The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 80 86
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 0 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.11% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.19% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 7
Median salary - £49,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +96.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.71% -8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 620 759 1080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.12% 93.82% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 474 624 819
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in Bedfordshire

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in Bedfordshire

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) Network Management
3 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (66.67%) HP NNM
3 6 (66.67%) DWDM
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 6 (66.67%) VRRP
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) RIP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) SSL
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) HSRP
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) DWDM
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 6 (66.67%) HSRP
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) RIP
3 6 (66.67%) SSL
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) HP