The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 239 243 232
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 3 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.043% 0.096% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 19
Average salary £23,500 £29,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,400 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £50,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6673 6931 7192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.74% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5396 5932 6340
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Support
England

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
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 23 July 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
(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 -5 2 £23,500 -20.33% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) VMware
4 11 (45.83%) LAN
4 11 (45.83%) WAN
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (41.67%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco
5 10 (41.67%) CCNA
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Juniper
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) MCSE
9 5 (20.83%) Apache
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
10 4 (16.67%) Cacti
10 4 (16.67%) vSphere
10 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
10 4 (16.67%) MySQL
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) LAN
3 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) WLAN
6 2 (8.33%) PBX
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) HTTP
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNA
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.83%) MCSE
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) CCENT
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) BS7799
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Nagios
1 4 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) Intel
9 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.17%) Aruba
9 1 (4.17%) Exinda
9 1 (4.17%) Sage
9 1 (4.17%) Mitel
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