Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1003 792 964
Rank change year-on-year -211 +172 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 196 391 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 150 225 305
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £38,400
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 169,607 169,366 204,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,181 140,637 170,778
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -142 183 £60,000 +9.09% 18
UK excluding London -135 105 £60,000 +14.29% 14
London -39 74 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East -54 41 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East of England -24 26 £65,000 +18.18% 2
South West +19 13 £57,500 +15.00%
Midlands +14 12 £57,500 +16.16% 2
North of England -46 9 £53,750 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire +22 7 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +11 5 £60,000 +26.32% 1
West Midlands -3 5 £52,500 +7.14% 1
Scotland -71 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
North West -64 2 £58,750 +11.90% 2

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 123 (62.76%) Cisco
2 102 (52.04%) Network Security
3 92 (46.94%) Firewall
4 89 (45.41%) CheckPoint
5 84 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (37.76%) CCNP
7 68 (34.69%) WAN
8 65 (33.16%) Cisco ASA
9 61 (31.12%) LAN
10 57 (29.08%) Juniper
11 54 (27.55%) Palo Alto
12 49 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
13 46 (23.47%) F5
14 44 (22.45%) Presales
15 35 (17.86%) Data Centre
16 34 (17.35%) VPN
17 33 (16.84%) Wireless
18 32 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
19 31 (15.82%) Fortinet
20 30 (15.31%) ITIL
20 30 (15.31%) PMO
21 29 (14.80%) MPLS
21 29 (14.80%) Sourcefire
21 29 (14.80%) Load Balancing
22 28 (14.29%) VMware
23 26 (13.27%) OSPF
23 26 (13.27%) Security Architecture
24 24 (12.24%) BGP
24 24 (12.24%) Windows
25 23 (11.73%) Finance

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 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.51%) G Suite
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Route 53
3 1 (0.51%) Slack
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (52.04%) Network Security
2 92 (46.94%) Firewall
3 68 (34.69%) WAN
4 65 (33.16%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (31.12%) LAN
6 49 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 34 (17.35%) VPN
8 33 (16.84%) Wireless
9 32 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
10 29 (14.80%) MPLS
11 26 (13.27%) OSPF
12 24 (12.24%) BGP
13 23 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (10.71%) Internet
15 17 (8.67%) SSL
16 16 (8.16%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (8.16%) TCP/IP
17 15 (7.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 15 (7.65%) Intranet
18 14 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.61%) Big Data
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (11.73%) Finance
2 19 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.16%) Law
4 5 (2.55%) Electronics
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.57%) Replication
5 4 (2.04%) Clustering
5 4 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) NHS
6 2 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.24%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Linux
3 13 (6.63%) Unix
4 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.45%) Presales
2 30 (15.31%) ITIL
3 29 (14.80%) Load Balancing
4 26 (13.27%) Security Architecture
5 19 (9.69%) Change Control
6 16 (8.16%) Information Security
7 15 (7.65%) Project Management
7 15 (7.65%) Risk Management
8 14 (7.14%) Network Management
9 13 (6.63%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.63%) Network Design
9 13 (6.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (5.10%) Business Continuity
12 10 (5.10%) Data Protection
12 10 (5.10%) High Availability
12 10 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (5.10%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.08%) Tcl
2 2 (1.02%) Perl
2 2 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) C++
3 1 (0.51%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) PHP
3 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (37.76%) CCNP
3 20 (10.20%) CCIE
3 20 (10.20%) CCNA
4 13 (6.63%) CISSP
5 12 (6.12%) CCDP
5 12 (6.12%) CISM
6 7 (3.57%) Degree
7 6 (3.06%) CCSE
7 6 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.55%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.04%) CCDE
9 4 (2.04%) HP APS
9 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.53%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.53%) MCITP
10 3 (1.53%) MCSE
10 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.02%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.31%) PMO
2 23 (11.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.61%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.06%) GDPR
6 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.53%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.02%) iptables
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Docker
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.06%) QRadar
2 6 (3.06%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (2.04%) SmoothWall
4 3 (1.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.02%) SELinux
6 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (62.76%) Cisco
2 89 (45.41%) CheckPoint
3 57 (29.08%) Juniper
4 54 (27.55%) Palo Alto
5 46 (23.47%) F5
6 31 (15.82%) Fortinet
7 29 (14.80%) Sourcefire
8 28 (14.29%) VMware
9 17 (8.67%) Aruba
10 15 (7.65%) HP
11 14 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
13 10 (5.10%) Symantec
14 9 (4.59%) Citrix
15 8 (4.08%) FireEye
15 8 (4.08%) McAfee
16 7 (3.57%) Blue Coat
16 7 (3.57%) Meraki
17 6 (3.06%) Tripwire
18 4 (2.04%) NetApp