The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 183 172 164
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.097% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 13
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £50,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -3.52%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Network Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Network Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Network Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
Bolton - 1 £22,000 -
Network Support
North West

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (77.78%) Firewall
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Apache
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Nagios
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) CCNP
7 4 (22.22%) Cacti
7 4 (22.22%) vSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCENT
4 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) Cacti
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) LANDesk
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Exinda
8 1 (5.56%) Aruba
8 1 (5.56%) IBM