The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 588 554 538
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 301 332 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 248 295 338
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
Network Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100922 95486 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83180 80190 88897
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Network Support Salary Trend in England

Network Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Network Support Salary Histogram in England

Network Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
South East -30 83 £40,000 +14.28% 7
London -11 82 £45,000 - 9
East of England -5 48 £35,000 -6.66%
Yorkshire -16 47 £33,000 -1.49% 7
West Midlands -27 15 £27,000 -21.73%
South West -16 10 £36,500 +21.66% 6
North West -27 9 £22,250 -20.53% 3
East Midlands -11 7 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 308 (55.60%) Cisco
2 256 (46.21%) Cisco Certification
3 252 (45.49%) Firewall
4 195 (35.20%) WAN
5 188 (33.94%) CCNA
6 187 (33.75%) Windows
7 176 (31.77%) LAN
8 150 (27.08%) VMware
9 146 (26.35%) CCNP
9 146 (26.35%) TCP/IP
10 118 (21.30%) VPN
11 112 (20.22%) Active Directory
12 101 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 98 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
14 91 (16.43%) ITIL
15 86 (15.52%) DNS
16 84 (15.16%) Microsoft
16 84 (15.16%) Citrix
17 83 (14.98%) Telecoms
18 74 (13.36%) SAN
19 73 (13.18%) Linux
19 73 (13.18%) MS Excel
19 73 (13.18%) Wireless
20 72 (13.00%) BGP
21 71 (12.82%) MPLS
22 69 (12.45%) Network Security
23 68 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
24 65 (11.73%) Finance
25 64 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
26 61 (11.01%) CheckPoint

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 56 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.05%) Lotus Domino
4 25 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.62%) Lync
10 6 (1.08%) IIS
11 5 (0.90%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.18%) Moodle
14 1 (0.18%) Apache
14 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 73 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 47 (8.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 252 (45.49%) Firewall
2 195 (35.20%) WAN
3 176 (31.77%) LAN
4 146 (26.35%) TCP/IP
5 118 (21.30%) VPN
6 98 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
7 86 (15.52%) DNS
8 74 (13.36%) SAN
9 73 (13.18%) Wireless
10 72 (13.00%) BGP
11 71 (12.82%) MPLS
12 69 (12.45%) Network Security
13 53 (9.57%) VoIP
14 43 (7.76%) DHCP
15 40 (7.22%) OSPF
15 40 (7.22%) VLAN
16 37 (6.68%) Internet
17 34 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
18 33 (5.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.36%) Big Data
3 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 83 (14.98%) Telecoms
2 65 (11.73%) Finance
3 16 (2.89%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.81%) Law
5 9 (1.62%) Retail
6 8 (1.44%) Back Office
7 6 (1.08%) Billing
8 4 (0.72%) Marketing
9 3 (0.54%) Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.54%) LAMP
2 2 (0.36%) HTML
2 2 (0.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
3 1 (0.18%) COM
3 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.51%) Blackberry
2 24 (4.33%) SecurID
2 24 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.08%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.08%) Clustering
6 4 (0.72%) Replication
6 4 (0.72%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.54%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.54%) IVR
8 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.36%) CCTV
9 1 (0.18%) Statistics
9 1 (0.18%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.18%) iPhone
9 1 (0.18%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.18%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.18%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 187 (33.75%) Windows
2 101 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (13.18%) Linux
4 68 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (8.30%) Windows 7
6 33 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (4.69%) Android
8 24 (4.33%) VMS
8 24 (4.33%) Windows Phone 8
8 24 (4.33%) Windows Phone
9 18 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.71%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.71%) UNIX
11 5 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Solaris
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.36%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.43%) ITIL
2 25 (4.51%) Project Management
3 22 (3.97%) Service Delivery
3 22 (3.97%) Change Management
3 22 (3.97%) Network Management
4 21 (3.79%) Problem Management
5 19 (3.43%) Network Design
5 19 (3.43%) Mentoring
6 17 (3.07%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (2.53%) Load Balancing
7 14 (2.53%) Release Management
8 11 (1.99%) Information Security
9 10 (1.81%) Service Management
9 10 (1.81%) Incident Management
9 10 (1.81%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (1.62%) Change Control
10 9 (1.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (1.62%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (1.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.50%) SQL
2 2 (0.36%) C
2 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.18%) PHP
3 1 (0.18%) C++
3 1 (0.18%) Java
3 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 256 (46.21%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (33.94%) CCNA
3 146 (26.35%) CCNP
4 64 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (9.75%) Degree
6 38 (6.86%) MCSE
7 26 (4.69%) MCITP
8 23 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (3.79%) CCIE
10 20 (3.61%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.71%) CCIP
12 11 (1.99%) MCP
12 11 (1.99%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.62%) CCVP
14 8 (1.44%) MCSA
15 7 (1.26%) CCDP
15 7 (1.26%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.08%) CCSP
17 4 (0.72%) JNCIE
18 3 (0.54%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.68%) SLA
2 9 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (1.62%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.62%) GPG13
3 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 59 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (8.48%) Hyper-V
4 33 (5.96%) vSphere
5 25 (4.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 22 (3.97%) XenApp
7 17 (3.07%) Firmware
8 11 (1.99%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.81%) Squid
10 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.36%) XenServer
14 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.18%) Samba
14 1 (0.18%) Xen
14 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (6.32%) Backup Exec
2 25 (4.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 24 (4.33%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (2.89%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
6 6 (1.08%) WSUS
6 6 (1.08%) SCOM
7 4 (0.72%) SCCM
7 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.36%) Nagios
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.18%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 308 (55.60%) Cisco
2 150 (27.08%) VMware
3 84 (15.16%) Microsoft
3 84 (15.16%) Citrix
4 61 (11.01%) CheckPoint
5 57 (10.29%) Juniper
6 38 (6.86%) F5
7 35 (6.32%) Blue Coat
8 34 (6.14%) Symantec
9 33 (5.96%) Clearswift
9 33 (5.96%) HP
10 29 (5.23%) Lotus
11 25 (4.51%) McAfee
11 25 (4.51%) Avaya
12 19 (3.43%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.25%) Websense
14 17 (3.07%) Riverbed
15 16 (2.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 15 (2.71%) Dell
16 15 (2.71%) SonicWALL
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Osborne Clarke
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Mediaforce
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 20 days ago