The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 120 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +38.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Network Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1753 1856 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.85% 97.27% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1537 1380
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Bristol

Network Support
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) XenServer
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Meru Networks
5 3 (23.08%) Aruba
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (15.38%) Radware
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) 3G
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) Aruba
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Meru Networks
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Crossbeam
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Radware