Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 178 226
Rank change year-on-year -50 +48 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 3 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.054% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 10
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +39.71% -9.33%
10th Percentile £48,500 £34,184 £28,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,275 £40,975
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,096 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.45% +4.66% -10.00%

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 5,326 4,488 5,882
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.31% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,522 2,883 3,812
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in Scotland

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in Scotland

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 20 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
Edinburgh -19 2 £60,000 -2.44%
Glasgow -34 1 £47,500 -
Network Specialist
UK

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper