Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 814 1050 975
Rank change year-on-year +236 -75 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 264 115 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.073% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 193 101 158
UK median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £49,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £68,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +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 131,018 156,893 167,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104,525 126,399 133,879
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +236 238 £65,000 +1.96% 18
UK excluding London +146 141 £60,000 -7.69% 13
London +131 104 £67,500 +8.00% 5
South East +45 47 £66,000 -5.71% 3
East of England +102 46 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North of England +33 18 £65,000 +14.04% 3
Midlands +29 15 £55,000 +2.33% 3
West Midlands +28 13 £55,000 +2.33% 2
North West +51 10 £72,000 +84.62%
South West +16 9 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire +10 7 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Scotland - 4 £72,500 -
Wales +6 2 £38,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 - 1
North East - 1 - - 1

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 184 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (65.53%) Cisco
3 153 (57.95%) CCNP
4 144 (54.55%) Firewall
5 136 (51.52%) Network Security
6 132 (50.00%) LAN
7 125 (47.35%) WAN
8 104 (39.39%) Data Centre
9 97 (36.74%) Presales
10 87 (32.95%) Network Design
11 73 (27.65%) WLAN
11 73 (27.65%) CCNA
12 71 (26.89%) VPN
13 69 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (26.14%) Palo Alto
13 69 (26.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 68 (25.76%) MPLS
15 65 (24.62%) CheckPoint
16 62 (23.48%) Azure
17 61 (23.11%) Juniper
18 60 (22.73%) AWS
19 59 (22.35%) Wireless
20 56 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
21 55 (20.83%) OSPF
22 53 (20.08%) Internet
23 52 (19.70%) BGP
24 50 (18.94%) CCIE
25 46 (17.42%) Skype for Business
25 46 (17.42%) Skype
26 45 (17.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 46 (17.42%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.48%) Azure
2 60 (22.73%) AWS
3 17 (6.44%) OpenShift
4 9 (3.41%) Office 365
5 6 (2.27%) GCP
6 4 (1.52%) G Suite
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 144 (54.55%) Firewall
2 136 (51.52%) Network Security
3 132 (50.00%) LAN
4 125 (47.35%) WAN
5 73 (27.65%) WLAN
6 71 (26.89%) VPN
7 69 (26.14%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (26.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 68 (25.76%) MPLS
9 59 (22.35%) Wireless
10 55 (20.83%) OSPF
11 53 (20.08%) Internet
12 52 (19.70%) BGP
13 46 (17.42%) Skype
14 36 (13.64%) Cisco Firepower
15 33 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 27 (10.23%) IPsec
17 24 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
18 22 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
19 20 (7.58%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
General
1 38 (14.39%) Public Sector
2 19 (7.20%) Finance
3 14 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.03%) Retail
6 7 (2.65%) Legal
7 5 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.14%) Law
9 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.76%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 45 (17.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.41%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.65%) CCTV
5 7 (2.65%) NHS
6 6 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.52%) User Experience
9 3 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.76%) Clustering
10 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.38%) PKI
11 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.55%) Windows
2 11 (4.17%) Linux
3 8 (3.03%) Unix
4 4 (1.52%) CatOS
5 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.74%) Presales
2 87 (32.95%) Network Design
3 56 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
4 43 (16.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 43 (16.29%) Service Management
5 41 (15.53%) ITIL
6 37 (14.02%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (10.61%) Business Development
8 26 (9.85%) Network Architecture
9 23 (8.71%) TOGAF
10 22 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
10 22 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 22 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
11 19 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (6.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 17 (6.44%) Project Delivery
13 15 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (5.68%) DNA
14 14 (5.30%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.79%) C
2 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.14%) Perl
3 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 184 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (57.95%) CCNP
3 73 (27.65%) CCNA
4 50 (18.94%) CCIE
5 39 (14.77%) Degree
6 25 (9.47%) CCDP
6 25 (9.47%) SC Cleared
6 25 (9.47%) Security Cleared
7 23 (8.71%) CCSE
8 15 (5.68%) JNCIA
9 14 (5.30%) JNCIS
10 13 (4.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 9 (3.41%) CCSA
12 8 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.52%) CISSP
14 3 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.76%) CCDA
15 2 (0.76%) CISM
15 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (9.09%) SLA
2 23 (8.71%) PCI DSS
3 22 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 22 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 22 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.14%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.44%) Docker
3 6 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.89%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.76%) XenApp
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.38%) Squid
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) UAG
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (7.58%) Stealthwatch
2 18 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (6.44%) Kubernetes
4 11 (4.17%) CASB
4 11 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (2.65%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.14%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.76%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (65.53%) Cisco
2 69 (26.14%) Palo Alto
3 65 (24.62%) CheckPoint
4 61 (23.11%) Juniper
5 39 (14.77%) VMware
6 23 (8.71%) Dell
6 23 (8.71%) Meraki
7 21 (7.95%) Aruba
8 19 (7.20%) Microsoft
9 16 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
10 15 (5.68%) HP
11 14 (5.30%) NetApp
12 13 (4.92%) McAfee
12 13 (4.92%) Symantec
13 11 (4.17%) F5
13 11 (4.17%) Fortinet
13 11 (4.17%) Huawei
13 11 (4.17%) Trend Micro
14 10 (3.79%) EMC
15 9 (3.41%) IronPort