Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Network Specialist
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 793 840
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 19 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.038% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.040% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 35
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.65% +8.65%
10th Percentile £47,950 £49,100 £50,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £94,850 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -4.26% +1.62% -7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in London

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in London

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Specialist in London

Network Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +11 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Central London -20 1 £65,000 -18.75%
East London - 1 £37,500 - 1
Network Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) Network Security
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco
4 12 (63.16%) F5
5 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 9 (47.37%) LAN
6 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
7 8 (42.11%) SIEM
8 7 (36.84%) Riverbed
8 7 (36.84%) MPLS
9 6 (31.58%) CISSP
9 6 (31.58%) VPN
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (26.32%) Imperva
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (26.32%) VLAN
10 5 (26.32%) WLAN
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (21.05%) CCNA
11 4 (21.05%) DMZ
11 4 (21.05%) SSCP
11 4 (21.05%) Security Management
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (21.05%) DNS
11 4 (21.05%) DHCP
11 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
11 4 (21.05%) Law
11 4 (21.05%) Data Loss Prevention

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) Network Security
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) WLAN
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) DMZ
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Multicast
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.53%) VoIP
10 1 (5.26%) ADSL
10 1 (5.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (21.05%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) CentOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) SIEM
2 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (21.05%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (21.05%) Security Management
3 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
5 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) SSCP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Suricata
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) F5
3 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Riverbed
5 5 (26.32%) Imperva
6 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 3 (15.79%) Radware
7 2 (10.53%) Meraki
7 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software
8 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg