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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 195 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Median salary £46,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -10.71%
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 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
4506 5729 4913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.58% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4736 4215
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 26 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
Coventry +27 7 £46,000 +31.42%
Network Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) CCNA
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (66.67%) F5
4 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (44.44%) Line Management
6 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 8 (44.44%) Huawei
6 8 (44.44%) Brocade
6 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
6 8 (44.44%) Juniper
6 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 8 (44.44%) HP
6 8 (44.44%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) VoIP
7 5 (27.78%) WLAN
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (27.78%) 802.11
7 5 (27.78%) CCNP
7 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 5 (27.78%) CWNA
7 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
7 5 (27.78%) Meraki
7 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) 802.11
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) VoIP
4 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (27.78%) Wireless
4 5 (27.78%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Line Management
1 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CCNA
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
2 5 (27.78%) CWNA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (44.44%) Brocade
3 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 8 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Huawei
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Meraki
4 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) VMware