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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 79 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 20 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.67% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -3.52%
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
1153 981 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.49% 94.69% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 986 892 845
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +3 15 £27,500 -22.53% 2
Shefford - 3 - - 1
Network Support
East of England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (84.62%) Firewall
2 42 (80.77%) VMware
3 41 (78.85%) Windows
3 41 (78.85%) SAN
3 41 (78.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (76.92%) Lotus
4 40 (76.92%) Citrix
5 39 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
5 39 (75.00%) WAN
6 38 (73.08%) VPN
6 38 (73.08%) LAN
7 37 (71.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (71.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 35 (67.31%) Wi-Fi
8 35 (67.31%) Backup Exec
8 35 (67.31%) McAfee
8 35 (67.31%) Blackberry
8 35 (67.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 35 (67.31%) Clearswift
8 35 (67.31%) Symantec
8 35 (67.31%) DNS
8 35 (67.31%) VMS
8 35 (67.31%) DHCP
8 35 (67.31%) MCSE
8 35 (67.31%) SecurID
8 35 (67.31%) Android
8 35 (67.31%) vSphere
8 35 (67.31%) McAfee ePO
8 35 (67.31%) Windows Phone 8

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
2 35 (67.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 20 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 44 (84.62%) Firewall
2 41 (78.85%) SAN
3 39 (75.00%) WAN
4 38 (73.08%) VPN
4 38 (73.08%) LAN
5 35 (67.31%) Wi-Fi
5 35 (67.31%) DNS
5 35 (67.31%) DHCP
6 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.69%) Internet
8 3 (5.77%) Network Security
8 3 (5.77%) MPLS
9 1 (1.92%) OSPF
9 1 (1.92%) BGP
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 35 (67.31%) Blackberry
1 35 (67.31%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
1 41 (78.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (71.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (67.31%) VMS
3 35 (67.31%) Android
3 35 (67.31%) Windows Phone 8
3 35 (67.31%) Windows Phone
4 22 (42.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.69%) Project Management
2 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (1.92%) Change Control
4 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.92%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (67.31%) MCSE
3 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (21.15%) CCNA
5 6 (11.54%) CCSA
5 6 (11.54%) Degree
6 5 (9.62%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (7.69%) CCDA
7 4 (7.69%) MCITP
8 3 (5.77%) CCSE
8 3 (5.77%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (5.77%) CCNP
8 3 (5.77%) CCDP
9 1 (1.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (71.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 35 (67.31%) vSphere
3 18 (34.62%) XenApp
4 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (67.31%) Backup Exec
1 35 (67.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) VMware
2 40 (76.92%) Lotus
2 40 (76.92%) Citrix
3 35 (67.31%) McAfee
3 35 (67.31%) Clearswift
3 35 (67.31%) Symantec
4 12 (23.08%) Cisco
5 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
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