The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank - 87 82
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 0 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 2.14% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.24% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 5
Average salary - £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Network Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
901 1159 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.84% 95.55% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 817 936 893
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,775 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Support
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Kent

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) CCDP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Linux

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds