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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 804 815 761
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 89 96 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 83 107
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,987 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -24 83 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East of England -9 29 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire -17 26 £50,000 +47.05%
Leeds -2 16 £47,750 +40.44%
West Yorkshire -10 16 £47,750 +40.44%
Essex -7 15 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire +9 13 £53,750 +65.38% 1
Brentwood - 11 - -
North Yorkshire +4 10 £50,000 -
South West -12 10 £46,000 +31.47% 1
York - 10 £50,000 -
Wiltshire -2 8 £46,000 +31.47% 1
Swindon - 8 £46,000 - 1
Dunstable - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland +7 6 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands +2 6 £61,250 +22.50%
London -26 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Aberdeen - 6 £37,500 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent +15 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Staffordshire +3 4 £62,500 +25.00%
North West -25 3 £67,500 +92.85%
Berkshire +6 2 - -
Reading 0 2 - -
Cheshire -7 2 £67,500 +92.85%
South East -37 2 - - 4
Chester - 2 £67,500 -
Coventry - 2 £42,233 -
City of London +17 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire -15 1 £38,500 -23.00%
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 133 (92.36%) Cisco
2 112 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 103 (71.53%) CCNP
4 84 (58.33%) Firewall
5 74 (51.39%) BGP
6 64 (44.44%) OSPF
7 53 (36.81%) LAN
8 52 (36.11%) WAN
9 47 (32.64%) MPLS
10 46 (31.94%) EIGRP
11 44 (30.56%) CheckPoint
11 44 (30.56%) Wireless
12 43 (29.86%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (28.47%) Juniper
15 40 (27.78%) Network Security
16 39 (27.08%) F5
16 39 (27.08%) VPN
17 37 (25.69%) SLA
17 37 (25.69%) HP
17 37 (25.69%) ITIL
18 34 (23.61%) CCNA
18 34 (23.61%) Mentoring
18 34 (23.61%) CCSE
19 33 (22.92%) Network Management
20 30 (20.83%) HSRP
20 30 (20.83%) TCP/IP
21 29 (20.14%) CCDP
22 27 (18.75%) Service Delivery
22 27 (18.75%) Finance

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (2.78%) IIS
1 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (12.50%) MS Office
2 17 (11.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (58.33%) Firewall
2 74 (51.39%) BGP
3 64 (44.44%) OSPF
4 53 (36.81%) LAN
5 52 (36.11%) WAN
6 47 (32.64%) MPLS
7 46 (31.94%) EIGRP
8 44 (30.56%) Wireless
9 43 (29.86%) Cisco ASA
10 42 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 40 (27.78%) Network Security
12 39 (27.08%) VPN
13 30 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 30 (20.83%) HSRP
14 27 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
15 25 (17.36%) DNS
16 24 (16.67%) DHCP
17 20 (13.89%) DWDM
18 19 (13.19%) SSL
18 19 (13.19%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (18.75%) Finance
2 22 (15.28%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Games
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) Thin Client
2 11 (7.64%) Clustering
2 11 (7.64%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.47%) Replication
5 4 (2.78%) Statistics
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Windows
1 13 (9.03%) Linux
2 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.47%) UNIX
4 2 (1.39%) Solaris
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) ITIL
2 34 (23.61%) Mentoring
3 33 (22.92%) Network Management
4 27 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 25 (17.36%) Change Management
5 25 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (14.58%) Network Design
6 21 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (13.89%) Load Balancing
8 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 16 (11.11%) PRINCE
9 16 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 12 (8.33%) Change Control
10 12 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 12 (8.33%) High Availability
11 11 (7.64%) Line Management
11 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.64%) Time Management
12 10 (6.94%) Network Architecture
13 8 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (71.53%) CCNP
3 34 (23.61%) CCNA
3 34 (23.61%) CCSE
4 29 (20.14%) CCDP
5 11 (7.64%) Degree
6 6 (4.17%) CCIP
6 6 (4.17%) CCIE
7 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.47%) JNCIS
7 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.78%) CISSP
8 4 (2.78%) CCSP
9 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.39%) HNC
10 2 (1.39%) HND
10 2 (1.39%) CCSA
11 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.39%) XenServer
3 2 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) HP NNM
2 9 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (3.47%) Netcool
5 4 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.39%) OpenView
8 1 (0.69%) Nagios
8 1 (0.69%) RANCID
8 1 (0.69%) Cacti
8 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 133 (92.36%) Cisco
2 44 (30.56%) CheckPoint
3 41 (28.47%) Juniper
4 39 (27.08%) F5
5 37 (25.69%) HP
6 20 (13.89%) Citrix
6 20 (13.89%) VMware
7 17 (11.81%) Blue Coat
7 17 (11.81%) SolarWinds
8 13 (9.03%) Infoblox
8 13 (9.03%) Imperva
9 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.86%) Dell
10 7 (4.86%) EMC
10 7 (4.86%) Oracle
10 7 (4.86%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.17%) SonicWALL
11 6 (4.17%) Polycom
12 5 (3.47%) Mitel
13 2 (1.39%) McAfee
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Bedfordshire
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South East
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