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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 823 852 790
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 66 64 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.055% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.058% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,700 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.84%

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
100511 110711 102033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82673 90883 84912
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +31 65 £45,000 - 13
South East +30 18 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Yorkshire +15 17 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Leeds +36 16 £45,000 +40.62% 1
West Yorkshire +25 16 £45,000 +40.62% 1
London +35 10 £55,000 +17.64% 3
North West +17 9 £39,250 +16.29% 1
East Midlands +10 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £37,500 - 2
City of London +44 6 £55,000 +11.11% 2
Oxford - 6 - -
Berkshire -1 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East of England 0 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester +7 3 £31,000 -8.14%
North Yorkshire +1 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Hertfordshire -3 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Skipton - 3 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire +6 2 £38,750 -21.71%
Newbury +1 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Worcester -1 2 £36,097 -17.01%
Worcestershire -2 2 £36,097 -17.01%
West Midlands -15 2 £36,097 -11.41% 1
Lancashire - 2 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £43,750 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £55,000 -

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 148 (80.00%) Cisco
2 133 (71.89%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (71.89%) Firewall
3 111 (60.00%) CCNP
4 90 (48.65%) Network Security
5 87 (47.03%) CheckPoint
6 64 (34.59%) CCSE
6 64 (34.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 61 (32.97%) CCNA
8 56 (30.27%) BGP
9 54 (29.19%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (27.57%) F5
11 48 (25.95%) Mentoring
11 48 (25.95%) Data Centre
12 46 (24.86%) OSPF
13 44 (23.78%) Wireless
14 41 (22.16%) MPLS
15 39 (21.08%) Juniper
15 39 (21.08%) DNS
15 39 (21.08%) ITIL
15 39 (21.08%) VMware
15 39 (21.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 38 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (19.46%) WAN
18 34 (18.38%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (18.38%) HP
18 34 (18.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 32 (17.30%) Citrix
19 32 (17.30%) Project Management

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 9 (4.86%) Lync
2 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
1 1 (0.54%) PaaS
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (71.89%) Firewall
2 90 (48.65%) Network Security
3 64 (34.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 56 (30.27%) BGP
5 54 (29.19%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (24.86%) OSPF
7 44 (23.78%) Wireless
8 41 (22.16%) MPLS
9 39 (21.08%) DNS
9 39 (21.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 36 (19.46%) WAN
11 34 (18.38%) Cisco IOS
11 34 (18.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 30 (16.22%) DHCP
13 29 (15.68%) BIG-IP
13 29 (15.68%) LAN
14 25 (13.51%) EIGRP
15 24 (12.97%) DMVPN
15 24 (12.97%) VoIP
16 21 (11.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (15.14%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) Banking
3 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.54%) Automotive
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) XMPP
2 2 (1.08%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) COM
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.95%) Data Centre
2 38 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.19%) Thin Client
3 17 (9.19%) Fat Client
4 16 (8.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.32%) Clustering
6 3 (1.62%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) BYOD
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
8 1 (0.54%) Equities
8 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.68%) Linux
2 28 (15.14%) Windows
3 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.49%) UNIX
4 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.08%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.95%) Mentoring
2 39 (21.08%) ITIL
3 32 (17.30%) Project Management
4 25 (13.51%) Load Balancing
4 25 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
5 24 (12.97%) Network Design
6 16 (8.65%) Network Management
7 14 (7.57%) DDoS Mitigation
8 13 (7.03%) SIEM
9 12 (6.49%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.49%) Security Architecture
10 11 (5.95%) Line Management
10 11 (5.95%) Business Continuity
10 11 (5.95%) Information Security
11 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.86%) Change Management
12 9 (4.86%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.32%) High Availability
14 6 (3.24%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.78%) SQL
2 2 (1.08%) Python
2 2 (1.08%) C
3 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 133 (71.89%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (60.00%) CCNP
3 64 (34.59%) CCSE
4 61 (32.97%) CCNA
5 29 (15.68%) CISSP
6 28 (15.14%) CCSA
7 26 (14.05%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (9.73%) CCDP
9 9 (4.86%) Degree
10 8 (4.32%) CCIE
11 5 (2.70%) CCSP
12 4 (2.16%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.62%) CISM
14 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.54%) MCSE
15 1 (0.54%) MCP
15 1 (0.54%) CCDA
15 1 (0.54%) CCIP
15 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.05%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.08%) HL7
5 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 36 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.49%) XenServer
3 11 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.70%) vSphere
5 3 (1.62%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.08%) UAG
6 2 (1.08%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.08%) XenApp
6 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.08%) Firmware
7 1 (0.54%) Snort
7 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) WSUS
2 3 (1.62%) Nagios
2 3 (1.62%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.08%) Cacti
3 2 (1.08%) OPNET
3 2 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.08%) OpenView
3 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.54%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 148 (80.00%) Cisco
2 87 (47.03%) CheckPoint
3 51 (27.57%) F5
4 39 (21.08%) Juniper
4 39 (21.08%) VMware
5 34 (18.38%) HP
6 32 (17.30%) Citrix
7 30 (16.22%) Blue Coat
8 23 (12.43%) Infoblox
8 23 (12.43%) Imperva
9 16 (8.65%) SolarWinds
10 13 (7.03%) Microsoft
11 9 (4.86%) Dell
12 7 (3.78%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.24%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.70%) Nortel
14 5 (2.70%) Mitel
15 4 (2.16%) IronPort
15 4 (2.16%) Sourcefire
15 4 (2.16%) CA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus'
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + £5700 car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
North London
Stem Graduates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago