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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Specialist
Rank 217 209 198
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.019% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.020% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 10
Average salary £37,500 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 - £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 - £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
5337 5127 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.86% 95.42% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 4248 4386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
(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
Birmingham - 8 £44,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,097 -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WLAN
5 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) McAfee
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) PBX
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) PBX
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) MGCP
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) H.323
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) SAP