Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 790 778
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Analyst 393 460 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 335 414 450
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,150 £25,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% -12.50%

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 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Analyst in the UK

Network Analyst
Top 14 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 21 October 2017. 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 +4 385 £45,000 +5.88% 10
UK excluding London -39 224 £36,500 -8.75% 6
London +52 167 £55,000 - 4
North of England +47 90 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Yorkshire +64 70 £35,500 +1.43% 1
South East +8 42 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Midlands -14 37 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England -9 34 £48,000 +12.94%
West Midlands -37 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West +3 17 £35,000 - 2
North West -26 16 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +38 11 £43,750 +2.94%
Scotland -10 6 £52,500 +46.85%
North East - 4 £32,000 -

Network Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, Network Analyst 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 featuring Network Analyst in the job title.

1 265 (67.43%) Cisco
2 239 (60.81%) Firewall
3 203 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
4 183 (46.56%) WAN
5 179 (45.55%) CCNA
6 171 (43.51%) Network Security
7 166 (42.24%) LAN
8 121 (30.79%) CheckPoint
9 113 (28.75%) CCNP
10 112 (28.50%) VPN
11 79 (20.10%) ITIL
12 78 (19.85%) VMware
13 77 (19.59%) Windows
14 76 (19.34%) DNS
15 74 (18.83%) Microsoft
16 72 (18.32%) Wireless
17 65 (16.54%) VoIP
18 64 (16.28%) TCP/IP
18 64 (16.28%) Juniper
19 63 (16.03%) Finance
20 59 (15.01%) Windows Server
21 57 (14.50%) F5
22 53 (13.49%) Network Management
23 52 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
24 51 (12.98%) MPLS
24 51 (12.98%) Linux
25 50 (12.72%) BGP
26 48 (12.21%) Active Directory
26 48 (12.21%) Cisco ASA
26 48 (12.21%) SIEM

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 20 (5.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.27%) IIS
3 5 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.51%) nginx
5 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Workfront
2 2 (0.51%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.54%) Office 365
3 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.27%) SaaS
5 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.76%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 239 (60.81%) Firewall
2 183 (46.56%) WAN
3 171 (43.51%) Network Security
4 166 (42.24%) LAN
5 112 (28.50%) VPN
6 76 (19.34%) DNS
7 72 (18.32%) Wireless
8 65 (16.54%) VoIP
9 64 (16.28%) TCP/IP
10 51 (12.98%) MPLS
11 50 (12.72%) BGP
12 48 (12.21%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (11.96%) DHCP
13 47 (11.96%) EIGRP
13 47 (11.96%) OSPF
14 44 (11.20%) Internet
15 35 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (8.65%) VLAN
17 28 (7.12%) IPsec
18 27 (6.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.31%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (16.03%) Finance
2 34 (8.65%) Law
3 20 (5.09%) Banking
4 19 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.80%) Legal
6 5 (1.27%) Games
7 4 (1.02%) Advertising
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.07%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (1.02%) LAMP
4 2 (0.51%) Ajax
4 2 (0.51%) CSS
4 2 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.51%) HTML
4 2 (0.51%) jQuery
4 2 (0.51%) Laravel
4 2 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.51%) Memcached
5 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.70%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.09%) PKI
4 19 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.33%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.80%) Derivative
6 11 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.27%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.51%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) Xbox
12 1 (0.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.59%) Windows
2 59 (15.01%) Windows Server
3 51 (12.98%) Linux
4 18 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.04%) Kali Linux
8 8 (2.04%) Unix
9 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.02%) CatOS
11 3 (0.76%) CentOS
11 3 (0.76%) Debian
12 2 (0.51%) Check Point GAiA
12 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.10%) ITIL
2 53 (13.49%) Network Management
3 48 (12.21%) SIEM
4 36 (9.16%) Information Security
5 30 (7.63%) Network Design
6 27 (6.87%) High Availability
7 26 (6.62%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (6.11%) Incident Management
9 23 (5.85%) Load Balancing
10 21 (5.34%) Translating Business Requirements
11 18 (4.58%) Patch Management
11 18 (4.58%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (3.31%) Open Source
12 13 (3.31%) Service Management
13 12 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.05%) Migration
13 12 (3.05%) Project Management
13 12 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (2.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.58%) Python
1 18 (4.58%) SQL
2 9 (2.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.76%) PHP
4 2 (0.51%) ABAP
4 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.25%) C
5 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 203 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
2 179 (45.55%) CCNA
3 113 (28.75%) CCNP
4 31 (7.89%) CCSA
5 29 (7.38%) CISSP
5 29 (7.38%) Degree
6 26 (6.62%) CCSE
6 26 (6.62%) Check Point Certification
7 25 (6.36%) Security Cleared
8 24 (6.11%) JNCIS
9 20 (5.09%) CEH
10 18 (4.58%) SC Cleared
11 16 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (2.80%) CISM
12 11 (2.80%) MCSE
12 11 (2.80%) SSCP
13 10 (2.54%) DV Cleared
13 10 (2.54%) GSEC
13 10 (2.54%) JNCIP
14 8 (2.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.62%) SLA
3 18 (4.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.27%) GDPR
7 4 (1.02%) COBIT
8 3 (0.76%) MiFID
9 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 52 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (12.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (3.56%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.54%) Snort
6 9 (2.29%) VMware NSX
6 9 (2.29%) vSphere
7 5 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.29%) SCCM
2 8 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (2.04%) EnCase
2 8 (2.04%) Nessus
2 8 (2.04%) Nexpose
2 8 (2.04%) Nmap
2 8 (2.04%) Suricata
3 7 (1.78%) WMI
4 5 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.27%) SCOM
5 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.02%) Puppet
6 3 (0.76%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.51%) Cacti
7 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.51%) Kibana
7 2 (0.51%) logstash
7 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.51%) Nagios
7 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 265 (67.43%) Cisco
2 121 (30.79%) CheckPoint
3 78 (19.85%) VMware
4 74 (18.83%) Microsoft
5 64 (16.28%) Juniper
6 57 (14.50%) F5
7 33 (8.40%) HP
8 29 (7.38%) Palo Alto
9 22 (5.60%) SolarWinds
10 19 (4.83%) Avaya
11 16 (4.07%) Citrix
11 16 (4.07%) Riverbed
12 13 (3.31%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.05%) LogRhythm
14 11 (2.80%) Blue Coat
14 11 (2.80%) Oracle
15 10 (2.54%) EMC
15 10 (2.54%) Meraki
15 10 (2.54%) Symantec
16 9 (2.29%) Mitel