The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 854 752 785
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 50 124 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 36 115 80
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -112 46 £47,500 -2.06% 14
South East -12 11 £45,000 - 3
London -40 11 £47,500 -20.83% 5
East of England -44 10 £55,500 +16.84% 1
Kent +2 7 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -53 7 £50,000 +3.09% 3
South West - 7 £41,000 -
Bedfordshire -5 6 £55,500 +16.84% 1
City of London -12 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Dorset - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -14 4 £57,500 +9.52%
North Yorkshire -25 4 £50,000 +3.09%
York - 4 £50,000 -
Dunstable +5 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Leeds -31 3 £50,000 +58.10% 2
West Yorkshire -36 3 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Berkshire +2 2 £42,500 -29.16% 1
South Wales -4 2 - -
Wales -9 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £41,000 -
Swindon - 2 £41,000 -
Watford - 2 £57,500 -
Reading -2 1 £47,500 +2.70%
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £31,500 -

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 135 (87.10%) Cisco
2 108 (69.68%) Firewall
3 104 (67.10%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (60.00%) CCNP
5 58 (37.42%) WAN
6 57 (36.77%) Network Security
7 56 (36.13%) BGP
8 55 (35.48%) LAN
9 49 (31.61%) CheckPoint
10 47 (30.32%) OSPF
11 43 (27.74%) CCNA
12 42 (27.10%) Wireless
12 42 (27.10%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (26.45%) DNS
14 39 (25.16%) F5
15 38 (24.52%) VMware
16 37 (23.87%) DHCP
16 37 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (21.94%) TCP/IP
18 31 (20.00%) Blue Coat
19 29 (18.71%) Cisco IOS
20 28 (18.06%) Network Management
20 28 (18.06%) MPLS
20 28 (18.06%) HP
20 28 (18.06%) ITIL
21 27 (17.42%) Finance
22 26 (16.77%) VPN
23 25 (16.13%) Linux
23 25 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
23 25 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (4.52%) IIS
1 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.23%) Lync
3 3 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Office
2 8 (5.16%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 108 (69.68%) Firewall
2 58 (37.42%) WAN
3 57 (36.77%) Network Security
4 56 (36.13%) BGP
5 55 (35.48%) LAN
6 47 (30.32%) OSPF
7 42 (27.10%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (27.10%) Wireless
8 41 (26.45%) DNS
9 37 (23.87%) DHCP
10 34 (21.94%) TCP/IP
11 29 (18.71%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (18.06%) MPLS
13 26 (16.77%) VPN
14 25 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 25 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 23 (14.84%) DMVPN
15 23 (14.84%) BIG-IP
15 23 (14.84%) EIGRP
15 23 (14.84%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (17.42%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Banking
2 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.29%) Legal
3 2 (1.29%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Thin Client
1 20 (12.90%) Fat Client
2 9 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.52%) Statistics
4 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.23%) CMDB
6 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) Handset
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.13%) Linux
2 14 (9.03%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.06%) ITIL
1 28 (18.06%) Network Management
2 25 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (14.84%) E-Commerce
4 18 (11.61%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.32%) Network Design
6 13 (8.39%) Project Management
6 13 (8.39%) Change Management
7 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
8 10 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.81%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.81%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.16%) Process Improvement
10 8 (5.16%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (4.52%) Demand Forecasting
11 7 (4.52%) Information Security
11 7 (4.52%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.52%) Migration
11 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.87%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.87%) C
2 1 (0.65%) Perl
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) Python
2 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (67.10%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (60.00%) CCNP
3 43 (27.74%) CCNA
4 24 (15.48%) CCSE
5 13 (8.39%) CISSP
5 13 (8.39%) CCIE
6 12 (7.74%) Degree
7 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
8 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.87%) CCIP
10 5 (3.23%) CCVP
11 4 (2.58%) CISM
12 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.94%) CCSP
13 2 (1.29%) CCDP
14 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.48%) SLA
2 12 (7.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.23%) XenServer
3 4 (2.58%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (7.10%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (6.45%) HP NNM
4 9 (5.81%) Netcool
5 4 (2.58%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.65%) SCCM
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) Cacti
7 1 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 135 (87.10%) Cisco
2 49 (31.61%) CheckPoint
3 39 (25.16%) F5
4 38 (24.52%) VMware
5 31 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 28 (18.06%) HP
7 24 (15.48%) Citrix
7 24 (15.48%) Juniper
8 23 (14.84%) Infoblox
8 23 (14.84%) Imperva
9 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
10 10 (6.45%) Riverbed
11 9 (5.81%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.16%) Mitel
12 8 (5.16%) McAfee
13 7 (4.52%) ProCurve
14 6 (3.87%) Aerohive Networks
15 5 (3.23%) WatchGuard
15 5 (3.23%) SonicWALL
16 4 (2.58%) Computacenter
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Total package value c.£61K
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Santander
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £6000 car allowance, benefits, bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Com Laude
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum 10% Bonus + retention Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago