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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 823 857 931
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 108 108 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 87 81 41
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +53 106 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South East +40 30 £80,000 +60.00% 4
East of England +51 26 £45,000 -
London +39 19 £58,750 +3.98% 1
Hertfordshire +28 16 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +14 16 £85,000 +25.92% 1
Slough - 15 £85,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +24 13 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -4 11 £35,000 -3.03% 1
Bedfordshire +28 10 £52,500 -
North West +20 7 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Birmingham -9 7 £67,500 +23.85%
Yorkshire +24 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Leeds +17 5 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire +7 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester -2 5 £50,000 +61.29% 2
Hampshire -7 5 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Crawley - 5 £47,500 -
Surrey +30 3 £35,500 -15.47% 2
South West +22 3 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Southampton -1 3 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £48,500 -
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £80,000 +88.23%
Aldershot -5 2 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire -20 2 £80,000 +37.93%
Devon - 2 £27,000 - 1
North East - 2 £36,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Exmouth - 2 £27,000 - 1

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 135 (60.54%) Cisco
2 123 (55.16%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (44.84%) CCNP
4 92 (41.26%) Firewall
5 75 (33.63%) Juniper
6 68 (30.49%) BGP
7 67 (30.04%) OSPF
8 66 (29.60%) VPN
9 63 (28.25%) Network Security
10 52 (23.32%) EIGRP
11 51 (22.87%) F5
12 49 (21.97%) Degree
13 47 (21.08%) Finance
13 47 (21.08%) LAN
14 46 (20.63%) WAN
14 46 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (18.39%) VMware
15 41 (18.39%) TCP/IP
16 39 (17.49%) Ethernet
16 39 (17.49%) RIP
17 38 (17.04%) MPLS
17 38 (17.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 37 (16.59%) CheckPoint
18 37 (16.59%) Wireless
19 36 (16.14%) CCNA
20 33 (14.80%) ITIL
21 32 (14.35%) Windows
22 31 (13.90%) HSRP
23 30 (13.45%) Data Centre
23 30 (13.45%) VoIP

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 6 (2.69%) IIS
1 6 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (6.28%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.38%) MS Office
3 9 (4.04%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (41.26%) Firewall
2 68 (30.49%) BGP
3 67 (30.04%) OSPF
4 66 (29.60%) VPN
5 63 (28.25%) Network Security
6 52 (23.32%) EIGRP
7 47 (21.08%) LAN
8 46 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (20.63%) WAN
9 41 (18.39%) TCP/IP
10 39 (17.49%) Ethernet
10 39 (17.49%) RIP
11 38 (17.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (17.04%) MPLS
12 37 (16.59%) Wireless
13 31 (13.90%) HSRP
14 30 (13.45%) VoIP
15 29 (13.00%) DNS
15 29 (13.00%) DWDM
15 29 (13.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.24%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (21.08%) Finance
2 30 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 22 (9.87%) Retail
4 19 (8.52%) Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Billing
5 6 (2.69%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.24%) Law
6 5 (2.24%) Publishing
7 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Games
8 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.14%) Web Services
2 5 (2.24%) SOAP
2 5 (2.24%) WCF
3 3 (1.35%) .NET
3 3 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.59%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.24%) CMDB
6 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.79%) PKI
8 3 (1.35%) FMCG
9 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.90%) Physics
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.45%) iSeries
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.35%) Windows
2 27 (12.11%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.97%) Unix
4 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.38%) Linux
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) VyOS
9 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.80%) ITIL
2 30 (13.45%) Change Management
3 29 (13.00%) Mentoring
4 28 (12.56%) Business Development
5 25 (11.21%) Network Design
6 24 (10.76%) Project Management
7 21 (9.42%) Network Management
7 21 (9.42%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (6.73%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.83%) High Availability
11 12 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.93%) Presales
12 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.48%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (4.48%) SIEM
14 9 (4.04%) Line Management
15 8 (3.59%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.69%) C
2 3 (1.35%) Java
2 3 (1.35%) Perl
2 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.35%) Python
3 2 (0.90%) Assembly Language
3 2 (0.90%) C++
3 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) SQL
4 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 123 (55.16%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (44.84%) CCNP
3 49 (21.97%) Degree
4 36 (16.14%) CCNA
5 27 (12.11%) CCIE
6 24 (10.76%) CISSP
7 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
8 14 (6.28%) CISM
9 12 (5.38%) CCSE
9 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.59%) CCSA
11 7 (3.14%) CCDA
11 7 (3.14%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.14%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.69%) CCMSE
12 6 (2.69%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.24%) CCDP
13 5 (2.24%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.24%) MCSE
13 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.21%) 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 19 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.48%) Snort
4 8 (3.59%) vCloud
5 7 (3.14%) vSphere
6 5 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.35%) XenApp
8 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.45%) ACF2
9 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (5.38%) HP NNM
2 6 (2.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.24%) Nagios
4 4 (1.79%) Cacti
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.45%) EnCase
6 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.45%) FTK
6 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView
6 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 135 (60.54%) Cisco
2 75 (33.63%) Juniper
3 51 (22.87%) F5
4 41 (18.39%) VMware
5 37 (16.59%) CheckPoint
6 25 (11.21%) Microsoft
7 24 (10.76%) Avaya
8 22 (9.87%) HP
9 17 (7.62%) Citrix
9 17 (7.62%) SolarWinds
10 12 (5.38%) Intel Security
11 10 (4.48%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.59%) EMC
13 7 (3.14%) Aruba
13 7 (3.14%) Mitel
13 7 (3.14%) Qualys
14 6 (2.69%) Intel
14 6 (2.69%) NetApp
14 6 (2.69%) Riverbed
15 5 (2.24%) Blue Coat
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