Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Network Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 338 343
Rank change year-on-year +21 +5 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 15 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.010% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.010% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 4
City of London median annual salary £51,000 £65,000 £86,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.54% -25.07% +53.54%
10th Percentile £48,000 £62,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £67,500 £95,250
Central London median annual salary £51,000 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -21.54% -18.75% +41.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,801 9,855 10,219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.11% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8,768 8,785 9,320
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.68%

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Network Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in the City of London

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in the City of London

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Network Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) NX-OS
2 14 (93.33%) F5
2 14 (93.33%) NetScaler
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 14 (93.33%) VPLS
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (93.33%) CCNP
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) CCIE
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) BIG-IP
4 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Fintech
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Network Security
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
2 14 (93.33%) NetScaler
2 14 (93.33%) NX-OS
2 14 (93.33%) VPLS
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) BGP
3 7 (46.67%) BIG-IP
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (6.67%) TACACS
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) F5
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) VMware