Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1046 971 897
Rank change year-on-year -75 -74 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 127 235 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 157 284
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.98%
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,350 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% +5.00% -4.76%

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 160,829 170,335 187,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,588 136,552 157,473
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 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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Consultant in the UK

Network Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 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 -81 121 £62,500 +13.64% 25
London +41 62 £62,500 +4.17% 12
UK excluding London -71 61 £63,750 +21.43% 14
South East -12 30 £70,000 +55.56% 7
Midlands +14 13 £52,500 -4.55%
West Midlands +20 12 £53,750 -2.27%
South West +7 11 £70,000 +40.00% 1
East of England -23 7 £55,000 -4.35% 2
North of England +14 2 £57,000 +23.24% 3
North West +6 1 £39,000 +4.00% 2
East Midlands +5 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Yorkshire +2 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Scotland 0 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 101 (79.53%) Cisco
2 86 (67.72%) Firewall
3 75 (59.06%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (45.67%) CCNP
5 57 (44.88%) WAN
6 55 (43.31%) LAN
7 54 (42.52%) Network Security
8 48 (37.80%) F5
9 45 (35.43%) Juniper
10 41 (32.28%) Wireless
11 40 (31.50%) CheckPoint
12 39 (30.71%) Data Centre
13 37 (29.13%) Presales
13 37 (29.13%) OSPF
14 36 (28.35%) MPLS
15 35 (27.56%) CCIE
16 33 (25.98%) VPN
17 31 (24.41%) Palo Alto
18 30 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (23.62%) BGP
19 27 (21.26%) VMware
20 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
20 26 (20.47%) Load Balancing
20 26 (20.47%) Cisco Firepower
21 25 (19.69%) CCNA
22 24 (18.90%) Finance
22 24 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (18.90%) Fortinet
23 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
24 20 (15.75%) Cisco Wireless

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 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.94%) Route 53
3 5 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) Office 365
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.57%) OpenDNS
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (67.72%) Firewall
2 57 (44.88%) WAN
3 55 (43.31%) LAN
4 54 (42.52%) Network Security
5 41 (32.28%) Wireless
6 37 (29.13%) OSPF
7 36 (28.35%) MPLS
8 33 (25.98%) VPN
9 30 (23.62%) BGP
9 30 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (20.47%) Cisco Firepower
11 20 (15.75%) Cisco Wireless
12 16 (12.60%) VLAN
13 14 (11.02%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (11.02%) TACACS
14 13 (10.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (10.24%) IPsec
14 13 (10.24%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (9.45%) WLAN
16 11 (8.66%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) AppScan
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) COM
3 3 (2.36%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.79%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.45%) Driving Licence
3 9 (7.09%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.30%) NHS
4 8 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.94%) PKI
5 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.57%) CESG
8 2 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Windows
2 14 (11.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Presales
2 26 (20.47%) Load Balancing
3 17 (13.39%) Network Design
4 14 (11.02%) Network Architecture
5 13 (10.24%) Network Management
6 12 (9.45%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (9.45%) ITIL
7 11 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.87%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.87%) Network Virtualisation
9 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.30%) Migration
11 7 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.51%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.51%) SIEM
11 7 (5.51%) Web Filtering
12 6 (4.72%) Change Control
12 6 (4.72%) Logistics
12 6 (4.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) Perl
1 7 (5.51%) Python
2 3 (2.36%) C
3 2 (1.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.79%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 75 (59.06%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (45.67%) CCNP
3 35 (27.56%) CCIE
4 25 (19.69%) CCNA
5 8 (6.30%) CISSP
5 8 (6.30%) JNCIP
5 8 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.51%) JNCIE
7 6 (4.72%) CISA
7 6 (4.72%) CISM
7 6 (4.72%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.94%) CCDA
9 4 (3.15%) CCIE Security
9 4 (3.15%) CCSA
9 4 (3.15%) VCP6
10 3 (2.36%) CCDP
10 3 (2.36%) CCSE
10 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.57%) GDPR
5 2 (1.57%) PMO
5 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.30%) VMware NSX
4 5 (3.94%) Docker
5 3 (2.36%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) QRadar
1 12 (9.45%) WhatsUp Gold
2 8 (6.30%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (5.51%) FortiGate
3 7 (5.51%) Nessus
4 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.94%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.15%) Ansible
5 4 (3.15%) CASB
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.79%) Nmap
8 1 (0.79%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.79%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) SCSM
8 1 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 101 (79.53%) Cisco
2 48 (37.80%) F5
3 45 (35.43%) Juniper
4 40 (31.50%) CheckPoint
5 31 (24.41%) Palo Alto
6 27 (21.26%) VMware
7 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
8 24 (18.90%) Fortinet
9 19 (14.96%) SolarWinds
10 18 (14.17%) HP
11 17 (13.39%) Blue Coat
12 15 (11.81%) Meraki
13 12 (9.45%) Tripwire
14 6 (4.72%) FireEye
14 6 (4.72%) Symantec
15 4 (3.15%) AlgoSec
15 4 (3.15%) Brocade
15 4 (3.15%) McAfee
15 4 (3.15%) Riverbed
15 4 (3.15%) Splunk