Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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

Network Specialist
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 192 227
Rank change year-on-year +48 +35 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 2 2 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.079% 0.048% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.050% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% - -
UK median annual salary £72,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +37.14% +2.44% +13.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 2,445 3,977 4,850
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.11% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,723 2,541 3,218
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,050 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in Scotland

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Specialist in Scotland.

Salary trend for Network Specialist in Scotland

Network Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 January 2021. 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
Edinburgh +36 1 - - 2
Glasgow +26 1 £55,000 +30.95%
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, Network Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) D3.js
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) D3.js
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec