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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 235 236 248
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 13 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 8
Average salary £26,250 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
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
6279 6829 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.28% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5001 5536 5865
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015. 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 +2 9 £26,000 -20.00%
Merseyside - 3 £28,500 -
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) CCNA
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) LAN
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) DHCP
8 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Juniper
9 5 (20.83%) OSPF
9 5 (20.83%) MCDST
9 5 (20.83%) VLAN
9 5 (20.83%) CCENT
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
10 4 (16.67%) MPLS
10 4 (16.67%) Change Management
11 3 (12.50%) Apple
11 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 3 (12.50%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) OSPF
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
8 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 3 (12.50%) BGP
8 3 (12.50%) PBX
8 3 (12.50%) RIP
9 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.33%) Wireless
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
10 1 (4.17%) ADSL
10 1 (4.17%) SAN
10 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) iPhone
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
2 3 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (41.67%) CCNA
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.83%) MCDST
3 5 (20.83%) CCENT
4 3 (12.50%) MCP
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Apple
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
7 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.17%) StorageTek
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Sun