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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 841 739 784
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 55 130 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 38 121 73
Average salary £46,250 £49,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.03% +17.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,550 £24,752
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 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 11 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
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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 -92 51 £46,000 -5.15% 9
London -49 13 £46,625 -12.85% 5
South East -19 11 £45,000 - 1
East of England -24 9 £52,750 +14.67% 3
Yorkshire -60 8 £50,000 +3.09%
Kent -5 7 £45,000 -
South West - 7 £41,000 -
City of London -12 6 £46,500 -12.67% 1
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -13 5 £52,750 +7.10% 1
Dorset - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -13 4 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North Yorkshire -28 4 £50,000 -
York - 4 £50,000 -
Dunstable +8 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Leeds -41 3 £50,000 +51.51%
West Yorkshire -41 3 £50,000 +38.88%
South Wales -4 2 - -
Berkshire -10 2 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Wales -11 2 - -
East Midlands -18 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £41,000 -
Swindon - 2 £41,000 -
Watford - 2 £57,500 -
Manchester +2 1 £21,500 -52.22%
North West +2 1 £21,500 -52.22%
Derbyshire -6 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading -9 1 £47,500 +2.70%
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 146 (85.38%) Cisco
2 120 (70.18%) Firewall
3 114 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (58.48%) CCNP
5 68 (39.77%) Network Security
6 60 (35.09%) WAN
7 59 (34.50%) BGP
8 57 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 57 (33.33%) LAN
9 50 (29.24%) OSPF
10 49 (28.65%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (28.07%) CCNA
12 47 (27.49%) DNS
13 46 (26.90%) F5
14 43 (25.15%) DHCP
14 43 (25.15%) Wireless
15 42 (24.56%) VMware
16 41 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (21.64%) TCP/IP
18 36 (21.05%) Blue Coat
19 34 (19.88%) Cisco IOS
20 30 (17.54%) Linux
20 30 (17.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 30 (17.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 28 (16.37%) Citrix
21 28 (16.37%) CCSE
22 27 (15.79%) BIG-IP
22 27 (15.79%) Infoblox
22 27 (15.79%) Imperva
22 27 (15.79%) DMVPN

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (4.09%) IIS
1 7 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.92%) Lync
3 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) SAS
4 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Office
2 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 120 (70.18%) Firewall
2 68 (39.77%) Network Security
3 60 (35.09%) WAN
4 59 (34.50%) BGP
5 57 (33.33%) LAN
6 50 (29.24%) OSPF
7 49 (28.65%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (27.49%) DNS
9 43 (25.15%) DHCP
9 43 (25.15%) Wireless
10 37 (21.64%) TCP/IP
11 34 (19.88%) Cisco IOS
12 30 (17.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 30 (17.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 27 (15.79%) DMVPN
13 27 (15.79%) BIG-IP
13 27 (15.79%) NetScreen
13 27 (15.79%) VPN
13 27 (15.79%) MPLS
14 21 (12.28%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Law
4 3 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.17%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Thin Client
1 24 (14.04%) Fat Client
2 9 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.09%) Statistics
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) CMDB
6 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) SCADA
7 1 (0.58%) Handset
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.54%) Linux
2 16 (9.36%) Windows
3 6 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.79%) ITIL
1 27 (15.79%) E-Commerce
1 27 (15.79%) Network Management
2 23 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 16 (9.36%) Network Design
5 13 (7.60%) Project Management
6 12 (7.02%) Change Management
7 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.43%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 8 (4.68%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.09%) Demand Forecasting
10 7 (4.09%) Migration
10 7 (4.09%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.09%) Information Security
11 6 (3.51%) Time Management
11 6 (3.51%) Process Improvement
12 5 (2.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.51%) C
2 1 (0.58%) Perl
2 1 (0.58%) SQL
2 1 (0.58%) Python
2 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (58.48%) CCNP
3 48 (28.07%) CCNA
4 28 (16.37%) CCSE
5 14 (8.19%) CISSP
5 14 (8.19%) CCIE
6 13 (7.60%) Degree
7 11 (6.43%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.09%) CCIP
10 5 (2.92%) CCVP
11 4 (2.34%) CISM
11 4 (2.34%) CCSP
12 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.17%) CCDP
14 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.58%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.45%) SLA
2 12 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.92%) XenServer
3 4 (2.34%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (6.43%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (5.26%) Netcool
4 8 (4.68%) HP NNM
5 4 (2.34%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.58%) OpenView
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.58%) SCCM
7 1 (0.58%) SCOM
7 1 (0.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 146 (85.38%) Cisco
2 57 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 46 (26.90%) F5
4 42 (24.56%) VMware
5 36 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 28 (16.37%) Citrix
7 27 (15.79%) Infoblox
7 27 (15.79%) Imperva
8 26 (15.20%) HP
9 25 (14.62%) Juniper
10 13 (7.60%) Microsoft
11 10 (5.85%) McAfee
11 10 (5.85%) Riverbed
11 10 (5.85%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.68%) Mitel
13 7 (4.09%) ProCurve
14 6 (3.51%) Aerohive Networks
15 5 (2.92%) WatchGuard
15 5 (2.92%) SonicWALL
16 4 (2.34%) Computacenter
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Santander
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £6000 car allowance, benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Total package value c.£61K
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Com Laude
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum 10% Bonus + retention Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago