Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 943 802 801
Rank change year-on-year -141 -1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Analyst 202 394 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 169 338 405
UK median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,925 £25,200
90th Percentile £57,250 £65,000 £63,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,176 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.20% -9.38% +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 157,885 166,786 183,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,253 133,641 154,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +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 15 October 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 October 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 -152 192 £40,000 -11.11% 35
UK excluding London -60 149 £36,176 -0.20% 28
East of England +41 61 £36,000 -24.21% 7
London -73 52 £47,500 -13.64% 7
South East -1 36 £40,000 +14.29% 5
North of England -46 21 £39,000 +9.86% 10
Midlands +1 18 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Yorkshire -22 15 £36,176 +1.90% 1
West Midlands +15 14 £38,750 +12.32% 2
Scotland -1 7 £38,500 -26.67%
North West -6 6 £39,000 -17.89% 9
South West -9 4 £33,000 +1.54% 1
East Midlands -10 4 £31,825 -27.26% 3
Wales - 1 £42,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

Network Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 138 (68.32%) Cisco
2 120 (59.41%) Firewall
3 117 (57.92%) LAN
3 117 (57.92%) WAN
4 100 (49.50%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (48.51%) Network Security
6 84 (41.58%) CCNA
7 77 (38.12%) CheckPoint
8 64 (31.68%) CCNP
9 63 (31.19%) Wi-Fi
10 61 (30.20%) TCP/IP
11 56 (27.72%) Data Centre
12 53 (26.24%) VoIP
13 52 (25.74%) OSPF
14 51 (25.25%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (23.76%) Network Management
15 48 (23.76%) Retail
16 47 (23.27%) Information Security
17 43 (21.29%) Windows
18 42 (20.79%) Wireless
19 40 (19.80%) SolarWinds
20 39 (19.31%) VPN
20 39 (19.31%) Ethernet
21 38 (18.81%) Load Balancing
22 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (16.34%) Self-Motivation
23 33 (16.34%) Active Directory
24 32 (15.84%) MPLS
24 32 (15.84%) Kalman Filter
25 31 (15.35%) Web Filtering

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 7 (3.47%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 120 (59.41%) Firewall
2 117 (57.92%) LAN
2 117 (57.92%) WAN
3 98 (48.51%) Network Security
4 63 (31.19%) Wi-Fi
5 61 (30.20%) TCP/IP
6 53 (26.24%) VoIP
7 52 (25.74%) OSPF
8 42 (20.79%) Wireless
9 39 (19.31%) Ethernet
9 39 (19.31%) VPN
10 32 (15.84%) MPLS
11 29 (14.36%) BGP
11 29 (14.36%) DNS
12 28 (13.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 27 (13.37%) DHCP
14 25 (12.38%) VLAN
14 25 (12.38%) Wireshark
15 23 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (10.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (23.76%) Retail
2 18 (8.91%) Finance
3 13 (6.44%) Banking
4 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.96%) Law
6 6 (2.97%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.72%) Data Centre
2 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (16.34%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.45%) BBC
4 11 (5.45%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.47%) iSeries
5 7 (3.47%) Replication
6 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.98%) Handset
8 3 (1.49%) Clustering
8 3 (1.49%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.99%) IVR
9 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.29%) Windows
2 23 (11.39%) Linux
2 23 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.25%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (23.76%) Network Management
3 47 (23.27%) Information Security
4 38 (18.81%) Load Balancing
5 32 (15.84%) Kalman Filter
6 31 (15.35%) Web Filtering
7 29 (14.36%) ITIL
8 22 (10.89%) Change Control
9 16 (7.92%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (7.43%) Network Design
11 12 (5.94%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (4.95%) Network Architecture
13 9 (4.46%) Data Privacy
13 9 (4.46%) Data Security
13 9 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (3.96%) Data Protection
15 7 (3.47%) Migration
15 7 (3.47%) SIEM
16 6 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.98%) SQL
3 3 (1.49%) Python
4 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.50%) C++
5 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 100 (49.50%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (41.58%) CCNA
3 64 (31.68%) CCNP
4 24 (11.88%) Degree
5 21 (10.40%) CCSA
6 10 (4.95%) CISSP
7 8 (3.96%) CCDP
8 7 (3.47%) CCDA
9 4 (1.98%) CEH
9 4 (1.98%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.49%) CCSP
10 3 (1.49%) CISM
10 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.99%) GIAC
11 2 (0.99%) GSEC
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.99%) MCSE
11 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.95%) SLA
3 9 (4.46%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.98%) COBIT
5 2 (0.99%) GDPR
6 1 (0.50%) PMO
6 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 33 (16.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.96%) Firmware
3 8 (3.96%) FreeRADIUS
4 6 (2.97%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.48%) DFS Replication
5 5 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (10.89%) Stealthwatch
2 8 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.96%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.48%) SCCM
4 4 (1.98%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.50%) Cacti
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 138 (68.32%) Cisco
2 77 (38.12%) CheckPoint
3 40 (19.80%) SolarWinds
4 30 (14.85%) Palo Alto
5 27 (13.37%) Microsoft
6 25 (12.38%) Riverbed
7 24 (11.88%) Avaya
7 24 (11.88%) F5
8 22 (10.89%) Nortel
8 22 (10.89%) VMware
9 20 (9.90%) Symantec
10 17 (8.42%) Nokia
11 16 (7.92%) HP
12 15 (7.43%) Citrix
13 13 (6.44%) Aruba
14 11 (5.45%) Juniper
14 11 (5.45%) Virgin Media
15 10 (4.95%) Forcepoint
16 7 (3.47%) EMC
16 7 (3.47%) IBM