Period
to 17 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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

Network Consultant
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1047 889 900
Rank change year-on-year -158 +11 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 146 279 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 119 175 350
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £46,000 £42,500 £39,925
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 165,499 165,480 194,013
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.26% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,613 136,315 162,944
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in the UK

Network Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Consultant in the UK

Network Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Consultant over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Consultant in the UK

Network Consultant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 17 June 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 -135 138 £60,000 +9.09% 16
UK excluding London -60 93 £60,000 +9.09% 10
London -59 42 £60,000 - 6
South East -52 34 £70,000 +27.27% 6
Midlands +14 19 £52,500 -10.64% 2
South West +13 19 £63,750 +34.21%
West Midlands +22 18 £52,500 -22.22% 1
East of England -16 17 £65,000 +13.04%
North of England -23 5 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Yorkshire +19 3 £53,000 +17.78%
North West -11 2 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Scotland -27 2 - -
East Midlands +7 1 £52,500 +10.53% 1

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, Network Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 110 (75.34%) Cisco
2 83 (56.85%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (51.37%) CCNP
4 73 (50.00%) Firewall
5 68 (46.58%) Network Security
6 59 (40.41%) CheckPoint
7 58 (39.73%) Juniper
8 56 (38.36%) WAN
9 55 (37.67%) LAN
10 54 (36.99%) F5
11 50 (34.25%) Palo Alto
12 49 (33.56%) Presales
13 48 (32.88%) Cisco Firepower
14 47 (32.19%) Data Centre
15 44 (30.14%) VPN
16 42 (28.77%) Wireless
16 42 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (26.03%) VMware
17 38 (26.03%) OSPF
18 35 (23.97%) MPLS
19 33 (22.60%) Cisco ISE
20 31 (21.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 28 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (19.18%) Windows
22 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
22 27 (18.49%) SolarWinds
23 26 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (17.81%) Load Balancing
23 26 (17.81%) HP
24 25 (17.12%) CCNA

Network Consultant 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 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.37%) IIS
2 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.37%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) Route 53
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (50.00%) Firewall
2 68 (46.58%) Network Security
3 56 (38.36%) WAN
4 55 (37.67%) LAN
5 48 (32.88%) Cisco Firepower
6 44 (30.14%) VPN
7 42 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (28.77%) Wireless
8 38 (26.03%) OSPF
9 35 (23.97%) MPLS
10 33 (22.60%) Cisco ISE
11 23 (15.75%) BGP
11 23 (15.75%) Sourcefire
11 23 (15.75%) VLAN
12 22 (15.07%) Cisco Wireless
13 20 (13.70%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (13.70%) TACACS
14 15 (10.27%) IPsec
15 13 (8.90%) Software-Defined Networking
15 13 (8.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) AppScan
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.11%) Legal
5 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.74%) Apache Flex
1 4 (2.74%) COM
2 2 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.19%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.70%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.42%) NHS
5 5 (3.42%) Replication
6 4 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.05%) PKI
8 2 (1.37%) CESG
8 2 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) Windows
2 19 (13.01%) Linux
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Presales
2 26 (17.81%) Load Balancing
3 25 (17.12%) Network Management
4 23 (15.75%) ITIL
5 20 (13.70%) Network Architecture
6 19 (13.01%) Security Architecture
7 15 (10.27%) Mentoring
8 14 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.59%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.85%) Change Control
9 10 (6.85%) Migration
9 10 (6.85%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.16%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (6.16%) Network Design
11 7 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.79%) Threat Analysis
12 6 (4.11%) Project Management
13 5 (3.42%) SIEM
13 5 (3.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.42%) Perl
1 5 (3.42%) Python
2 4 (2.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (56.85%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (51.37%) CCNP
3 25 (17.12%) CCNA
4 21 (14.38%) CCIE
5 7 (4.79%) CISSP
5 7 (4.79%) JNCIP
6 6 (4.11%) CISM
7 5 (3.42%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.74%) CCIE Security
8 4 (2.74%) CISA
8 4 (2.74%) Degree
8 4 (2.74%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.74%) MCSE
8 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.05%) CCSA
9 3 (2.05%) CCSE
9 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.05%) MCITP
10 2 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (10.96%) PMO
3 9 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (6.16%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (4.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.42%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.37%) Docker
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (13.01%) QRadar
1 19 (13.01%) WhatsUp Gold
2 17 (11.64%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.42%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.37%) CASB
4 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.37%) Nessus
4 2 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Nmap
5 1 (0.68%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 110 (75.34%) Cisco
2 59 (40.41%) CheckPoint
3 58 (39.73%) Juniper
4 54 (36.99%) F5
5 50 (34.25%) Palo Alto
6 38 (26.03%) VMware
7 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
7 27 (18.49%) SolarWinds
8 26 (17.81%) HP
9 21 (14.38%) Fortinet
9 21 (14.38%) Meraki
10 19 (13.01%) Tripwire
11 14 (9.59%) Aruba
12 13 (8.90%) Blue Coat
13 12 (8.22%) Symantec
14 8 (5.48%) McAfee
15 6 (4.11%) Citrix
15 6 (4.11%) FireEye
16 5 (3.42%) Riverbed
17 4 (2.74%) Brocade