Period
to 16 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £63,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 880 956 1016
Rank change year-on-year +76 +60 -205
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 127 168 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 99 136 148
UK median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £49,500 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +14.29%

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 116,944 144,401 169,611
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.90% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 93,656 115,495 138,924
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Consultant in the UK

Network Consultant
Top 12 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 16 February 2020. 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 +85 115 £65,000 +8.33% 21
UK excluding London +79 73 £65,000 +13.04% 15
London +57 43 £67,500 +8.00% 6
South West +41 24 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South East +65 21 £70,000 +21.74% 4
East of England +71 10 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Midlands +28 9 £59,250 +24.74% 1
West Midlands +27 9 £59,250 +24.74% 1
North of England +50 8 £50,000 -6.98% 2
Yorkshire +38 6 £50,000 -4.31%
North West +42 2 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Wales -2 1 £32,500 -

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 96 (75.59%) Cisco
2 92 (72.44%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (64.57%) WAN
4 69 (54.33%) Network Security
5 67 (52.76%) CCNP
5 67 (52.76%) Firewall
6 66 (51.97%) LAN
7 59 (46.46%) Presales
8 49 (38.58%) Wireless
9 43 (33.86%) Data Centre
10 37 (29.13%) Meraki
11 36 (28.35%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (26.77%) Network Design
13 33 (25.98%) MPLS
14 29 (22.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (22.05%) CheckPoint
15 28 (22.05%) CCIE
15 28 (22.05%) Cisco Firepower
16 27 (21.26%) Azure
17 25 (19.69%) Cisco ISE
18 24 (18.90%) AWS
18 24 (18.90%) VPN
18 24 (18.90%) BGP
19 23 (18.11%) OSPF
19 23 (18.11%) CCDP
19 23 (18.11%) VMware
20 22 (17.32%) Network Monitoring
21 21 (16.54%) CCNA
21 21 (16.54%) Juniper
21 21 (16.54%) Palo Alto

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 14 (11.02%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.26%) Azure
2 24 (18.90%) AWS
3 10 (7.87%) OpenShift
4 6 (4.72%) GCP
5 4 (3.15%) G Suite
5 4 (3.15%) Office 365
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 82 (64.57%) WAN
2 69 (54.33%) Network Security
3 67 (52.76%) Firewall
4 66 (51.97%) LAN
5 49 (38.58%) Wireless
6 36 (28.35%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (25.98%) MPLS
8 29 (22.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (22.05%) Cisco Firepower
10 25 (19.69%) Cisco ISE
11 24 (18.90%) BGP
11 24 (18.90%) VPN
12 23 (18.11%) OSPF
13 20 (15.75%) WLAN
14 16 (12.60%) VLAN
15 14 (11.02%) Skype
15 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
16 13 (10.24%) Internet
16 13 (10.24%) IPsec
17 11 (8.66%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.15%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Military
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.15%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) CCTV
6 2 (1.57%) Clustering
6 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.15%) CatOS
1 4 (3.15%) Linux
2 3 (2.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.79%) Unix
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) Presales
2 34 (26.77%) Network Design
3 22 (17.32%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (13.39%) Network Virtualisation
6 16 (12.60%) Mentoring
6 16 (12.60%) Network Architecture
7 15 (11.81%) DDoS Mitigation
7 15 (11.81%) Technical Leadership
8 13 (10.24%) Load Balancing
9 11 (8.66%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 10 (7.87%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.51%) DNA
11 7 (5.51%) Project Delivery
12 6 (4.72%) Analytics
12 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.72%) Service Management
13 5 (3.94%) Information Security
13 5 (3.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.57%) C
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (72.44%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (52.76%) CCNP
3 28 (22.05%) CCIE
4 23 (18.11%) CCDP
5 21 (16.54%) CCNA
6 16 (12.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 10 (7.87%) CCSE
8 6 (4.72%) Degree
9 5 (3.94%) CCIE Security
9 5 (3.94%) CCSA
9 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.57%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.57%) CISM
10 2 (1.57%) CISSP
10 2 (1.57%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.79%) CCA
11 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.79%) GIAC
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.87%) Docker
3 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.36%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.36%) XenApp
5 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.79%) UAG
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (9.45%) vCenter Server
3 10 (7.87%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.51%) FortiGate
4 7 (5.51%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) CASB
5 1 (0.79%) Ionix
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.79%) WMI
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (75.59%) Cisco
2 37 (29.13%) Meraki
3 28 (22.05%) CheckPoint
4 23 (18.11%) VMware
5 21 (16.54%) Juniper
5 21 (16.54%) Palo Alto
6 17 (13.39%) SolarWinds
7 11 (8.66%) Aruba
8 8 (6.30%) F5
8 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.51%) IronPort
10 6 (4.72%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.94%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (3.15%) Google
12 4 (3.15%) NETGEAR
13 3 (2.36%) Citrix
13 3 (2.36%) EMC
13 3 (2.36%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.57%) CA
14 2 (1.57%) IBM