The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 196 216 191
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 29 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.31% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 31
Average salary £40,000 £46,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% +24.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £49,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-1.49% -7.58%
Network Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Network Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Network Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Reading +16 16 £45,000 -1.09%
Slough +3 8 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Bracknell - 2 £33,500 -
Maidenhead +4 1 - -
Network Support
South East

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 20 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (36.00%) Cisco
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (32.00%) VPN
5 14 (28.00%) Broadband
5 14 (28.00%) Firewall
6 11 (22.00%) Ethernet
6 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) CCNA
6 11 (22.00%) MPLS
7 10 (20.00%) VoIP
7 10 (20.00%) CCNP
7 10 (20.00%) Wireless
8 9 (18.00%) UNIX
8 9 (18.00%) WAN
9 8 (16.00%) LAN
9 8 (16.00%) SLA
9 8 (16.00%) Avaya
10 7 (14.00%) Linux
10 7 (14.00%) ATM
10 7 (14.00%) SSL
10 7 (14.00%) Back Office
10 7 (14.00%) IPsec
11 6 (12.00%) SQL
11 6 (12.00%) ITIL
11 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.00%) WLAN
11 6 (12.00%) PPP
11 6 (12.00%) CCIE
11 6 (12.00%) Internet

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) VPN
2 14 (28.00%) Broadband
2 14 (28.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (22.00%) MPLS
4 10 (20.00%) VoIP
4 10 (20.00%) Wireless
5 9 (18.00%) WAN
6 8 (16.00%) LAN
7 7 (14.00%) SSL
7 7 (14.00%) ATM
7 7 (14.00%) IPsec
8 6 (12.00%) xDSL
8 6 (12.00%) Internet
8 6 (12.00%) L2TP
8 6 (12.00%) WLAN
8 6 (12.00%) PPP
9 4 (8.00%) OSPF
9 4 (8.00%) BGP
9 4 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Back Office
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Smartphone
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) UNIX
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Change Management
2 5 (10.00%) OpenUP
2 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.00%) System Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.00%) Network Management
4 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.00%) Line Management
4 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.00%) CCNA
3 10 (20.00%) CCNP
4 6 (12.00%) CCIE
5 5 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 5 (10.00%) SCSA
5 5 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) CCVP
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Avaya
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Sun
4 5 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Veritas
4 5 (10.00%) BT
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Sybase
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) F5
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
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