The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 82 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.53% 0.30% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.31% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 13
Average salary £33,750 £31,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% +34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £36,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.94%
Network Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
887 973 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.96% 96.72% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 800 855 1020
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Support in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support across the Bedfordshire region.

Network Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Network Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Support in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 28 (93.33%) VMware
3 27 (90.00%) SAN
4 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 20 (66.67%) Cisco
5 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
7 16 (53.33%) CCNA
8 14 (46.67%) Degree
9 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
10 12 (40.00%) LAN
10 12 (40.00%) WAN
11 10 (33.33%) VMS
11 10 (33.33%) DHCP
11 10 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
11 10 (33.33%) MCSE
11 10 (33.33%) VPN
11 10 (33.33%) DNS
11 10 (33.33%) Citrix
11 10 (33.33%) Lotus
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (33.33%) Clearswift
11 10 (33.33%) Symantec
11 10 (33.33%) McAfee
11 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
11 10 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (33.33%) Android

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Network Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 10 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (90.00%) SAN
3 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 10 (33.33%) DHCP
5 10 (33.33%) VPN
5 10 (33.33%) DNS
5 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (26.67%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 10 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 10 (33.33%) VMS
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (53.33%) CCNA
4 14 (46.67%) Degree
5 10 (33.33%) MCSE
6 7 (23.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCSA
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
3 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 10 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) Lotus
3 10 (33.33%) Symantec
3 10 (33.33%) McAfee
3 10 (33.33%) Clearswift
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint