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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 159 207 211
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 65 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
4914 5247 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.59% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3899 3731
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +24 37 £55,000 - 4
Bracknell - 19 £45,250 - 1
Slough +6 8 £42,500 -
Newbury +19 2 £42,000 - 1
Network Support
South East

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 80 (70.80%) Cisco
2 62 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (46.02%) Juniper
4 47 (41.59%) Firewall
5 40 (35.40%) CCNP
6 39 (34.51%) WAN
7 32 (28.32%) Telecoms
8 31 (27.43%) F5
9 27 (23.89%) Security Cleared
9 27 (23.89%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (23.89%) Finance
9 27 (23.89%) BGP
9 27 (23.89%) CCNA
10 26 (23.01%) Wireless
10 26 (23.01%) SC Cleared
11 25 (22.12%) Network Monitoring
11 25 (22.12%) MPLS
11 25 (22.12%) Linux
12 24 (21.24%) CheckPoint
13 23 (20.35%) OSPF
13 23 (20.35%) SLA
13 23 (20.35%) Network Management
14 21 (18.58%) CCIE
15 20 (17.70%) VPN
15 20 (17.70%) Nortel
15 20 (17.70%) Fault Management
16 19 (16.81%) Network Security
16 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
17 17 (15.04%) ITIL
18 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (1.77%) Apache
1 2 (1.77%) IIS
1 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.59%) Firewall
2 39 (34.51%) WAN
3 27 (23.89%) BGP
3 27 (23.89%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (23.01%) Wireless
5 25 (22.12%) MPLS
6 23 (20.35%) OSPF
7 20 (17.70%) VPN
8 19 (16.81%) Network Security
8 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
9 14 (12.39%) LAN
10 13 (11.50%) VLAN
11 12 (10.62%) Multicast
12 11 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (9.73%) IPsec
12 11 (9.73%) SSL
13 10 (8.85%) DNS
13 10 (8.85%) RIP
13 10 (8.85%) SAN
13 10 (8.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 32 (28.32%) Telecoms
2 27 (23.89%) Finance
3 13 (11.50%) Banking
4 11 (9.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.42%) Retail
6 4 (3.54%) French Language
7 3 (2.65%) Marketing
8 2 (1.77%) German Language
8 2 (1.77%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) ISPF
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.54%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.12%) Linux
2 15 (13.27%) Windows
3 11 (9.73%) Unix
4 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.65%) Solaris
5 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) HPUX
7 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (20.35%) Network Management
3 20 (17.70%) Fault Management
4 17 (15.04%) ITIL
5 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (7.08%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.42%) Change Management
9 5 (4.42%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.42%) Network Design
9 5 (4.42%) Network Planning
9 5 (4.42%) OpenUP
9 5 (4.42%) SIEM
10 4 (3.54%) Project Management
11 3 (2.65%) Presales
12 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.77%) Validation
13 1 (0.88%) Quality Management
13 1 (0.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) C
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Perl
3 2 (1.77%) Python
3 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (35.40%) CCNP
3 27 (23.89%) CCNA
3 27 (23.89%) Security Cleared
4 26 (23.01%) SC Cleared
5 21 (18.58%) CCIE
6 11 (9.73%) Degree
7 8 (7.08%) CEH
7 8 (7.08%) CISSP
7 8 (7.08%) SANS
8 7 (6.19%) CCIP
8 7 (6.19%) CCSP
9 6 (5.31%) CCSE
10 5 (4.42%) CCSA
11 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.65%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.88%) CCVP
12 1 (0.88%) GIAC
12 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.77%) Firmware
3 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Endace
2 7 (6.19%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (70.80%) Cisco
2 52 (46.02%) Juniper
3 31 (27.43%) F5
4 24 (21.24%) CheckPoint
5 20 (17.70%) Nortel
6 14 (12.39%) VMware
7 12 (10.62%) Brocade
7 12 (10.62%) Citrix
8 10 (8.85%) Blue Coat
9 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
9 9 (7.96%) NetScout
10 8 (7.08%) LogRhythm
11 6 (5.31%) HP
12 3 (2.65%) EMC
12 3 (2.65%) Oracle
12 3 (2.65%) Sybase
13 2 (1.77%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.77%) Meraki
14 1 (0.88%) Aruba
14 1 (0.88%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Carbosynth
Posted: 20 days ago