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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 120 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £32,500 - £28,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 - £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 - £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1717 1414 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.23% 95.03% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1222 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Network Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Network Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (12.50%) Nortel
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) Avaya

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya