Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Specialist was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Specialist
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 275 288
Rank change year-on-year +40 +13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Specialist 28 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.052% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.053% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 28
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% -5.26%
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6547 7529 9094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5520 6499 7352
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,275 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Network Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Network Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Specialist in West Yorkshire

Network Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Specialist in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Network Specialist in West Yorkshire

Network Specialist
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Specialist in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Specialist in West Yorkshire

Network Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds +36 18 £40,000 - 2
Bradford - 10 £39,000 -
Network Specialist
Yorkshire

Network Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Network Specialist 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Network Specialist in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (46.43%) OSPF
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
4 13 (46.43%) Brocade
5 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (42.86%) WAN
5 12 (42.86%) CCNP
5 12 (42.86%) CCNA
5 12 (42.86%) Juniper
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
7 9 (32.14%) Wireless
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (25.00%) Network Security
9 7 (25.00%) DHCP
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) VPN
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 7 (25.00%) SSL
9 7 (25.00%) WLAN
9 7 (25.00%) BGP
9 7 (25.00%) IPsec
9 7 (25.00%) MPLS
9 7 (25.00%) VLAN
10 6 (21.43%) EIGRP

Network Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 13 (46.43%) OSPF
4 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 12 (42.86%) WAN
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 7 (25.00%) BGP
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) IPsec
7 7 (25.00%) MPLS
7 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 7 (25.00%) SSL
7 7 (25.00%) VLAN
7 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) WLAN
8 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (21.43%) Fault Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Network Design
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CCSE
4 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
5 2 (7.14%) CCDA
5 2 (7.14%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) CREST Certified
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) Master's Degree
5 2 (7.14%) SSCP
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Brocade
3 12 (42.86%) Juniper
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Avaya
5 6 (21.43%) Dell
6 5 (17.86%) Aruba
6 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 5 (17.86%) F5
6 5 (17.86%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (10.71%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (10.71%) Meraki
8 2 (7.14%) Qualys