Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 757 763
Rank change year-on-year -67 +6 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Analyst 367 503 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 317 469 484
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,956
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,750 £66,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -10.63% +11.11% -10.00%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 -65 358 £45,000 +5.88% 8
UK excluding London -91 194 £35,750 -10.63% 4
London +32 171 £57,500 +9.52% 5
North of England +12 71 £35,500 -5.33%
Yorkshire +51 60 £35,500 +0.11%
South East -31 51 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Midlands -32 31 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -35 23 £33,750 -5.59%
South West -6 18 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East of England -34 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West -33 10 £48,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +31 8 £47,500 +11.76%
Scotland -19 5 £52,500 +43.84% 1
Wales +20 2 £33,875 -20.29%
North East - 1 £32,000 -

Network Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 237 (64.58%) Cisco
2 210 (57.22%) Firewall
3 173 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
4 169 (46.05%) Network Security
5 168 (45.78%) WAN
6 155 (42.23%) CCNA
7 154 (41.96%) LAN
8 116 (31.61%) CheckPoint
9 96 (26.16%) CCNP
10 93 (25.34%) VPN
11 84 (22.89%) Windows
12 75 (20.44%) Microsoft
13 74 (20.16%) VMware
14 72 (19.62%) DNS
15 71 (19.35%) ITIL
16 69 (18.80%) Finance
17 62 (16.89%) VoIP
18 61 (16.62%) F5
18 61 (16.62%) Windows Server
19 60 (16.35%) Juniper
20 58 (15.80%) TCP/IP
21 55 (14.99%) Wireless
22 51 (13.90%) Cisco ASA
23 49 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (12.81%) Active Directory
24 47 (12.81%) MPLS
25 44 (11.99%) SIEM
26 43 (11.72%) Network Management
27 42 (11.44%) DHCP
27 42 (11.44%) Linux

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 22 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.63%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.54%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.54%) nginx
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Workfront
2 2 (0.54%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.18%) Office 365
3 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 210 (57.22%) Firewall
2 169 (46.05%) Network Security
3 168 (45.78%) WAN
4 154 (41.96%) LAN
5 93 (25.34%) VPN
6 72 (19.62%) DNS
7 62 (16.89%) VoIP
8 58 (15.80%) TCP/IP
9 55 (14.99%) Wireless
10 51 (13.90%) Cisco ASA
11 47 (12.81%) MPLS
12 42 (11.44%) DHCP
13 39 (10.63%) OSPF
14 38 (10.35%) BGP
15 36 (9.81%) EIGRP
15 36 (9.81%) Internet
15 36 (9.81%) VLAN
16 28 (7.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 28 (7.63%) SAN
17 26 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Metasploit
General
1 69 (18.80%) Finance
2 37 (10.08%) Law
3 21 (5.72%) Banking
4 15 (4.09%) Legal
5 10 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (3.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.54%) Ajax
3 2 (0.54%) CSS
3 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.54%) HTML
3 2 (0.54%) jQuery
3 2 (0.54%) Laravel
3 2 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.54%) Memcached
4 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.90%) PKI
5 16 (4.36%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.81%) Derivative
6 14 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (3.81%) Fixed Income
6 14 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.82%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.54%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.54%) Replication
11 2 (0.54%) Xbox
12 1 (0.27%) iPad
12 1 (0.27%) IVR
12 1 (0.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 84 (22.89%) Windows
2 61 (16.62%) Windows Server
3 42 (11.44%) Linux
4 19 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.45%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.36%) Kali Linux
10 5 (1.36%) Unix
11 4 (1.09%) CatOS
12 2 (0.54%) Check Point GAiA
12 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.35%) ITIL
2 44 (11.99%) SIEM
3 43 (11.72%) Network Management
4 39 (10.63%) Information Security
5 30 (8.17%) Network Design
6 23 (6.27%) Incident Management
6 23 (6.27%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (5.72%) Translating Business Requirements
8 20 (5.45%) High Availability
9 18 (4.90%) Patch Management
10 17 (4.63%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (4.09%) Load Balancing
11 15 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (3.81%) Algorithmic Trading
12 14 (3.81%) Electronic Trading
12 14 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (3.81%) Workflow
13 12 (3.27%) DevOps
13 12 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.45%) SQL
2 13 (3.54%) Python
3 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.82%) C
5 2 (0.54%) ABAP
5 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 173 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (42.23%) CCNA
3 96 (26.16%) CCNP
4 32 (8.72%) CCSA
4 32 (8.72%) CISSP
5 29 (7.90%) CCSE
5 29 (7.90%) Degree
6 27 (7.36%) Security Cleared
7 26 (7.08%) Check Point Certification
8 24 (6.54%) JNCIS
9 17 (4.63%) CEH
9 17 (4.63%) SC Cleared
10 15 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (3.27%) CISM
12 11 (3.00%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.00%) SSCP
13 10 (2.72%) JNCIP
13 10 (2.72%) MCSE
14 8 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.91%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (6.27%) SLA
3 14 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.09%) COBIT
6 3 (0.82%) QA
6 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) GDPR
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (12.81%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.00%) vSphere
5 9 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.91%) Snort
7 6 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.63%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.09%) XenApp
8 4 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.82%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.91%) Nessus
1 7 (1.91%) SCCM
1 7 (1.91%) WMI
2 6 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.63%) Puppet
3 5 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.36%) EnCase
3 5 (1.36%) Nexpose
3 5 (1.36%) Nmap
3 5 (1.36%) SCOM
3 5 (1.36%) Suricata
4 4 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.82%) QRadar
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.54%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.54%) Kibana
6 2 (0.54%) logstash
6 2 (0.54%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 237 (64.58%) Cisco
2 116 (31.61%) CheckPoint
3 75 (20.44%) Microsoft
4 74 (20.16%) VMware
5 61 (16.62%) F5
6 60 (16.35%) Juniper
7 28 (7.63%) Palo Alto
8 27 (7.36%) HP
9 18 (4.90%) SolarWinds
10 17 (4.63%) Citrix
11 16 (4.36%) Avaya
11 16 (4.36%) Oracle
12 15 (4.09%) Riverbed
13 11 (3.00%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.72%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.45%) EMC
16 8 (2.18%) Forcepoint
16 8 (2.18%) LogRhythm
17 7 (1.91%) Mitel
17 7 (1.91%) Symantec