Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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

Network Analyst
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 914 885 760
Rank change year-on-year -29 -125 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Analyst 221 343 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 178 298 471
UK median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 151,510 172,360 178,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,415 138,723 149,394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Network Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Analyst over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 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
England -44 218 £39,000 -13.33% 36
UK excluding London +70 176 £36,000 - 27
East of England +116 86 £30,000 -36.84% 1
London -88 43 £52,500 -8.70% 9
North of England +5 33 £40,100 +9.86% 7
South East -6 29 £43,750 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire +11 17 £42,500 +19.72% 3
Midlands +30 16 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North West +28 15 £40,000 -16.67% 3
West Midlands +39 12 £38,750 +14.81% 3
South West +4 10 £29,000 -17.14% 5
East Midlands +17 4 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wales +3 1 £42,000 +23.99%
Scotland +3 1 £44,000 -2.22%
North East - 1 £36,500 - 1

Network Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Network Analyst 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 featuring Network Analyst in the job title.

1 145 (65.61%) Cisco
2 139 (62.90%) Firewall
3 132 (59.73%) LAN
4 131 (59.28%) WAN
5 122 (55.20%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (52.94%) Network Security
7 112 (50.68%) CheckPoint
8 104 (47.06%) CCNA
9 95 (42.99%) TCP/IP
10 84 (38.01%) Wi-Fi
11 77 (34.84%) CCNP
12 74 (33.48%) OSPF
13 73 (33.03%) Retail
13 73 (33.03%) Network Management
14 71 (32.13%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (29.41%) Ethernet
16 61 (27.60%) Information Security
16 61 (27.60%) Data Centre
17 55 (24.89%) SolarWinds
17 55 (24.89%) Self-Motivation
18 49 (22.17%) VoIP
19 44 (19.91%) Windows
19 44 (19.91%) Kalman Filter
20 43 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (19.46%) Palo Alto
20 43 (19.46%) Web Filtering
21 39 (17.65%) BGP
22 37 (16.74%) Avaya
22 37 (16.74%) Wireshark
23 36 (16.29%) Riverbed

Network Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (2.26%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 139 (62.90%) Firewall
2 132 (59.73%) LAN
3 131 (59.28%) WAN
4 117 (52.94%) Network Security
5 95 (42.99%) TCP/IP
6 84 (38.01%) Wi-Fi
7 74 (33.48%) OSPF
8 65 (29.41%) Ethernet
9 49 (22.17%) VoIP
10 39 (17.65%) BGP
11 37 (16.74%) Wireshark
12 35 (15.84%) Wireless
13 34 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 27 (12.22%) MPLS
15 24 (10.86%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (9.50%) VPN
17 17 (7.69%) DNS
18 16 (7.24%) DHCP
19 13 (5.88%) SAN
19 13 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
General
1 73 (33.03%) Retail
2 23 (10.41%) Finance
3 12 (5.43%) Law
4 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.52%) Legal
6 9 (4.07%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Military
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.07%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.60%) Data Centre
2 55 (24.89%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.79%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.81%) BBC
6 4 (1.81%) iSeries
6 4 (1.81%) Replication
7 3 (1.36%) Clustering
7 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.90%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.90%) e-Health
8 2 (0.90%) Handset
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.45%) IVR
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.91%) Windows
2 24 (10.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (9.95%) Linux
4 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.36%) Unix
7 2 (0.90%) Solaris
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.03%) Network Management
2 71 (32.13%) Problem-Solving
3 61 (27.60%) Information Security
4 44 (19.91%) Kalman Filter
5 43 (19.46%) Web Filtering
6 33 (14.93%) Change Control
7 23 (10.41%) ITIL
8 21 (9.50%) Load Balancing
9 18 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (5.88%) Network Design
11 12 (5.43%) Data Protection
12 9 (4.07%) Change Management
12 9 (4.07%) SIEM
13 8 (3.62%) Data Privacy
13 8 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.62%) Project Management
14 7 (3.17%) Data Security
15 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
15 6 (2.71%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
1 7 (3.17%) SQL
2 4 (1.81%) Python
3 3 (1.36%) Perl
3 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.36%) VBA
4 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 122 (55.20%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (47.06%) CCNA
3 77 (34.84%) CCNP
4 33 (14.93%) CCSA
5 19 (8.60%) Degree
6 12 (5.43%) CISSP
7 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.81%) CCDA
8 4 (1.81%) CCDP
9 3 (1.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.36%) CCSP
9 3 (1.36%) CISM
10 2 (0.90%) CCENT
10 2 (0.90%) CCIE
10 2 (0.90%) CEH
10 2 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.90%) GIAC
10 2 (0.90%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.90%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.52%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 26 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.36%) Firmware
5 2 (0.90%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Snort
6 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (15.84%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.26%) SCCM
4 4 (1.81%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.36%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.90%) QRadar
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 145 (65.61%) Cisco
2 112 (50.68%) CheckPoint
3 55 (24.89%) SolarWinds
4 43 (19.46%) Palo Alto
5 37 (16.74%) Avaya
6 36 (16.29%) Riverbed
7 32 (14.48%) Nokia
7 32 (14.48%) Symantec
8 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
8 31 (14.03%) Nortel
9 30 (13.57%) F5
10 17 (7.69%) Juniper
11 16 (7.24%) VMware
12 10 (4.52%) HP
13 8 (3.62%) Meraki
14 7 (3.17%) Aruba
15 6 (2.71%) IBM
15 6 (2.71%) MikroTik
16 5 (2.26%) Forcepoint
16 5 (2.26%) Google