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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 815 860 916
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 103 103 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.099% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 48
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 £28,000 £27,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,000 £56,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +34 93 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +40 26 £45,000 -4.25% 2
London +38 23 £56,250 -0.44%
South East +28 15 £80,000 +100.00% 2
Bedfordshire +22 12 £50,000 +2.04%
West Midlands -11 10 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £45,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £45,000 -
Berkshire +7 8 £85,000 +240.00% 1
South West -14 8 £27,000 -39.32% 1
Birmingham -26 8 £45,000 +66.66% 1
Slough - 8 £85,000 - 1
North West +20 6 £37,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 4 £30,500 -47.41% 1
Manchester -6 4 £37,000 -
Scotland - 4 £52,500 - 1
City of London +48 3 £80,000 +41.59%
Essex +6 3 - -
Brentwood +3 3 - -
Luton - 3 £45,000 -
Exmouth - 3 £27,000 -
Devon - 3 £27,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £57,500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £50,000 -
Dunstable +30 2 £50,500 +3.06%
Surrey +16 2 £44,750 -
Leeds +10 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +9 2 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +8 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxford +8 2 £28,000 -51.72% 1

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 137 (65.87%) Cisco
2 112 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (47.60%) CCNP
4 96 (46.15%) Firewall
5 77 (37.02%) Juniper
6 73 (35.10%) OSPF
7 72 (34.62%) BGP
8 68 (32.69%) VPN
9 64 (30.77%) Network Security
10 55 (26.44%) EIGRP
10 55 (26.44%) F5
11 54 (25.96%) WAN
12 52 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 47 (22.60%) LAN
14 46 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (21.15%) RIP
15 44 (21.15%) TCP/IP
15 44 (21.15%) Finance
16 43 (20.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 40 (19.23%) CCNA
18 37 (17.79%) Degree
19 36 (17.31%) Change Management
19 36 (17.31%) Data Centre
20 35 (16.83%) Ethernet
21 34 (16.35%) MPLS
22 32 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 31 (14.90%) Wireless
24 30 (14.42%) VMware
24 30 (14.42%) HSRP
25 29 (13.94%) DNS

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 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 8 (3.85%) MS Office
1 8 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.44%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (46.15%) Firewall
2 73 (35.10%) OSPF
3 72 (34.62%) BGP
4 68 (32.69%) VPN
5 64 (30.77%) Network Security
6 55 (26.44%) EIGRP
7 54 (25.96%) WAN
8 47 (22.60%) LAN
9 46 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (21.15%) RIP
10 44 (21.15%) TCP/IP
11 43 (20.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (16.83%) Ethernet
13 34 (16.35%) MPLS
14 31 (14.90%) Wireless
15 30 (14.42%) HSRP
16 29 (13.94%) DNS
17 26 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (11.54%) DHCP
19 23 (11.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.48%) DB2
General
1 44 (21.15%) Finance
2 28 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.10%) Banking
4 8 (3.85%) Billing
4 8 (3.85%) Law
5 5 (2.40%) Publishing
5 5 (2.40%) Retail
6 4 (1.92%) Back Office
7 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.40%) CMDB
5 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.92%) PKI
6 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.96%) Fintech
7 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.48%) IVR
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.54%) Windows
2 21 (10.10%) Unix
3 20 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.29%) Linux
5 10 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.96%) VyOS
9 1 (0.48%) CatOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.31%) Change Management
2 27 (12.98%) Business Development
2 27 (12.98%) ITIL
2 27 (12.98%) Mentoring
3 23 (11.06%) Project Management
4 21 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (10.10%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.65%) Network Management
6 16 (7.69%) Network Design
7 15 (7.21%) Line Management
8 11 (5.29%) Time Management
9 10 (4.81%) High Availability
9 10 (4.81%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (3.85%) Information Security
11 8 (3.85%) Threat Detection
11 8 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.37%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.92%) C
2 1 (0.48%) Java
2 1 (0.48%) Lisp
2 1 (0.48%) Perl
2 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.48%) Python
2 1 (0.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (47.60%) CCNP
3 40 (19.23%) CCNA
4 37 (17.79%) Degree
5 21 (10.10%) CCIE
6 16 (7.69%) CISSP
7 14 (6.73%) Security Cleared
8 13 (6.25%) CCSE
9 11 (5.29%) JNCIP
10 10 (4.81%) CCSA
11 7 (3.37%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.88%) CCMSE
12 6 (2.88%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.40%) CISM
13 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (1.44%) CISA
15 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.96%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.29%) SLA
3 6 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.85%) vCloud
4 6 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.92%) vSphere
6 3 (1.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) ACF2
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) HP NNM
2 5 (2.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.44%) Cacti
4 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.48%) OpenView
4 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 137 (65.87%) Cisco
2 77 (37.02%) Juniper
3 55 (26.44%) F5
4 52 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 30 (14.42%) VMware
6 26 (12.50%) HP
7 24 (11.54%) Avaya
8 19 (9.13%) Fortinet
9 17 (8.17%) Microsoft
10 14 (6.73%) Citrix
11 11 (5.29%) Brocade
11 11 (5.29%) Riverbed
12 9 (4.33%) NetApp
13 8 (3.85%) Huawei
13 8 (3.85%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.37%) EMC
14 7 (3.37%) Qualys
15 6 (2.88%) Aruba
15 6 (2.88%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.88%) Intel Security
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