The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 225 205 192
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Network Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Network Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Network Specialist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Birmingham -2 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £35,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) VoIP
4 6 (30.00%) EMC
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) Network Management
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (25.00%) SevOne
6 4 (20.00%) Office 365
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) Moodle
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World

Network Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (20.00%) Moodle
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) MPLS
2 6 (30.00%) VoIP
3 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) H.323
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Network Management
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) SevOne
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft