The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Network Specialist
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 232 238
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.089% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.091% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Median salary £58,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.15% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.21% +14.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in the North West

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in the North West

Network Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester -32 7 £58,500 +17.00% 1
Cheshire -29 1 - -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) Network Design
4 6 (42.86%) CCIE
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) JNCIP
6 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) FCoE
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) CISSP
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (7.14%) SLA
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) CCNA
9 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.14%) Windows
9 1 (7.14%) MCSE

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) MPLS
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (21.43%) FCoE
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) CCIE
4 5 (35.71%) JNCIP
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (7.14%) CISM
6 1 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
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