The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Network Specialist
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 133 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Median salary £45,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £59,500 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £67,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,100 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.88% +14.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in Birmingham

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in Birmingham

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) VPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) VPLS
6 1 (14.29%) DMZ
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) Intranet
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago