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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
UK
Rank 780 817 829
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 61 122 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51 101 113
Median salary £47,500 £46,150 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.92% -7.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -15.00%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +37 51 £50,000 +5.26% 6
London +63 11 £55,000 - 2
South East +39 9 £52,500 -25.00%
Scotland +24 8 £44,500 +32.83%
West Midlands +38 7 £46,000 +22.66%
Coventry +27 7 £46,000 +31.42%
South West +12 6 £40,000 -13.32%
East of England +10 6 £53,750 +16.84%
City of London +45 5 £57,500 +4.54% 1
North West -11 5 £43,750 - 1
Glasgow +30 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire +20 4 £50,250 +19.64% 2
Manchester -26 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bristol - 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire +30 3 £48,250 -43.23%
Hampshire +22 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Wiltshire +17 2 £36,250 -21.45%
Essex +17 2 £57,500 +25.00%
Swindon +16 2 £36,250 -21.45%
East Midlands +13 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Bedfordshire +11 2 £48,750 -0.51%
Hertfordshire +5 2 - -
West Yorkshire +4 2 £32,750 -22.02% 1
Basingstoke +4 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Colchester +2 2 £57,500 +25.00%
Watford -3 2 - -
Reading - 2 £39,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
York - 2 £57,500 -
Livingston - 2 £34,608 -

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 98 (62.03%) Cisco
2 85 (53.80%) Firewall
3 76 (48.10%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (37.97%) WAN
5 59 (37.34%) CCNP
6 56 (35.44%) Network Security
7 51 (32.28%) LAN
8 48 (30.38%) Juniper
9 40 (25.32%) CheckPoint
10 39 (24.68%) F5
11 37 (23.42%) OSPF
11 37 (23.42%) BGP
12 34 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (21.52%) Data Centre
13 32 (20.25%) TCP/IP
14 31 (19.62%) Finance
15 30 (18.99%) MPLS
15 30 (18.99%) VPN
15 30 (18.99%) CCNA
16 29 (18.35%) Wireless
17 28 (17.72%) VoIP
18 25 (15.82%) Windows
18 25 (15.82%) Brocade
19 23 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (14.56%) HP
20 20 (12.66%) Ethernet
21 19 (12.03%) ADSL
22 18 (11.39%) Wi-Fi
22 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
22 18 (11.39%) Microsoft

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 2 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Office
2 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) IaaS
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (53.80%) Firewall
2 60 (37.97%) WAN
3 56 (35.44%) Network Security
4 51 (32.28%) LAN
5 37 (23.42%) BGP
5 37 (23.42%) OSPF
6 34 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (20.25%) TCP/IP
8 30 (18.99%) MPLS
8 30 (18.99%) VPN
9 29 (18.35%) Wireless
10 28 (17.72%) VoIP
11 23 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (12.66%) Ethernet
13 19 (12.03%) ADSL
14 18 (11.39%) RIP
14 18 (11.39%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (10.13%) EIGRP
16 15 (9.49%) DHCP
16 15 (9.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (19.62%) Finance
2 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.43%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Billing
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) JSON
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.80%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.80%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.90%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.63%) Fintech
6 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.82%) Windows
2 17 (10.76%) Unix
3 16 (10.13%) Linux
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.39%) Line Management
2 16 (10.13%) Mentoring
2 16 (10.13%) Network Management
3 15 (9.49%) ITIL
4 14 (8.86%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (8.86%) Project Management
5 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.59%) Change Management
6 12 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (6.96%) Information Security
7 11 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.96%) Time Management
8 10 (6.33%) Business Development
8 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.33%) Network Design
9 9 (5.70%) High Availability
9 9 (5.70%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.27%) PHP
2 1 (0.63%) Java
2 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (48.10%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (37.34%) CCNP
3 30 (18.99%) CCNA
4 16 (10.13%) Degree
5 10 (6.33%) CCSE
5 10 (6.33%) CISSP
6 9 (5.70%) CISM
6 9 (5.70%) JNCIP
7 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.16%) CCIE
8 5 (3.16%) CWNA
8 5 (3.16%) JNCIE
9 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.90%) CCENT
10 3 (1.90%) CCSA
11 2 (1.27%) CCDP
11 2 (1.27%) CCMSE
11 2 (1.27%) CEH
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.96%) SLA
3 5 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.27%) Firmware
4 2 (1.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) HP NNM
2 6 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.80%) SCCM
3 4 (2.53%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.63%) Grafana
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (62.03%) Cisco
2 48 (30.38%) Juniper
3 40 (25.32%) CheckPoint
4 39 (24.68%) F5
5 25 (15.82%) Brocade
6 23 (14.56%) HP
7 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 13 (8.23%) Fortinet
9 13 (8.23%) VMware
10 12 (7.59%) Avaya
10 12 (7.59%) Huawei
11 10 (6.33%) Citrix
12 9 (5.70%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.80%) Imperva
13 6 (3.80%) Infoblox
13 6 (3.80%) Meraki
13 6 (3.80%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.80%) WatchGuard
14 4 (2.53%) Arista
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
iKas International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plua good On Target Earnings (OTE)
Posted: 19 days ago
Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Iress
Posted: 16 days ago