The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Network Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Specialist
Rank 224 222 221
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 9 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.15% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.43%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
5771 5609 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.83% 95.62% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 4598 4321
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,690 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

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 31 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -9 5 £67,500 +23.85%
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Publishing
3 5 (35.71%) CMDB
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Line Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
5 3 (21.43%) Network Design
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) CCIE
5 3 (21.43%) Aruba
6 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Qualys
6 2 (14.29%) ProCurve

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 2 (14.29%) IPv4
4 2 (14.29%) IPv6
4 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CMDB
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) VyOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (35.71%) Line Management
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CEH
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
5 1 (7.14%) CCIP
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Aruba
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 2 (14.29%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) VMware