The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 242 242 267
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.029% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.031% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £31,250 £35,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.34% +22.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £29,450 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £41,050 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Network Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Network Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Lancashire - 5 £31,250 -
Manchester -13 3 £31,500 -10.63%
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) CCNP
7 4 (28.57%) OSPF
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (21.43%) Wireless
8 3 (21.43%) BGP
8 3 (21.43%) RIP
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) MPLS
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Moodle
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) RIP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CCNA
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) HNC
5 1 (7.14%) HND
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) StorageTek
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) Sun
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.14%) Aruba
7 1 (7.14%) Exinda