The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 97 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.76% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.78% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.18%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1024 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.78% 97.06% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 949 873 683
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Support
South East

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Maidstone - 3 £42,500 -
Stansted - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Network Support
South East

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) CCNA
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
3 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 14 (53.85%) Network Security
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (46.15%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) WAN
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (42.31%) VMware
7 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
8 10 (38.46%) MPLS
8 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 10 (38.46%) Clustering
8 10 (38.46%) vSphere
8 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (38.46%) F5
9 8 (30.77%) Backup Exec
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (30.77%) MCSE
9 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (26.92%) SCCM
10 7 (26.92%) SCOM
10 7 (26.92%) BIG-IP
10 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (26.92%) XenApp

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) Network Security
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
3 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 10 (38.46%) MPLS
5 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 7 (26.92%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) BIG-IP
6 3 (11.54%) VLAN
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
1 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
1 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) CCNA
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) MCSA
3 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 10 (38.46%) vSphere
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
2 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
2 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (26.92%) Foglight
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
3 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) F5
6 7 (26.92%) Veeam
6 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 3 (11.54%) Websense
8 2 (7.69%) Sun
9 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) GFI Software