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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 841 750 759
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 53 130 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 112 117
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -131 49 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Yorkshire -42 15 £47,500 -1.04%
Leeds -22 12 £47,500 +50.19%
West Yorkshire -23 12 £47,500 +41.79%
London -25 11 £47,500 -17.39% 1
East of England -37 11 £55,500 +16.84% 2
Bedfordshire -3 8 £55,500 +16.84% 1
South East -36 6 £41,250 -2.94% 2
South West - 5 - -
Dorset - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Dunstable - 4 £51,250 -
City of London +3 3 £51,500 -6.36%
North Yorkshire -22 3 £50,000 +3.09%
York - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales +2 2 - -
Wales -2 2 - -
Dartford - 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +9 1 - -
Southampton +4 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Surrey -1 1 £37,500 +42.85%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £31,500 -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Hampshire -13 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Watford - 1 £42,500 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £37,500 -
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 108 (90.76%) Cisco
2 80 (67.23%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (63.03%) CCNP
4 70 (58.82%) Firewall
5 54 (45.38%) WAN
6 53 (44.54%) LAN
7 49 (41.18%) BGP
8 43 (36.13%) Wireless
9 41 (34.45%) OSPF
10 33 (27.73%) EIGRP
11 31 (26.05%) Network Security
12 29 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (24.37%) CheckPoint
12 29 (24.37%) MPLS
12 29 (24.37%) CCNA
13 28 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 28 (23.53%) ITIL
14 27 (22.69%) VPN
15 26 (21.85%) DNS
15 26 (21.85%) Network Management
16 25 (21.01%) F5
17 24 (20.17%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (19.33%) VMware
18 23 (19.33%) HP
18 23 (19.33%) SLA
19 22 (18.49%) DHCP
19 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (17.65%) Finance
21 18 (15.13%) Juniper
21 18 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.36%) Lync
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Office
2 10 (8.40%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (58.82%) Firewall
2 54 (45.38%) WAN
3 53 (44.54%) LAN
4 49 (41.18%) BGP
5 43 (36.13%) Wireless
6 41 (34.45%) OSPF
7 33 (27.73%) EIGRP
8 31 (26.05%) Network Security
9 29 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (24.37%) MPLS
10 28 (23.53%) TCP/IP
11 27 (22.69%) VPN
12 26 (21.85%) DNS
13 22 (18.49%) DHCP
14 18 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (15.13%) HSRP
15 16 (13.45%) RIP
16 15 (12.61%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (10.92%) WLAN
17 13 (10.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Thin Client
1 8 (6.72%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.88%) Statistics
3 5 (4.20%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.84%) Handset
7 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Linux
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Solaris
2 1 (0.84%) UNIX
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) ITIL
2 26 (21.85%) Network Management
3 24 (20.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (13.45%) Load Balancing
5 15 (12.61%) Change Management
6 14 (11.76%) Network Design
7 12 (10.08%) Service Delivery
7 12 (10.08%) Project Management
8 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity
9 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.40%) Process Improvement
10 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.56%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.88%) Time Management
12 7 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (5.04%) Demand Forecasting
14 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
14 5 (4.20%) High Availability
14 5 (4.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.52%) C
2 1 (0.84%) Perl
2 1 (0.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) Python
2 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (67.23%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (63.03%) CCNP
3 29 (24.37%) CCNA
4 15 (12.61%) CCSE
5 10 (8.40%) Degree
6 9 (7.56%) CCDP
6 9 (7.56%) CCIE
7 5 (4.20%) CISSP
7 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.36%) CCIP
9 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.52%) CISM
10 1 (0.84%) CCSP
10 1 (0.84%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) SLA
2 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.68%) XenServer
5 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.08%) HP NNM
3 9 (7.56%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (6.72%) Netcool
5 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.68%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.84%) OpenView
6 1 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.84%) SCCM
6 1 (0.84%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) Cacti
Vendors
1 108 (90.76%) Cisco
2 29 (24.37%) CheckPoint
3 25 (21.01%) F5
4 23 (19.33%) VMware
4 23 (19.33%) HP
5 18 (15.13%) Juniper
6 17 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.08%) Citrix
9 11 (9.24%) Riverbed
10 10 (8.40%) Infoblox
10 10 (8.40%) Imperva
11 8 (6.72%) SolarWinds
11 8 (6.72%) Mitel
12 5 (4.20%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (2.52%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.52%) EMC
13 3 (2.52%) NetApp
13 3 (2.52%) McAfee
14 2 (1.68%) SAP
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