The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Network Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Specialist
Rank 865 914 866
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Specialist 7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 13
Average salary £50,875 £40,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.18% -29.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,800 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,875 £40,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
+27.18% -29.82%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Senior Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Network Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Network Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Network Specialist within the UK.

Senior Network Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Network Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Network Specialist over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Network Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 +17 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £52,500 +10.52%
York +21 2 £52,500 +10.52%
North Yorkshire +5 2 £52,500 +10.52%
West Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 2 £52,500 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Kent - 1 £50,875 -
South East - 1 £50,875 -

Senior Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Network Specialist in their job title.

1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 38 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (90.00%) CCNP
4 30 (75.00%) Firewall
5 27 (67.50%) Juniper
5 27 (67.50%) HP
5 27 (67.50%) CheckPoint
5 27 (67.50%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (65.00%) Wireless
6 26 (65.00%) CCSE
7 19 (47.50%) Network Security
7 19 (47.50%) MPLS
7 19 (47.50%) F5
7 19 (47.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 19 (47.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 18 (45.00%) CISSP
8 18 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (45.00%) BIG-IP
9 17 (42.50%) VMware
9 17 (42.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (40.00%) NX-OS
10 16 (40.00%) Blue Coat
11 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (37.50%) OSPF
11 15 (37.50%) BGP
11 15 (37.50%) DHCP
11 15 (37.50%) DNS
11 15 (37.50%) XenServer
11 15 (37.50%) Infoblox
11 15 (37.50%) Imperva

Senior Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Network Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 27 (67.50%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (65.00%) Wireless
4 19 (47.50%) Network Security
4 19 (47.50%) MPLS
4 19 (47.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (47.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 18 (45.00%) BIG-IP
5 18 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (42.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (40.00%) NX-OS
8 15 (37.50%) OSPF
8 15 (37.50%) BGP
8 15 (37.50%) DHCP
8 15 (37.50%) DNS
9 10 (25.00%) VoIP
10 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
11 2 (5.00%) NAS
11 2 (5.00%) SAN
11 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
1 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Information Security
1 14 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (25.00%) Network Management
2 10 (25.00%) Network Design
2 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Security Management
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (90.00%) CCNP
3 26 (65.00%) CCSE
4 18 (45.00%) CISSP
5 11 (27.50%) CCNA
6 8 (20.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (37.50%) XenServer
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 27 (67.50%) HP
2 27 (67.50%) Juniper
2 27 (67.50%) CheckPoint
3 19 (47.50%) F5
4 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 16 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 15 (37.50%) Infoblox
6 15 (37.50%) Imperva
7 14 (35.00%) SolarWinds
8 12 (30.00%) Citrix
9 10 (25.00%) Dell
9 10 (25.00%) SonicWALL