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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 801 864 930
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 116 87 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.082% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 97 66 52
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,566 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £43,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +0.57%

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +60 115 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South East +37 36 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +25 26 £85,000 +70.00%
London +21 25 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East of England +33 19 £45,000 +20.00%
Slough - 19 £85,000 -
Yorkshire +8 14 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +19 12 £43,750 +16.66%
West Midlands 0 10 £55,000 +52.36%
Hemel Hempstead +25 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire +13 7 £52,500 +110.00%
North Yorkshire +8 7 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Birmingham - 7 £62,500 -
City of London +47 6 £55,000 -
North West +16 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Harrogate - 6 £55,000 -
Manchester +8 5 £52,500 +69.35%
West Yorkshire -13 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Southampton +7 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire +5 4 £50,000 -
Crawley - 4 £48,750 -
West Sussex - 4 £48,750 -
Surrey +7 3 £45,000 +7.14%
South West +5 3 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Leeds -6 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Dunstable - 3 £48,500 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £40,000 -

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 139 (60.17%) Cisco
2 127 (54.98%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (42.86%) Firewall
4 93 (40.26%) CCNP
5 70 (30.30%) Juniper
6 58 (25.11%) BGP
7 57 (24.68%) VPN
8 54 (23.38%) OSPF
9 53 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (22.08%) F5
11 50 (21.65%) Network Security
12 49 (21.21%) Degree
13 47 (20.35%) Ethernet
14 45 (19.48%) CCNA
14 45 (19.48%) VMware
15 44 (19.05%) MPLS
16 43 (18.61%) EIGRP
16 43 (18.61%) WAN
16 43 (18.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (18.18%) Wireless
18 40 (17.32%) Finance
18 40 (17.32%) CheckPoint
18 40 (17.32%) LAN
19 38 (16.45%) ITIL
20 37 (16.02%) Telecoms
20 37 (16.02%) TCP/IP
21 35 (15.15%) Mentoring
21 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
22 34 (14.72%) CCIE
23 33 (14.29%) Windows

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 11 (4.76%) IIS
2 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.73%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.43%) Moodle
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (8.66%) MS Visio
2 15 (6.49%) MS Office
3 7 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (42.86%) Firewall
2 58 (25.11%) BGP
3 57 (24.68%) VPN
4 54 (23.38%) OSPF
5 53 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (21.65%) Network Security
7 47 (20.35%) Ethernet
8 44 (19.05%) MPLS
9 43 (18.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 43 (18.61%) EIGRP
9 43 (18.61%) WAN
10 42 (18.18%) Wireless
11 40 (17.32%) LAN
12 37 (16.02%) TCP/IP
13 32 (13.85%) VoIP
14 31 (13.42%) DWDM
15 29 (12.55%) HSRP
15 29 (12.55%) SSL
16 28 (12.12%) RIP
17 23 (9.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (17.32%) Finance
2 37 (16.02%) Telecoms
3 24 (10.39%) Retail
4 16 (6.93%) Banking
5 6 (2.60%) Billing
5 6 (2.60%) Law
5 6 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.73%) Publishing
7 3 (1.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Games
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.49%) Web Services
2 9 (3.90%) SOAP
2 9 (3.90%) WCF
3 3 (1.30%) .NET
3 3 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.16%) Physics
6 4 (1.73%) CMDB
6 4 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.73%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.87%) FMCG
7 2 (0.87%) NHS
7 2 (0.87%) PKI
7 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.29%) Windows
2 25 (10.82%) Windows Server
3 18 (7.79%) Unix
4 13 (5.63%) Linux
5 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.45%) ITIL
2 35 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 29 (12.55%) Project Management
4 28 (12.12%) Business Development
5 24 (10.39%) Network Management
6 23 (9.96%) Change Management
6 23 (9.96%) Load Balancing
7 20 (8.66%) Network Design
7 20 (8.66%) Performance Monitoring
7 20 (8.66%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (5.63%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (5.63%) High Availability
9 13 (5.63%) Line Management
10 11 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (4.33%) PRINCE
11 10 (4.33%) Service Management
12 9 (3.90%) Open Source
13 8 (3.46%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.33%) C
2 6 (2.60%) Java
2 6 (2.60%) Perl
2 6 (2.60%) Python
3 5 (2.16%) Assembly Language
3 5 (2.16%) C++
3 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.87%) SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (54.98%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (40.26%) CCNP
3 49 (21.21%) Degree
4 45 (19.48%) CCNA
5 34 (14.72%) CCIE
6 22 (9.52%) CISSP
7 16 (6.93%) CCSE
7 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared
8 13 (5.63%) CISM
9 8 (3.46%) CCDA
9 8 (3.46%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.03%) CCSA
10 7 (3.03%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.03%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.03%) MCSE
11 6 (2.60%) CCMSE
11 6 (2.60%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.16%) CCDP
13 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.63%) SLA
3 6 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 22 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.33%) Snort
4 9 (3.90%) Terminal Services
5 8 (3.46%) vCloud
5 8 (3.46%) vSphere
6 2 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.87%) XenApp
7 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.06%) HP NNM
2 10 (4.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.73%) Cacti
4 4 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.43%) EnCase
6 1 (0.43%) FTK
6 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 139 (60.17%) Cisco
2 70 (30.30%) Juniper
3 51 (22.08%) F5
4 45 (19.48%) VMware
5 40 (17.32%) CheckPoint
6 28 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 21 (9.09%) HP
8 19 (8.23%) Citrix
8 19 (8.23%) SolarWinds
9 16 (6.93%) Avaya
10 12 (5.19%) Intel Security
11 10 (4.33%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.90%) AppDynamics
12 9 (3.90%) EMC
13 8 (3.46%) SevOne
14 6 (2.60%) Palo Alto
15 5 (2.16%) Intel
15 5 (2.16%) Mitel
15 5 (2.16%) Qualys
16 4 (1.73%) Aruba
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