Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1014 955 885
Rank change year-on-year -59 -70 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 127 235 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 109 153 249
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £68,600 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.91% +10.00% -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 156,168 172,304 181,848
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,823 138,196 152,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +4.94%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -54 122 £62,500 +13.64% 35
London +44 64 £62,500 +4.17% 19
UK excluding London -54 59 £63,750 +15.91% 17
South East -2 29 £65,000 +30.00% 5
West Midlands +42 10 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Midlands +21 10 £52,500 -4.55% 1
South West +8 10 £70,000 +33.33% 3
East of England -13 6 £55,000 -4.35% 3
North of England +22 4 £65,000 +44.44% 4
North West +3 2 £52,000 +38.67% 3
Wales - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £75,000 +57.89%
North East +2 1 - - 1

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 111 (87.40%) Cisco
2 81 (63.78%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (62.99%) Firewall
4 62 (48.82%) Network Security
5 60 (47.24%) CCNP
6 59 (46.46%) WAN
7 53 (41.73%) LAN
8 46 (36.22%) Juniper
8 46 (36.22%) F5
9 45 (35.43%) CheckPoint
9 45 (35.43%) Wireless
10 42 (33.07%) Data Centre
11 38 (29.92%) Palo Alto
12 37 (29.13%) MPLS
13 36 (28.35%) CCIE
13 36 (28.35%) Presales
14 35 (27.56%) OSPF
15 34 (26.77%) BGP
16 33 (25.98%) Fortinet
16 33 (25.98%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (20.47%) CCNA
17 26 (20.47%) VPN
18 25 (19.69%) Retail
19 24 (18.90%) VMware
20 23 (18.11%) Cisco Firepower
21 22 (17.32%) Load Balancing
21 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
23 19 (14.96%) Finance
24 18 (14.17%) VoIP

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 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.15%) Route 53
3 4 (3.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) OpenDNS
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.57%) Office 365
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (62.99%) Firewall
2 62 (48.82%) Network Security
3 59 (46.46%) WAN
4 53 (41.73%) LAN
5 45 (35.43%) Wireless
6 37 (29.13%) MPLS
7 35 (27.56%) OSPF
8 34 (26.77%) BGP
9 33 (25.98%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (20.47%) VPN
11 23 (18.11%) Cisco Firepower
12 18 (14.17%) Cisco Wireless
12 18 (14.17%) VoIP
13 17 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (13.39%) IPsec
14 15 (11.81%) WLAN
15 14 (11.02%) Cisco ISE
16 13 (10.24%) EIGRP
17 12 (9.45%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (8.66%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) AppScan
General
1 25 (19.69%) Retail
2 19 (14.96%) Finance
3 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.51%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) COM
1 4 (3.15%) Web Services
2 3 (2.36%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.57%) CGI
3 2 (1.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.07%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.09%) NHS
4 7 (5.51%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.51%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.36%) PKI
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Windows
2 10 (7.87%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) Presales
2 22 (17.32%) Load Balancing
3 17 (13.39%) Network Design
4 14 (11.02%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (10.24%) Identity Access Management
6 12 (9.45%) Network Virtualisation
7 10 (7.87%) Change Control
8 9 (7.09%) ITIL
8 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.09%) Network Architecture
8 9 (7.09%) Network Management
9 7 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.51%) Time Management
9 7 (5.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (5.51%) Web Filtering
10 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.72%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (4.72%) Logistics
10 6 (4.72%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) Perl
1 4 (3.15%) Python
2 3 (2.36%) C
3 1 (0.79%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 81 (63.78%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (47.24%) CCNP
3 36 (28.35%) CCIE
4 26 (20.47%) CCNA
5 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.09%) JNCIS
6 9 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.30%) CISSP
7 8 (6.30%) JNCIE
7 8 (6.30%) JNCIP
7 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.72%) CISM
9 5 (3.94%) CCDA
10 4 (3.15%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (3.15%) CCSA
10 4 (3.15%) CISA
10 4 (3.15%) Degree
10 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.15%) VCP6
11 3 (2.36%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.66%) SLA
3 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.57%) QA
6 1 (0.79%) GDPR
6 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.09%) ProxySG
4 7 (5.51%) VMware NSX
5 4 (3.15%) Docker
6 3 (2.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Cisco Prime
1 13 (10.24%) FortiGate
2 10 (7.87%) Nessus
3 7 (5.51%) QRadar
3 7 (5.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.15%) Ansible
5 4 (3.15%) CASB
5 4 (3.15%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.15%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.79%) Nmap
7 1 (0.79%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.79%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.79%) SCSM
7 1 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 111 (87.40%) Cisco
2 46 (36.22%) F5
2 46 (36.22%) Juniper
3 45 (35.43%) CheckPoint
4 38 (29.92%) Palo Alto
5 33 (25.98%) Fortinet
6 24 (18.90%) VMware
7 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
8 18 (14.17%) SolarWinds
9 15 (11.81%) Blue Coat
9 15 (11.81%) HP
9 15 (11.81%) Meraki
10 10 (7.87%) McAfee
11 9 (7.09%) IronPort
11 9 (7.09%) Zscaler
12 7 (5.51%) Tripwire
13 6 (4.72%) FireEye
14 5 (3.94%) Dell
14 5 (3.94%) Qualys
14 5 (3.94%) Symantec