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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 816 871 944
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 105 93 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.087% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 89 71 49
Median salary £53,250 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,400 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,150 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +67 104 £54,000 +20.00% 13
South East +65 33 £80,000 +77.77% 1
London +51 23 £55,000 - 3
East of England +53 22 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +21 19 £85,000 +47.82%
Slough - 16 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire +32 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +24 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +11 9 £48,750 +8.33% 2
West Midlands -23 9 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Bedfordshire +20 8 £56,000 +6.66%
Birmingham -13 7 £67,500 +17.39%
City of London +44 5 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Surrey +28 5 £45,000 +7.14% 1
North Yorkshire +19 5 £55,000 +96.42% 1
Hampshire +13 5 £50,000 -
North West +11 5 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Manchester +4 5 £50,000 +61.29% 2
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Harrogate - 5 £55,000 -
Crawley - 5 £47,500 -
Southampton +6 4 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -7 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leeds +4 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Durham - 2 £36,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £40,000 -
Dunstable - 2 £48,500 -
Luton - 2 £60,000 -
Camberley - 2 - -
North East - 2 £36,000 -

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 133 (59.64%) Cisco
2 122 (54.71%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (42.15%) CCNP
4 90 (40.36%) Firewall
5 71 (31.84%) Juniper
6 63 (28.25%) BGP
7 59 (26.46%) OSPF
8 58 (26.01%) VPN
9 52 (23.32%) Network Security
10 51 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (22.87%) Degree
11 49 (21.97%) F5
12 46 (20.63%) EIGRP
13 45 (20.18%) Ethernet
13 45 (20.18%) VMware
14 43 (19.28%) LAN
14 43 (19.28%) Finance
15 42 (18.83%) WAN
16 41 (18.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 40 (17.94%) CCNA
17 40 (17.94%) MPLS
18 38 (17.04%) TCP/IP
19 37 (16.59%) CheckPoint
20 36 (16.14%) Telecoms
20 36 (16.14%) Mentoring
21 34 (15.25%) Data Centre
21 34 (15.25%) Wireless
21 34 (15.25%) ITIL
22 33 (14.80%) Windows
23 31 (13.90%) RIP

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 9 (4.04%) IIS
2 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) Moodle
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (7.17%) MS Visio
2 13 (5.83%) MS Office
3 8 (3.59%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.35%) Office 365
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (40.36%) Firewall
2 63 (28.25%) BGP
3 59 (26.46%) OSPF
4 58 (26.01%) VPN
5 52 (23.32%) Network Security
6 51 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (20.63%) EIGRP
8 45 (20.18%) Ethernet
9 43 (19.28%) LAN
10 42 (18.83%) WAN
11 41 (18.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (17.94%) MPLS
13 38 (17.04%) TCP/IP
14 34 (15.25%) Wireless
15 31 (13.90%) RIP
16 30 (13.45%) DWDM
16 30 (13.45%) VoIP
17 28 (12.56%) HSRP
17 28 (12.56%) SSL
18 23 (10.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (19.28%) Finance
2 36 (16.14%) Telecoms
3 23 (10.31%) Retail
4 16 (7.17%) Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Billing
5 6 (2.69%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.24%) Publishing
7 4 (1.79%) Law
8 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.90%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.93%) Web Services
2 7 (3.14%) SOAP
2 7 (3.14%) WCF
3 3 (1.35%) .NET
3 3 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.14%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.24%) CMDB
5 5 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.24%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.24%) Physics
6 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.35%) FMCG
8 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.80%) Windows
2 27 (12.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.07%) Unix
4 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.93%) Linux
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.14%) Mentoring
2 34 (15.25%) ITIL
3 30 (13.45%) Business Development
3 30 (13.45%) Project Management
4 26 (11.66%) Change Management
5 21 (9.42%) Network Management
5 21 (9.42%) Service Delivery
6 20 (8.97%) Load Balancing
6 20 (8.97%) Network Design
7 19 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (6.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (5.83%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (5.38%) High Availability
11 11 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.93%) Line Management
11 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.04%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.59%) Presales
13 8 (3.59%) SIEM
14 7 (3.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.59%) C
2 6 (2.69%) Java
2 6 (2.69%) Perl
2 6 (2.69%) Python
3 5 (2.24%) Assembly Language
3 5 (2.24%) C++
3 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.90%) SQL
6 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (54.71%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (42.15%) CCNP
3 51 (22.87%) Degree
4 40 (17.94%) CCNA
5 28 (12.56%) CCIE
6 23 (10.31%) CISSP
7 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
8 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (5.83%) CCSE
9 13 (5.83%) CISM
10 7 (3.14%) CCDA
10 7 (3.14%) CCSA
10 7 (3.14%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.14%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.14%) MCSE
11 6 (2.69%) CCMSE
11 6 (2.69%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.24%) CCDP
12 5 (2.24%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.48%) SLA
3 6 (2.69%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 22 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.48%) Snort
4 9 (4.04%) vSphere
5 8 (3.59%) vCloud
6 7 (3.14%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.38%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.59%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.79%) Cacti
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.79%) Nagios
4 3 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.45%) EnCase
5 1 (0.45%) FTK
5 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.45%) OpenView
5 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 133 (59.64%) Cisco
2 71 (31.84%) Juniper
3 49 (21.97%) F5
4 45 (20.18%) VMware
5 37 (16.59%) CheckPoint
6 26 (11.66%) Microsoft
7 21 (9.42%) Citrix
8 20 (8.97%) HP
9 19 (8.52%) Avaya
10 17 (7.62%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.38%) Intel Security
12 9 (4.04%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.59%) EMC
14 7 (3.14%) AppDynamics
15 6 (2.69%) Qualys
16 5 (2.24%) Aruba
16 5 (2.24%) Intel
16 5 (2.24%) Palo Alto
16 5 (2.24%) SevOne
17 4 (1.79%) Riverbed
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