The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 127 124 163
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 18 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 7
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Network Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 1888 2974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.45% 95.50% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1544 2423
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,808 £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 Hertfordshire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Letchworth - 8 £35,500 -
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £38,500 -
Network Support
East of England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 15 (65.22%) VMware
5 14 (60.87%) Windows
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (47.83%) CCNA
7 11 (47.83%) SAN
8 10 (43.48%) CCNP
8 10 (43.48%) Degree
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (26.09%) MCITP
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (26.09%) VPN
11 6 (26.09%) WAN
12 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 5 (21.74%) HP
12 5 (21.74%) MPLS
12 5 (21.74%) OSPF
12 5 (21.74%) BGP
12 5 (21.74%) Change Control
13 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
13 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
13 4 (17.39%) Project Management
13 4 (17.39%) VPLS
13 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 11 (47.83%) SAN
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) VPLS
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
9 1 (4.35%) ADSL
9 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.35%) TACACS
9 1 (4.35%) SMTP
9 1 (4.35%) FTP
9 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Change Control
2 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (26.09%) MCITP
5 3 (13.04%) MBCS
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.04%) MCP
5 3 (13.04%) VCP4
5 3 (13.04%) VCAP
5 3 (13.04%) VCP5
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
4 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) GFI Software
5 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec