Period
to 17 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 771 1045 916
Rank change year-on-year +274 -129 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 326 150 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.089% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 254 123 185
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,050 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +5.26%

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 139,546 169,173 170,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.21% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 111,443 136,869 139,709
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Consultant in the UK

Network Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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 +237 280 £65,000 +8.33% 28
UK excluding London +134 158 £60,000 - 21
London +171 134 £67,500 +8.00% 7
East of England +125 56 £60,000 - 4
South East +61 51 £70,000 - 7
North of England +39 19 £52,500 -
Midlands +18 12 £51,000 -2.86% 7
Scotland +23 11 £77,500 -
West Midlands +14 10 £51,000 -2.86% 6
North West +32 9 £65,000 +42.08%
Yorkshire +18 8 £52,000 -1.89%
South West -10 8 £60,000 -7.69% 3
East Midlands +33 2 £60,000 +14.29% 1
North East - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 240 (73.62%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (71.47%) Cisco
3 210 (64.42%) CCNP
4 173 (53.07%) Firewall
5 143 (43.87%) Network Security
6 133 (40.80%) Presales
7 126 (38.65%) LAN
8 120 (36.81%) WAN
9 116 (35.58%) Cisco ASA
10 114 (34.97%) Wireless
10 114 (34.97%) Data Centre
11 106 (32.52%) CCNA
12 104 (31.90%) CCIE
13 101 (30.98%) CheckPoint
14 96 (29.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 93 (28.53%) Palo Alto
16 87 (26.69%) Network Design
17 78 (23.93%) Juniper
18 77 (23.62%) WLAN
19 71 (21.78%) VPN
20 70 (21.47%) Cisco Firepower
21 63 (19.33%) MPLS
22 61 (18.71%) Network Monitoring
23 58 (17.79%) Cisco Wireless
24 57 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
25 55 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
26 54 (16.56%) DNA
27 52 (15.95%) Internet
28 49 (15.03%) ITIL
28 49 (15.03%) Cisco Prime

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 42 (12.88%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.53%) IIS
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.83%) OpenShift
4 11 (3.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 173 (53.07%) Firewall
2 143 (43.87%) Network Security
3 126 (38.65%) LAN
4 120 (36.81%) WAN
5 116 (35.58%) Cisco ASA
6 114 (34.97%) Wireless
7 96 (29.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 77 (23.62%) WLAN
9 71 (21.78%) VPN
10 70 (21.47%) Cisco Firepower
11 63 (19.33%) MPLS
12 58 (17.79%) Cisco Wireless
13 52 (15.95%) Internet
14 49 (15.03%) Cisco ISE
15 46 (14.11%) OSPF
16 42 (12.88%) Skype
17 39 (11.96%) BGP
18 29 (8.90%) Wireless Security
19 27 (8.28%) VoIP
20 26 (7.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.53%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.53%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (6.75%) Manufacturing
2 20 (6.13%) Finance
3 16 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.84%) Electronics
4 6 (1.84%) Marketing
5 5 (1.53%) Legal
5 5 (1.53%) Retail
6 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.92%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.92%) XML
2 2 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (34.97%) Data Centre
2 43 (13.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.84%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.84%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.53%) CCTV
6 5 (1.53%) NHS
7 4 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.31%) Blog
8 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.31%) PKI
8 1 (0.31%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.20%) Windows
2 14 (4.29%) Unix
3 11 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.07%) Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (40.80%) Presales
2 87 (26.69%) Network Design
3 61 (18.71%) Network Monitoring
4 54 (16.56%) DNA
5 49 (15.03%) ITIL
6 41 (12.58%) Service Management
7 40 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (12.27%) DDoS Mitigation
8 35 (10.74%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (10.43%) Network Architecture
10 30 (9.20%) Service Design
11 27 (8.28%) Business Development
11 27 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
12 23 (7.06%) GAP Analysis
12 23 (7.06%) Technical Leadership
13 22 (6.75%) Time Management
14 21 (6.44%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.44%) TOGAF
15 20 (6.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.68%) SQL
2 10 (3.07%) C
3 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.31%) Java
5 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 240 (73.62%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (64.42%) CCNP
3 106 (32.52%) CCNA
4 104 (31.90%) CCIE
5 40 (12.27%) Degree
6 27 (8.28%) Security Cleared
7 25 (7.67%) CCDP
8 24 (7.36%) SC Cleared
9 20 (6.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 15 (4.60%) JNCIS
11 12 (3.68%) JNCIA
12 10 (3.07%) CCSE
13 8 (2.45%) CISSP
14 6 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.53%) CCDA
15 5 (1.53%) CCSA
16 4 (1.23%) CGEIT
16 4 (1.23%) MCSA
16 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (1.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.67%) PCI DSS
3 23 (7.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 23 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 23 (7.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (6.13%) SLA
5 6 (1.84%) QA
6 2 (0.61%) GDPR
6 2 (0.61%) PMO
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.13%) Docker
3 14 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.23%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.92%) vSphere
7 3 (0.92%) XenApp
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) Squid
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (15.03%) Cisco Prime
2 31 (9.51%) Stealthwatch
3 20 (6.13%) Kubernetes
4 13 (3.99%) CASB
4 13 (3.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (2.45%) FortiGate
6 7 (2.15%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.23%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.61%) Nagios
9 1 (0.31%) Ansible
9 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.31%) Puppet
9 1 (0.31%) vRealize
9 1 (0.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 233 (71.47%) Cisco
2 101 (30.98%) CheckPoint
3 93 (28.53%) Palo Alto
4 78 (23.93%) Juniper
5 46 (14.11%) VMware
6 31 (9.51%) Huawei
7 29 (8.90%) HP
8 28 (8.59%) Aruba
9 27 (8.28%) Dell
10 26 (7.98%) Microsoft
11 25 (7.67%) Meraki
12 23 (7.06%) F5
13 21 (6.44%) IronPort
13 21 (6.44%) NetApp
14 18 (5.52%) Fortinet
15 16 (4.91%) EMC
15 16 (4.91%) Extreme Networks
15 16 (4.91%) McAfee
16 13 (3.99%) Symantec
16 13 (3.99%) Trend Micro