The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 832 763 744
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 62 114 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 95 126
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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 -47 58 £48,750 +2.63% 10
Yorkshire -50 20 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Leeds -23 16 £47,500 +50.19% 1
West Yorkshire -39 16 £47,500 +42.85% 1
East of England -21 12 £54,000 +13.68% 2
South West - 10 £46,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £55,500 - 1
London -20 8 £40,000 -28.88% 1
Swindon - 6 £46,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £46,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 5 £62,500 +60.25% 3
Dunstable - 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -21 4 £50,000 +3.09%
York - 4 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £62,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
City of London -9 2 £51,500 -15.91%
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Warwickshire +6 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 £37,500 +42.85%
Coventry -8 1 £42,233 -19.55% 1
North West -25 1 £38,000 +8.57% 1
South East -27 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £38,000 - 1

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 117 (93.60%) Cisco
2 95 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (72.00%) CCNP
4 71 (56.80%) Firewall
5 64 (51.20%) BGP
5 64 (51.20%) LAN
6 61 (48.80%) WAN
7 49 (39.20%) OSPF
8 43 (34.40%) EIGRP
9 42 (33.60%) Wireless
10 41 (32.80%) MPLS
11 37 (29.60%) ITIL
12 36 (28.80%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (26.40%) CheckPoint
14 32 (25.60%) Network Security
15 31 (24.80%) VPN
15 31 (24.80%) CCNA
16 29 (23.20%) Network Management
17 28 (22.40%) F5
17 28 (22.40%) DNS
18 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
19 26 (20.80%) SLA
19 26 (20.80%) VMware
20 25 (20.00%) Finance
20 25 (20.00%) HP
20 25 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
21 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (19.20%) DHCP
21 24 (19.20%) Disaster Recovery
22 22 (17.60%) CCSE

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.60%) IIS
1 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.20%) Lync
3 3 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
4 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Office
2 12 (9.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (56.80%) Firewall
2 64 (51.20%) BGP
2 64 (51.20%) LAN
3 61 (48.80%) WAN
4 49 (39.20%) OSPF
5 43 (34.40%) EIGRP
6 42 (33.60%) Wireless
7 41 (32.80%) MPLS
8 36 (28.80%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (25.60%) Network Security
10 31 (24.80%) VPN
11 28 (22.40%) DNS
12 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
13 25 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (19.20%) DHCP
15 21 (16.80%) HSRP
16 18 (14.40%) RIP
17 17 (13.60%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (12.00%) DWDM
18 15 (12.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.20%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.60%) Statistics
4 6 (4.80%) Clustering
5 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Handset
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Linux
2 12 (9.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.80%) Solaris
3 1 (0.80%) UNIX
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) ITIL
2 29 (23.20%) Network Management
3 24 (19.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (16.80%) Load Balancing
5 19 (15.20%) Change Management
5 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
6 16 (12.80%) Network Design
7 15 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 12 (9.60%) Project Management
8 12 (9.60%) Process Improvement
9 11 (8.80%) PRINCE
9 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.00%) Business Continuity
10 10 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (7.20%) Line Management
11 9 (7.20%) Incident Management
12 8 (6.40%) Time Management
12 8 (6.40%) Demand Forecasting
12 8 (6.40%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.40%) C
2 2 (1.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.80%) Python
3 1 (0.80%) Perl
3 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (72.00%) CCNP
3 31 (24.80%) CCNA
4 22 (17.60%) CCSE
5 16 (12.80%) CCDP
6 12 (9.60%) Degree
7 9 (7.20%) CCIE
8 7 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.80%) CCIP
10 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.20%) CCSP
12 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.80%) HNC
13 1 (0.80%) HND
13 1 (0.80%) CCDA
13 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.80%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.80%) SLA
2 7 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 24 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.60%) XenServer
5 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (11.20%) HP NNM
3 10 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (7.20%) Netcool
5 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.80%) OpenView
6 1 (0.80%) Cacti
6 1 (0.80%) RANCID
6 1 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 117 (93.60%) Cisco
2 33 (26.40%) CheckPoint
3 28 (22.40%) F5
4 26 (20.80%) VMware
5 25 (20.00%) HP
6 21 (16.80%) Juniper
7 17 (13.60%) Blue Coat
8 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.60%) Citrix
10 11 (8.80%) Riverbed
10 11 (8.80%) Infoblox
10 11 (8.80%) Imperva
11 8 (6.40%) Mitel
12 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds
13 5 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
14 4 (3.20%) EMC
15 3 (2.40%) NetApp
15 3 (2.40%) McAfee
15 3 (2.40%) Computacenter
16 2 (1.60%) CODA
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