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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 621 582 539
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 276 279 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 227 243 335
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
London -4 88 £40,000 -0.62% 7
South East -38 72 £32,500 -8.45% 7
East of England +12 49 £31,250 -10.71% 9
Yorkshire -15 42 £35,000 +4.47% 2
South West -18 8 £38,500 +37.50% 1
North West -20 7 £25,000 -10.71% 1
West Midlands -30 6 £32,000 -5.88%
East Midlands -24 5 £42,500 +47.76% 1
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 321 (56.61%) Cisco
2 266 (46.91%) Firewall
3 256 (45.15%) Cisco Certification
4 223 (39.33%) WAN
5 222 (39.15%) Windows
6 206 (36.33%) LAN
7 190 (33.51%) CCNA
8 175 (30.86%) VMware
9 159 (28.04%) TCP/IP
10 141 (24.87%) VPN
10 141 (24.87%) Active Directory
11 137 (24.16%) CCNP
12 133 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 110 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 105 (18.52%) DNS
15 102 (17.99%) Microsoft
16 95 (16.75%) Citrix
17 93 (16.40%) ITIL
18 91 (16.05%) MPLS
18 91 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
19 87 (15.34%) MS Excel
20 83 (14.64%) SAN
20 83 (14.64%) CheckPoint
21 82 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
22 80 (14.11%) Linux
22 80 (14.11%) Wireless
23 74 (13.05%) MS Exchange
24 70 (12.35%) Network Security
25 69 (12.17%) DHCP
25 69 (12.17%) Telecoms

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (13.05%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.05%) Lotus Domino
4 36 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.76%) Lync
10 8 (1.41%) Apache
11 6 (1.06%) IIS
11 6 (1.06%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 87 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 266 (46.91%) Firewall
2 223 (39.33%) WAN
3 206 (36.33%) LAN
4 159 (28.04%) TCP/IP
5 141 (24.87%) VPN
6 105 (18.52%) DNS
7 91 (16.05%) MPLS
7 91 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
8 83 (14.64%) SAN
9 80 (14.11%) Wireless
10 70 (12.35%) Network Security
11 69 (12.17%) DHCP
12 67 (11.82%) BGP
13 50 (8.82%) VoIP
14 42 (7.41%) VLAN
15 41 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (6.70%) OSPF
17 37 (6.53%) Internet
17 37 (6.53%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (5.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.06%) MySQL
3 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (12.17%) Telecoms
2 51 (8.99%) Finance
3 26 (4.59%) Law
4 11 (1.94%) Billing
5 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.41%) Retail
7 7 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.71%) Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.88%) LAMP
2 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.18%) COM
2 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.88%) SecurID
2 36 (6.35%) Blackberry
3 23 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 11 (1.94%) Clustering
5 8 (1.41%) Firmware
6 6 (1.06%) Replication
7 5 (0.88%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.53%) IVR
8 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.35%) CCTV
9 2 (0.35%) Statistics
9 2 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.18%) Open Source
10 1 (0.18%) iPad
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.18%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 222 (39.15%) Windows
2 133 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (14.11%) Linux
5 42 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 37 (6.53%) Android
7 35 (6.17%) VMS
7 35 (6.17%) Windows Phone 8
7 35 (6.17%) Windows Phone
8 32 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (4.41%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.47%) UNIX
11 12 (2.12%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.35%) Solaris
15 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.40%) ITIL
2 27 (4.76%) Project Management
3 24 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 21 (3.70%) Change Management
5 20 (3.53%) Network Management
6 19 (3.35%) Problem Management
6 19 (3.35%) Network Design
7 18 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (2.65%) WAN Optimisation
8 15 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (2.29%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (2.12%) Incident Management
11 11 (1.94%) Load Balancing
12 9 (1.59%) ITIL V3
12 9 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (1.59%) Change Control
13 8 (1.41%) Release Management
14 7 (1.23%) Time Management
14 7 (1.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.82%) SQL
2 5 (0.88%) VBA
3 4 (0.71%) C
3 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.53%) PHP
4 3 (0.53%) C++
5 2 (0.35%) Python
5 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.18%) VB
6 1 (0.18%) Java
6 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 256 (45.15%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (33.51%) CCNA
3 137 (24.16%) CCNP
4 82 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (10.93%) MCSE
6 39 (6.88%) Degree
7 21 (3.70%) MCITP
8 20 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.35%) CCIP
9 19 (3.35%) CCIE
10 17 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.82%) MCSA
12 11 (1.94%) MCP
12 11 (1.94%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.94%) CCVP
13 9 (1.59%) CCSA
14 8 (1.41%) CCDP
15 7 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (1.23%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.06%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.53%) SLA
2 12 (2.12%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.71%) GPG13
5 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) BS7799
6 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 141 (24.87%) Active Directory
2 66 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.05%) vSphere
4 45 (7.94%) Hyper-V
5 37 (6.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 34 (6.00%) XenApp
7 9 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.71%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.71%) Squid
10 3 (0.53%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.35%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) NLBS
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) Snort
12 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (9.35%) Backup Exec
2 35 (6.17%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (1.76%) SCOM
6 9 (1.59%) SCCM
7 6 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.06%) Nagios
8 5 (0.88%) Foglight
9 4 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.71%) Cacti
9 4 (0.71%) MOM
10 3 (0.53%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.18%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 321 (56.61%) Cisco
2 175 (30.86%) VMware
3 102 (17.99%) Microsoft
4 95 (16.75%) Citrix
5 83 (14.64%) CheckPoint
6 68 (11.99%) Juniper
7 47 (8.29%) HP
8 44 (7.76%) Symantec
9 42 (7.41%) Lotus
10 38 (6.70%) Clearswift
11 36 (6.35%) F5
12 35 (6.17%) McAfee
13 27 (4.76%) Blue Coat
14 24 (4.23%) SolarWinds
15 22 (3.88%) Riverbed
16 16 (2.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 14 (2.47%) Avaya
17 14 (2.47%) Dell
17 14 (2.47%) ProCurve
18 12 (2.12%) Oracle
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: 25k - 33k
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: Competitive salary package + Training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k - 37k per year
Posted: Yesterday
East London
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Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Shift Allow + Bonus
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Salary: Salary £34,000 to £53,000
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 per annum + great opportunity
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