Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 287 261
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.081% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.083% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -38.33% -
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94% -37.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,216 7,230 6,691
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.15% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,978 6,241 5,548
Manchester median annual salary £44,471 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.64% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (84.62%) Release Management
3 11 (84.62%) VPN
3 11 (84.62%) CCDP
3 11 (84.62%) Firmware
4 9 (69.23%) Network Security
5 8 (61.54%) PKI
5 8 (61.54%) 802.1X
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
7 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) High Availability
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) HSRP
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) IPsec
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 3 (23.08%) VRRP

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 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) VPN
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) HSRP
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) VRRP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) PKI
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Release Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Network Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCDP
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint