Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 958 889 958
Rank change year-on-year -69 +69 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 231 353 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 150 244 320
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,550 £71,375 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -23 220 £55,000 +4.76% 5
UK excluding London -34 147 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London -14 75 £60,000 +6.67% 1
South East +4 51 £51,250 +2.50% 2
East of England +16 45 £60,000 +2.13% 1
North of England 0 24 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire +41 19 £47,500 +35.71%
Midlands +27 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +16 12 £55,000 +17.02%
Scotland -56 6 £65,000 +30.00%
East Midlands - 5 £60,000 - 1
South West +6 4 £52,500 +16.67%
North West -38 4 £37,500 -31.82%
North East - 1 - -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Network Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 143 (61.90%) Cisco
2 120 (51.95%) Firewall
3 102 (44.16%) WAN
4 100 (43.29%) LAN
5 98 (42.42%) Network Security
6 90 (38.96%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (35.50%) CheckPoint
8 80 (34.63%) CCNP
9 70 (30.30%) Juniper
10 65 (28.14%) Presales
11 51 (22.08%) Load Balancing
11 51 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (21.21%) Palo Alto
13 47 (20.35%) BGP
14 46 (19.91%) OSPF
14 46 (19.91%) ITIL
15 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 42 (18.18%) VPN
16 41 (17.75%) Data Centre
17 39 (16.88%) F5
18 38 (16.45%) Wireless
19 36 (15.58%) Microsoft
20 33 (14.29%) MPLS
20 33 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
21 32 (13.85%) Network Design
22 29 (12.55%) Finance
22 29 (12.55%) DNS
23 28 (12.12%) CCDP
23 28 (12.12%) Windows
23 28 (12.12%) Internet

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 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.73%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) G Suite
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 120 (51.95%) Firewall
2 102 (44.16%) WAN
3 100 (43.29%) LAN
4 98 (42.42%) Network Security
5 51 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (20.35%) BGP
7 46 (19.91%) OSPF
8 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 42 (18.18%) VPN
9 38 (16.45%) Wireless
10 33 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (14.29%) MPLS
11 29 (12.55%) DNS
12 28 (12.12%) Internet
13 27 (11.69%) Cisco ISE
14 20 (8.66%) Spanning Tree
15 17 (7.36%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (6.93%) Intranet
17 14 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless
18 13 (5.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.73%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (12.55%) Finance
2 19 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.79%) Law
4 12 (5.19%) Marketing
5 5 (2.16%) Electronics
6 4 (1.73%) Banking
6 4 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.46%) Web Services
2 2 (0.87%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.75%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.49%) Driving Licence
3 14 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.76%) Blog
5 7 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.73%) CMDB
7 4 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.43%) IVR
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.12%) Windows
2 21 (9.09%) Unix
3 20 (8.66%) Linux
4 6 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.14%) Presales
2 51 (22.08%) Load Balancing
3 46 (19.91%) ITIL
4 32 (13.85%) Network Design
5 22 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (8.66%) Information Security
7 17 (7.36%) Mentoring
8 16 (6.93%) Change Management
9 15 (6.49%) Change Control
9 15 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (5.19%) Business Continuity
11 12 (5.19%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (5.19%) Data Protection
11 12 (5.19%) High Availability
11 12 (5.19%) Performance Improvement
11 12 (5.19%) Security Architecture
12 11 (4.76%) Network Management
12 11 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (4.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.33%) Tcl
2 3 (1.30%) Perl
2 3 (1.30%) SQL
3 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.87%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) C++
4 1 (0.43%) Java
4 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (38.96%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (34.63%) CCNP
3 28 (12.12%) CCDP
4 26 (11.26%) CCSE
5 24 (10.39%) CCNA
6 19 (8.23%) CISSP
6 19 (8.23%) JNCIP
7 18 (7.79%) CCIE
7 18 (7.79%) CISM
8 16 (6.93%) Degree
9 6 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.60%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.16%) CCSA
10 5 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.16%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.73%) CCDE
11 4 (1.73%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.09%) PMO
2 15 (6.49%) GDPR
3 12 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.16%) SLA
6 4 (1.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.60%) vSphere
4 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.87%) iptables
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.03%) Nagios
2 6 (2.60%) SCOM
3 4 (1.73%) QRadar
3 4 (1.73%) SmoothWall
3 4 (1.73%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.30%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.30%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.87%) Ansible
5 2 (0.87%) SELinux
5 2 (0.87%) vRealize
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 143 (61.90%) Cisco
2 82 (35.50%) CheckPoint
3 70 (30.30%) Juniper
4 49 (21.21%) Palo Alto
5 39 (16.88%) F5
6 36 (15.58%) Microsoft
7 27 (11.69%) Fortinet
8 25 (10.82%) HP
9 24 (10.39%) VMware
10 20 (8.66%) Aruba
11 13 (5.63%) Sourcefire
12 10 (4.33%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.90%) Citrix
13 9 (3.90%) Extreme Networks
14 7 (3.03%) Meraki
14 7 (3.03%) NetApp
15 6 (2.60%) Blue Coat
16 4 (1.73%) ProCurve
16 4 (1.73%) Tripwire
17 3 (1.30%) Proofpoint