The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Specialist
England / South East
Rank 378 426 440
Rank change year-on-year +48 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 12 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.082% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 14
Median salary £52,500 £85,000 £50,438
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.23% +68.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £85,000 £64,700
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Network Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in the South East

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Specialist in the South East

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Specialist in the South East

Network Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Hampshire +22 6 £62,500 +78.57%
Kent - 2 £42,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +8 1 £39,000 -54.11%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
Network Specialist
England

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 9 (36.00%) Network Security
5 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security
8 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (20.00%) CISM
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) Juniper
9 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) Splunk
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) IaaS
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (16.00%) TOGAF

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
1 9 (36.00%) Network Security
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) VLAN
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.00%) MPLS
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) RIP
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.00%) Skype
8 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) SABSA
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Business Development
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) CEH
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) GCIA
3 1 (4.00%) GIAC
3 1 (4.00%) GSEC
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.00%) SANS
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Grafana
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) NetScout
4 4 (16.00%) Splunk
5 3 (12.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (12.00%) Aruba
5 3 (12.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) Arista
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Riverbed