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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 797 871 762
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -109
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 105 53 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.048% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 35 109
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £38,500 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 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 2 September 2015. 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 +77 101 £45,000 -10.00% 14
London +25 27 £56,500 +18.94% 3
South East +5 26 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire +17 21 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Yorkshire +14 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Leeds +12 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London +36 14 £56,500 +9.70% 2
Berkshire - 14 £25,000 -
West Midlands +3 9 £36,097 -
Birmingham - 8 £43,250 -
Newbury - 8 £25,000 -
East of England +1 7 £49,000 -11.71% 3
Hampshire +23 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Maidenhead - 6 - -
Farnborough - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £32,000 -
Surrey +9 4 - -
Guildford +4 4 - -
Wales -7 4 - -
South Wales -7 4 - -
South West -16 4 £49,000 - 4
Cardiff - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 £32,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Kent -1 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Aldershot - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £49,000 - 3
Skipton - 3 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 - 2

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 131 (76.16%) Cisco
2 114 (66.28%) Firewall
3 113 (65.70%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (49.42%) CCNP
5 74 (43.02%) Network Security
6 69 (40.12%) CheckPoint
7 68 (39.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 60 (34.88%) CCNA
9 49 (28.49%) Data Centre
10 48 (27.91%) Finance
11 47 (27.33%) ITIL
12 42 (24.42%) F5
12 42 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (23.84%) CCSE
13 41 (23.84%) Project Management
14 38 (22.09%) BGP
15 36 (20.93%) CCIE
16 34 (19.77%) DNS
16 34 (19.77%) LAN
16 34 (19.77%) OSPF
17 33 (19.19%) Mentoring
18 32 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
18 32 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (18.02%) Load Balancing
19 31 (18.02%) WAN
20 29 (16.86%) ITIL Certification
21 28 (16.28%) TCP/IP
22 27 (15.70%) Banking
22 27 (15.70%) CCSA
23 25 (14.53%) DHCP

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (4.07%) Lync
2 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (66.28%) Firewall
2 74 (43.02%) Network Security
3 68 (39.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 38 (22.09%) BGP
5 34 (19.77%) OSPF
5 34 (19.77%) DNS
5 34 (19.77%) LAN
6 32 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (18.02%) WAN
8 28 (16.28%) TCP/IP
9 25 (14.53%) DHCP
10 23 (13.37%) VoIP
11 21 (12.21%) Wireless
12 17 (9.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (8.14%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (7.56%) MPLS
14 13 (7.56%) EIGRP
15 12 (6.98%) VPN
15 12 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (6.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (27.91%) Finance
2 27 (15.70%) Banking
3 17 (9.88%) Retail
4 12 (6.98%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.74%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) Web Services
1 1 (0.58%) VXML
1 1 (0.58%) XMPP
1 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.49%) Data Centre
2 42 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.65%) Clustering
4 5 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.16%) PKI
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) IVR
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.30%) Linux
2 15 (8.72%) UNIX
3 12 (6.98%) Windows
4 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.33%) Solaris
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) ITIL
2 41 (23.84%) Project Management
3 33 (19.19%) Mentoring
4 32 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
5 31 (18.02%) Load Balancing
6 16 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 15 (8.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (8.14%) Business Continuity
9 13 (7.56%) Network Management
10 12 (6.98%) Requirements Management
11 9 (5.23%) Network Design
12 8 (4.65%) Change Management
13 7 (4.07%) Validation
13 7 (4.07%) High Availability
13 7 (4.07%) Change Control
14 6 (3.49%) Risk Management
14 6 (3.49%) Incident Management
14 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
15 5 (2.91%) Information Security
15 5 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.33%) SQL
1 4 (2.33%) Python
1 4 (2.33%) Perl
2 3 (1.74%) PHP
2 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.58%) Tcl
3 1 (0.58%) Ruby
3 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 113 (65.70%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (49.42%) CCNP
3 60 (34.88%) CCNA
4 41 (23.84%) CCSE
5 36 (20.93%) CCIE
6 29 (16.86%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (15.70%) CCSA
8 19 (11.05%) CCDP
9 13 (7.56%) Degree
10 5 (2.91%) CISSP
11 4 (2.33%) CISM
12 3 (1.74%) CCDA
12 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.16%) CCSP
13 2 (1.16%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.58%) MCP
14 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.30%) SLA
2 8 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Snort
2 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.16%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.33%) Check_MK
3 4 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.74%) Nagios
4 3 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.74%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.58%) SELinux
5 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.58%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 131 (76.16%) Cisco
2 69 (40.12%) CheckPoint
3 42 (24.42%) F5
4 22 (12.79%) SolarWinds
5 21 (12.21%) Juniper
6 16 (9.30%) Reuters
6 16 (9.30%) Bloomberg
6 16 (9.30%) Infoblox
6 16 (9.30%) Radianz
7 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.65%) Nortel
9 7 (4.07%) Mitel
9 7 (4.07%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.49%) Avaya
10 6 (3.49%) McAfee
10 6 (3.49%) HP
11 5 (2.91%) CA
12 4 (2.33%) NetIQ
12 4 (2.33%) Brocade
12 4 (2.33%) VMware
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