The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £54,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
UK / England
Rank 767 810 800
Rank change year-on-year +43 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 60 110 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 94 95
Median salary £54,250 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £85,000 £64,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in England

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in England

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Specialist in England

Network Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +70 17 £56,250 +2.27% 1
South East +48 12 £52,500 -38.23%
South West +19 7 £40,500 -12.24%
East of England +24 6 £57,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +16 6 £57,500 +36.90%
North West -15 6 £45,000 -18.91% 2
West Midlands +28 3 £46,500 +3.33% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £43,750 +25.00%
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 89 (69.53%) Cisco
2 73 (57.03%) Firewall
3 66 (51.56%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (42.97%) CCNP
5 53 (41.41%) WAN
6 47 (36.72%) LAN
7 44 (34.38%) Network Security
8 42 (32.81%) Juniper
9 40 (31.25%) OSPF
10 37 (28.91%) CheckPoint
11 36 (28.13%) F5
12 35 (27.34%) BGP
13 29 (22.66%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (22.66%) MPLS
13 29 (22.66%) TCP/IP
13 29 (22.66%) VPN
13 29 (22.66%) Data Centre
14 26 (20.31%) VoIP
14 26 (20.31%) Wireless
15 24 (18.75%) Windows
16 23 (17.97%) Linux
17 21 (16.41%) Brocade
17 21 (16.41%) CCNA
18 20 (15.63%) RIP
18 20 (15.63%) Finance
19 19 (14.84%) Line Management
20 18 (14.06%) VMware
20 18 (14.06%) EIGRP
20 18 (14.06%) DNS
20 18 (14.06%) Microsoft

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Office
2 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) IaaS
3 3 (2.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (57.03%) Firewall
2 53 (41.41%) WAN
3 47 (36.72%) LAN
4 44 (34.38%) Network Security
5 40 (31.25%) OSPF
6 35 (27.34%) BGP
7 29 (22.66%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (22.66%) MPLS
7 29 (22.66%) TCP/IP
7 29 (22.66%) VPN
8 26 (20.31%) VoIP
8 26 (20.31%) Wireless
9 20 (15.63%) RIP
10 18 (14.06%) DHCP
10 18 (14.06%) DNS
10 18 (14.06%) EIGRP
11 17 (13.28%) VLAN
12 16 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (10.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) JSON
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 12 (9.38%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Windows
2 23 (17.97%) Linux
3 14 (10.94%) Unix
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Line Management
2 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
2 17 (13.28%) Network Management
3 13 (10.16%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (10.16%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (9.38%) Network Design
5 11 (8.59%) Change Management
5 11 (8.59%) ITIL
6 9 (7.03%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (7.03%) Time Management
7 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.25%) Information Security
7 8 (6.25%) Project Management
7 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.47%) High Availability
9 5 (3.91%) Service Management
10 4 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) Perl
2 2 (1.56%) Java
2 2 (1.56%) PHP
2 2 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) AWK
3 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.78%) Python
3 1 (0.78%) sed
3 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (51.56%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (42.97%) CCNP
3 21 (16.41%) CCNA
4 12 (9.38%) CCSE
5 10 (7.81%) JNCIP
6 9 (7.03%) CISM
6 9 (7.03%) CISSP
7 5 (3.91%) CWNA
7 5 (3.91%) Degree
7 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.13%) CCENT
9 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.56%) CCIE
10 2 (1.56%) CEH
10 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.78%) CCIP
11 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.34%) NFS
5 2 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (5.47%) SCCM
3 6 (4.69%) HP NNM
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.78%) Grafana
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.78%) Netcool
7 1 (0.78%) OpenView
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (69.53%) Cisco
2 42 (32.81%) Juniper
3 37 (28.91%) CheckPoint
4 36 (28.13%) F5
5 21 (16.41%) Brocade
6 18 (14.06%) HP
6 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
6 18 (14.06%) VMware
7 16 (12.50%) Infoblox
8 15 (11.72%) Citrix
8 15 (11.72%) SolarWinds
9 12 (9.38%) Blue Coat
9 12 (9.38%) Imperva
10 8 (6.25%) Avaya
11 7 (5.47%) Fortinet
11 7 (5.47%) Huawei
12 6 (4.69%) Intel Security
12 6 (4.69%) Meraki
12 6 (4.69%) WatchGuard
13 5 (3.91%) Aruba
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