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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
UK
Rank 774 791 841
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 70 138 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 94 95
Median salary £47,298 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.82% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,915 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.00%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +21 55 £48,750 -0.51% 10
South East +32 11 £52,500 -34.37% 5
Scotland +17 11 £47,500 +39.70%
London +53 10 £55,000 - 2
East of England +6 10 £50,000 +8.69%
Coventry +22 9 £46,000 +32.37%
West Midlands +9 9 £46,000 +33.33%
South West +25 8 £55,000 +63.93% 1
Bedfordshire +3 6 £50,000 +2.04%
Glasgow +25 5 £47,500 +13.77%
Berkshire +15 4 £57,500 -32.35% 2
Hertfordshire +6 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Bristol - 4 £48,250 - 1
West Yorkshire +25 3 £36,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire +22 3 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Hampshire +14 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Watford +3 3 - -
Basingstoke -6 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Reading - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £32,500 - 2
City of London +33 2 £93,500 +66.96%
West Lothian +8 2 £34,608 +1.78%
Livingston +6 2 £34,608 +1.78%
Dunstable +3 2 £47,500 -3.06%
North West -12 2 £42,250 -24.88%
Gloucestershire -16 2 £60,000 -
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
Dundee - 2 - -
Leeds +28 1 £22,500 -37.28%

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 104 (61.18%) Cisco
2 85 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (50.00%) Firewall
3 66 (38.82%) CCNP
3 66 (38.82%) WAN
4 56 (32.94%) Juniper
5 53 (31.18%) LAN
6 47 (27.65%) Network Security
7 44 (25.88%) F5
8 41 (24.12%) VPN
8 41 (24.12%) CheckPoint
8 41 (24.12%) OSPF
9 39 (22.94%) BGP
9 39 (22.94%) TCP/IP
10 37 (21.76%) CCNA
10 37 (21.76%) Finance
11 33 (19.41%) Data Centre
12 32 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (18.82%) Wireless
12 32 (18.82%) MPLS
13 30 (17.65%) HP
13 30 (17.65%) Windows
14 29 (17.06%) RIP
15 28 (16.47%) VoIP
16 26 (15.29%) EIGRP
17 24 (14.12%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (13.53%) Network Management
18 23 (13.53%) Wi-Fi
18 23 (13.53%) Brocade
19 21 (12.35%) Ethernet

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 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.18%) IIS
2 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Office
2 7 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) IaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (50.00%) Firewall
2 66 (38.82%) WAN
3 53 (31.18%) LAN
4 47 (27.65%) Network Security
5 41 (24.12%) OSPF
5 41 (24.12%) VPN
6 39 (22.94%) BGP
6 39 (22.94%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (18.82%) MPLS
7 32 (18.82%) Wireless
8 29 (17.06%) RIP
9 28 (16.47%) VoIP
10 26 (15.29%) EIGRP
11 24 (14.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (13.53%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (12.35%) Ethernet
14 19 (11.18%) ADSL
15 14 (8.24%) VLAN
15 14 (8.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (21.76%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.47%) Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.35%) Back Office
5 4 (2.35%) Law
6 3 (1.76%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.59%) .NET
2 1 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.41%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.76%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (1.76%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (1.76%) Fintech
4 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.59%) IVR
6 1 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.65%) Windows
2 21 (12.35%) Unix
3 13 (7.65%) Linux
4 9 (5.29%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) CatOS
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.53%) Network Management
2 20 (11.76%) Change Management
2 20 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (10.00%) ITIL
3 17 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.82%) Line Management
4 15 (8.82%) Project Management
5 14 (8.24%) Time Management
6 12 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (7.06%) High Availability
7 11 (6.47%) Business Development
7 11 (6.47%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (5.88%) Information Security
8 10 (5.88%) Network Design
9 9 (5.29%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.94%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.94%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.18%) PHP
1 2 (1.18%) SQL
2 1 (0.59%) Java
2 1 (0.59%) Lisp
2 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (38.82%) CCNP
3 37 (21.76%) CCNA
4 18 (10.59%) Degree
5 11 (6.47%) JNCIP
6 9 (5.29%) CISM
7 8 (4.71%) CISSP
8 5 (2.94%) CCIE
8 5 (2.94%) CCSE
8 5 (2.94%) CWNA
8 5 (2.94%) JNCIE
8 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.35%) CCSA
10 3 (1.76%) CCENT
10 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) CCMSE
11 2 (1.18%) CCSM
11 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.82%) SLA
3 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.18%) Firmware
4 2 (1.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.88%) HP NNM
2 7 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.53%) SCCM
4 4 (2.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.59%) Grafana
7 1 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 104 (61.18%) Cisco
2 56 (32.94%) Juniper
3 44 (25.88%) F5
4 41 (24.12%) CheckPoint
5 30 (17.65%) HP
6 23 (13.53%) Brocade
7 21 (12.35%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.59%) Fortinet
9 17 (10.00%) Avaya
10 15 (8.82%) Huawei
10 15 (8.82%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.29%) Riverbed
11 9 (5.29%) VMware
12 6 (3.53%) Palo Alto
12 6 (3.53%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.94%) Meraki
14 4 (2.35%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.35%) BT
14 4 (2.35%) Intel Security
14 4 (2.35%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Varied role, interesting work
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + medical + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago