Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 978 995 826
Rank change year-on-year +17 -169 +156
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 140 185 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 112 131 234
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -8.70%
10th Percentile £45,125 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -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 143,426 166,518 170,931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,631 135,294 142,300
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 +21 123 £60,000 - 54
UK excluding London +28 65 £60,000 - 34
London +44 60 £62,500 +4.17% 22
South East +31 29 £57,500 -4.17% 13
South West +22 13 £62,500 +19.05% 6
West Midlands +41 10 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Midlands +20 10 £47,500 -20.83% 7
East of England +5 6 £55,000 -12.00% 1
North of England +31 4 £70,000 +40.00% 5
North East - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1
North West +29 1 £65,000 +26.83% 3
Yorkshire +22 1 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland +8 1 - - 1

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 119 (85.00%) Cisco
2 90 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (55.00%) Firewall
4 65 (46.43%) CCNP
5 64 (45.71%) Network Security
6 54 (38.57%) WAN
7 49 (35.00%) Palo Alto
8 47 (33.57%) Wireless
9 46 (32.86%) Juniper
9 46 (32.86%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (32.14%) LAN
10 45 (32.14%) Presales
11 42 (30.00%) CCIE
12 40 (28.57%) CheckPoint
13 39 (27.86%) Data Centre
14 36 (25.71%) Cisco Firepower
15 31 (22.14%) Fortinet
16 29 (20.71%) MPLS
17 28 (20.00%) BGP
17 28 (20.00%) F5
17 28 (20.00%) Meraki
18 25 (17.86%) CCNA
19 23 (16.43%) OSPF
19 23 (16.43%) Cisco Nexus
20 22 (15.71%) VMware
20 22 (15.71%) Network Design
21 21 (15.00%) Telecoms
21 21 (15.00%) VPN
22 19 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 18 (12.86%) Cisco ISE

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 4 (2.86%) IIS
2 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.14%) OpenDNS
3 3 (2.14%) Route 53
3 3 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (55.00%) Firewall
2 64 (45.71%) Network Security
3 54 (38.57%) WAN
4 47 (33.57%) Wireless
5 46 (32.86%) Cisco ASA
6 45 (32.14%) LAN
7 36 (25.71%) Cisco Firepower
8 29 (20.71%) MPLS
9 28 (20.00%) BGP
10 23 (16.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (16.43%) OSPF
11 21 (15.00%) VPN
12 18 (12.86%) Cisco ISE
12 18 (12.86%) IPsec
12 18 (12.86%) WLAN
13 17 (12.14%) Cisco Wireless
14 14 (10.00%) VoIP
15 12 (8.57%) DHCP
15 12 (8.57%) SNMP
15 12 (8.57%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) Big Data
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.86%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.71%) Finance
3 14 (10.00%) Retail
4 8 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.86%) Electronics
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.43%) CGI
2 2 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.14%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.14%) NHS
6 3 (2.14%) PKI
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) PMI
8 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) Presales
2 22 (15.71%) Network Design
3 14 (10.00%) Change Control
4 13 (9.29%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
4 13 (9.29%) Network Virtualisation
5 12 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (7.86%) ITIL
7 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (6.43%) Business Development
9 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (4.29%) Change Management
10 6 (4.29%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) SQL
2 3 (2.14%) C
2 3 (2.14%) Perl
2 3 (2.14%) Python
3 1 (0.71%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 90 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (46.43%) CCNP
3 42 (30.00%) CCIE
4 25 (17.86%) CCNA
5 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 9 (6.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 9 (6.43%) JNCIS
7 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.29%) Degree
10 5 (3.57%) CISSP
11 4 (2.86%) CCDA
11 4 (2.86%) CCIE Security
11 4 (2.86%) CCSA
11 4 (2.86%) CISM
11 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (2.14%) CCDP
12 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.86%) PMO
3 4 (2.86%) QA
4 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.43%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.00%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.14%) Docker
6 3 (2.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) XenApp
7 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.43%) FortiGate
2 9 (6.43%) Nessus
3 6 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.14%) Ansible
4 3 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.14%) Nagios
4 3 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.43%) CASB
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.71%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) SCSM
6 1 (0.71%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 119 (85.00%) Cisco
2 49 (35.00%) Palo Alto
3 46 (32.86%) Juniper
4 40 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 31 (22.14%) Fortinet
6 28 (20.00%) F5
6 28 (20.00%) Meraki
7 22 (15.71%) VMware
8 14 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 13 (9.29%) Aruba
10 12 (8.57%) Blue Coat
10 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.86%) Extreme Networks
11 11 (7.86%) McAfee
12 9 (6.43%) HP
12 9 (6.43%) IronPort
12 9 (6.43%) Zscaler
13 7 (5.00%) Dell
13 7 (5.00%) NetApp
13 7 (5.00%) Splunk