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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Specialist
Rank 214 206 188
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 12
Average salary £62,750 £45,750 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.15% +12.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £37,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £60,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire - 2 £62,750 - 1
Warwickshire +9 1 - -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCSP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
University of Warwick
Salary: £38,511 - £45,954 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday