The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 222 237 246
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 12 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 16
Average salary £31,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £28,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% +3.17%
Network Support
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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 the North West

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Support Salary Trend in the North West

Network Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Network Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Support
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +7 9 £29,500 +13.46% 2
Cheshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside +7 1 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (23.53%) Matrix Management
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) BGP
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
8 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) OSPF
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) DSL
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.88%) HSRP
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (23.53%) Matrix Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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