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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 55 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.42% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Network Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
466 419 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.08% 98.13% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 414 358 389
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £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 Lancashire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Network Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Lancashire

Network Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Blackburn -14 2 - - 1
Network Support
North West

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago