hertfordshire +27 13 £45,000 -2.70%
Bedfordshire +32 12 £51,250 +4.59% 2
Hemel Hempstead +12 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +12 7 £85,000 +88.88% 1
West Midlands -9 7 £35,000 -3.03%
Slough - 7 £85,000 - 1
North West +18 6 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Birmingham -20 5 - -
Surrey +32 4 £44,750 -
Manchester +13 4 £52,500 - 1
South West +4 4 £27,000 -32.50% 4
Scotland +21 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Oxfordshire -7 3 £80,000 +37.93% 1
Devon - 3 £27,000 -
Exmouth - 3 £27,000 -
Luton - 3 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +27 2 £80,000 +88.23%
Yorkshire +14 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +13 2 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Aldershot -3 2 £80,000 -
Hampshire -6 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Camberley - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £48,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £48,750 -
Banbury - 2 £80,000 -

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Network Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 135 (64.90%) Cisco
2 110 (52.88%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (48.08%) CCNP
4 84 (40.38%) Firewall
5 73 (35.10%) Juniper
6 71 (34.13%) OSPF
7 70 (33.65%) BGP
8 64 (30.77%) VPN
9 55 (26.44%) EIGRP
10 54 (25.96%) Network Security
11 51 (24.52%) F5
12 49 (23.56%) WAN
13 47 (22.60%) LAN
14 45 (21.63%) Finance
15 44 (21.15%) RIP
16 43 (20.67%) TCP/IP
17 42 (20.19%) CheckPoint
17 42 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
18 40 (19.23%) Degree
19 39 (18.75%) Ethernet
20 38 (18.27%) Cisco Nexus
21 37 (17.79%) MPLS
22 35 (16.83%) Change Management
23 34 (16.35%) VMware
24 33 (15.87%) CCNA
25 31 (14.90%) Wireless
25 31 (14.90%) HSRP
26 30 (14.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 29 (13.94%) Mentoring
28 28 (13.46%) Business Development

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.40%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) MS Office
1 10 (4.81%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (40.38%) Firewall
2 71 (34.13%) OSPF
3 70 (33.65%) BGP
4 64 (30.77%) VPN
5 55 (26.44%) EIGRP
6 54 (25.96%) Network Security
7 49 (23.56%) WAN
8 47 (22.60%) LAN
9 44 (21.15%) RIP
10 43 (20.67%) TCP/IP
11 42 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (18.75%) Ethernet
13 38 (18.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (17.79%) MPLS
15 31 (14.90%) HSRP
15 31 (14.90%) Wireless
16 27 (12.98%) DNS
16 27 (12.98%) DWDM
17 23 (11.06%) SSL
18 22 (10.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.48%) DB2
General
1 45 (21.63%) Finance
2 28 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.10%) Banking
4 8 (3.85%) Law
4 8 (3.85%) Retail
5 7 (3.37%) Billing
6 5 (2.40%) Publishing
7 4 (1.92%) Back Office
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.96%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) .NET
1 3 (1.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.40%) CMDB
5 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) PKI
7 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.44%) FMCG
8 2 (0.96%) Fintech
8 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.96%) Physics
8 2 (0.96%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) iSeries
9 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.02%) Windows
2 22 (10.58%) Unix
3 21 (10.10%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.81%) Linux
6 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.96%) VyOS
9 1 (0.48%) CatOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.83%) Change Management
2 29 (13.94%) Mentoring
3 28 (13.46%) Business Development
4 27 (12.98%) ITIL
5 24 (11.54%) Project Management
6 22 (10.58%) Network Management
7 19 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (8.65%) Network Design
8 18 (8.65%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.29%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.81%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (4.81%) Line Management
10 10 (4.81%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (4.33%) High Availability
11 9 (4.33%) Time Management
12 8 (3.85%) Information Security
12 8 (3.85%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.85%) PRINCE
12 8 (3.85%) Threat Detection
12 8 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.88%) C
2 3 (1.44%) Java
2 3 (1.44%) Perl
2 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.44%) Python
3 2 (0.96%) Assembly Language
3 2 (0.96%) C++
3 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.48%) Lisp
4 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (52.88%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (48.08%) CCNP
3 40 (19.23%) Degree
4 33 (15.87%) CCNA
5 22 (10.58%) CCIE
6 15 (7.21%) CISSP
6 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.77%) CCSE
8 11 (5.29%) JNCIP
9 9 (4.33%) CCSA
10 7 (3.37%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.88%) CCMSE
11 6 (2.88%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.40%) CISM
12 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.92%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.44%) CISA
14 3 (1.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.85%) SLA
3 6 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.17%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.85%) vCloud
4 6 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.92%) vSphere
6 3 (1.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) ACF2
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (4.81%) HP NNM
2 5 (2.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.44%) Cacti
3 3 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.48%) EnCase
4 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.48%) FTK
4 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.48%) OpenView
4 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 135 (64.90%) Cisco
2 73 (35.10%) Juniper
3 51 (24.52%) F5
4 42 (20.19%) CheckPoint
5 34 (16.35%) VMware
6 26 (12.50%) Avaya
7 22 (10.58%) HP
8 19 (9.13%) Microsoft
9 16 (7.69%) Citrix
10 14 (6.73%) Fortinet
11 11 (5.29%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.81%) EMC
12 10 (4.81%) NetApp
13 8 (3.85%) Aruba
13 8 (3.85%) Mitel
14 7 (3.37%) Qualys
15 6 (2.88%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.88%) Brocade
15 6 (2.88%) Intel Security
15 6 (2.88%) SolarWinds
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