The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 31 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.83% 1.61% 8.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.71% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Network Support
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 175 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 95.87% 94.09% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 108 163 41
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 Maidstone

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Network Support
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Maidstone

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper