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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 129 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.29% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £36,250 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Network Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2219 1971 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.58% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1796 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Birmingham

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Apple