Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Network Specialist
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 253 269
Rank change year-on-year -37 +16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 13 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% 0.16% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 3
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.23% -8.15%
North West median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +35.71% -16.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7957 6929 7085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.45% 97.80% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6683 5868 5818
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in Manchester

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in Manchester

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Specialist in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Network Design
3 7 (53.85%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) JNCIP
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
5 3 (23.08%) FCoE
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (7.69%) MCSA
7 1 (7.69%) LAN

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

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) MPLS
1 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (23.08%) FCoE
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCIE
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
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