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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 87 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 17 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.56% 0.21% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.22% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 23
Average salary £26,000 £21,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.54% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £20,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% +3.17%
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
1068 923 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.07% 96.45% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 930 832 980
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Network Support Salary Histogram 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 28 April 2016. 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
Tonbridge - 6 £26,000 -
Stansted - 4 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £27,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £26,000 -
Network Support
South East

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) DHCP
3 10 (45.45%) DNS
3 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) CCNA
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
6 5 (22.73%) CCNP
6 5 (22.73%) Juniper
6 5 (22.73%) WLAN
6 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Trapeze
7 4 (18.18%) F5
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) OSPF
7 4 (18.18%) Forcepoint
7 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DHCP
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) WLAN
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) 3G
6 1 (4.55%) ADSL
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) ISDN
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL
1 1 (4.55%) Network Design
1 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CCNA
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
4 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 4 (18.18%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Forcepoint
4 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Trapeze
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Nortel