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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 786 827 891
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 90 128 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 64 84 71
Median salary £46,250 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.14% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +32 75 £46,750 -4.59% 8
East of England +20 18 £45,000 -8.16% 2
South East +50 15 £55,000 -26.66% 3
West Midlands -6 12 £46,250 +43.41%
London +56 10 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Scotland +23 9 £48,750 +43.38%
Berkshire +18 9 £85,000 +6.25% 1
Bedfordshire 0 9 £50,000 +2.04% 1
South West +19 8 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +7 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Birmingham -6 6 - -
Coventry - 6 £46,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £45,000 -
Slough +18 4 £85,000 -
Edinburgh +14 4 £61,500 +89.23%
Nottingham +5 4 - - 1
East Midlands +5 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +3 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -19 4 £60,000 -
North West -30 4 £37,000 -12.94%
Oxfordshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
Luton - 4 £47,500 -
Reading - 4 - -
Glasgow +21 3 £47,500 +25.00%
Manchester -18 3 £37,000 -38.33%
Bristol - 3 £48,250 -
Oxford - 3 £32,500 - 1
City of London +28 2 £80,000 +42.85% 1
Dunstable +15 2 £47,500 -3.06%
Hampshire +8 2 £55,000 +57.14%

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 116 (60.73%) Cisco
2 93 (48.69%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (45.03%) Firewall
4 74 (38.74%) CCNP
5 71 (37.17%) WAN
6 63 (32.98%) Juniper
7 56 (29.32%) LAN
8 54 (28.27%) Network Security
9 51 (26.70%) VPN
10 49 (25.65%) F5
11 47 (24.61%) OSPF
12 45 (23.56%) BGP
13 40 (20.94%) CheckPoint
13 40 (20.94%) TCP/IP
14 37 (19.37%) CCNA
15 36 (18.85%) RIP
15 36 (18.85%) Wireless
16 34 (17.80%) Finance
16 34 (17.80%) HP
16 34 (17.80%) EIGRP
16 34 (17.80%) Data Centre
17 33 (17.28%) Windows
18 31 (16.23%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
20 26 (13.61%) VoIP
20 26 (13.61%) Degree
21 25 (13.09%) Wi-Fi
21 25 (13.09%) Change Management
22 24 (12.57%) MPLS
23 23 (12.04%) Brocade

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 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) MS Office
2 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) IaaS
2 3 (1.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (45.03%) Firewall
2 71 (37.17%) WAN
3 56 (29.32%) LAN
4 54 (28.27%) Network Security
5 51 (26.70%) VPN
6 47 (24.61%) OSPF
7 45 (23.56%) BGP
8 40 (20.94%) TCP/IP
9 36 (18.85%) RIP
9 36 (18.85%) Wireless
10 34 (17.80%) EIGRP
11 31 (16.23%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (13.61%) VoIP
14 25 (13.09%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (12.57%) MPLS
16 19 (9.95%) DNS
16 19 (9.95%) Ethernet
17 17 (8.90%) ADSL
17 17 (8.90%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.52%) DB2
General
1 34 (17.80%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.85%) Banking
4 8 (4.19%) Law
4 8 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 3 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Billing
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.05%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.14%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.09%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.57%) Fintech
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.05%) PKI
7 2 (1.05%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) FMCG
8 1 (0.52%) iSeries
8 1 (0.52%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.28%) Windows
2 22 (11.52%) Unix
3 17 (8.90%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.81%) Linux
5 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.05%) VyOS
8 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) CatOS
9 1 (0.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.09%) Change Management
2 23 (12.04%) Network Management
3 22 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (9.42%) Business Development
4 18 (9.42%) Project Management
4 18 (9.42%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.38%) ITIL
6 15 (7.85%) Line Management
7 14 (7.33%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.81%) Information Security
8 13 (6.81%) Network Design
8 13 (6.81%) Time Management
9 12 (6.28%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (6.28%) High Availability
10 10 (5.24%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.71%) Presales
12 7 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.05%) SQL
2 1 (0.52%) C
2 1 (0.52%) Java
2 1 (0.52%) Lisp
2 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (48.69%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (38.74%) CCNP
3 37 (19.37%) CCNA
4 26 (13.61%) Degree
5 10 (5.24%) JNCIP
6 7 (3.66%) CISM
6 7 (3.66%) CISSP
7 6 (3.14%) CCSE
7 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.62%) CCIE
8 5 (2.62%) CCSA
9 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.57%) CWNA
10 3 (1.57%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.05%) CCENT
11 2 (1.05%) CCMSE
11 2 (1.05%) CCSM
11 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.57%) XenApp
5 2 (1.05%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) ACF2
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) NFS
6 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) HP NNM
2 5 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.62%) SCCM
3 3 (1.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) Grafana
5 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 116 (60.73%) Cisco
2 63 (32.98%) Juniper
3 49 (25.65%) F5
4 40 (20.94%) CheckPoint
5 34 (17.80%) HP
6 23 (12.04%) Brocade
7 22 (11.52%) Avaya
8 21 (10.99%) Microsoft
9 18 (9.42%) Fortinet
10 16 (8.38%) VMware
11 15 (7.85%) Huawei
12 12 (6.28%) Riverbed
12 12 (6.28%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.71%) NetApp
14 7 (3.66%) EMC
15 6 (3.14%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.62%) Aruba
16 5 (2.62%) Citrix
16 5 (2.62%) WatchGuard
17 4 (2.09%) ProCurve
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Salary: £31383 - £41373 per annum
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Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
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