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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 236 244 224
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 20 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 12
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,350 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £41,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 12 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Cheshire +2 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 13 (48.15%) CCNA
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (22.22%) Juniper
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) Legal
8 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 5 (18.52%) MCSE
8 5 (18.52%) Apache
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) WLAN
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (14.81%) Nagios
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
9 4 (14.81%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) WAN
1 14 (51.85%) LAN
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) VPN
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (18.52%) WLAN
5 4 (14.81%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) PBX
7 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.70%) HTTP
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (18.52%) Legal
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
1 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CCNA
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) CCENT
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
1 4 (14.81%) Cacti
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) LANDesk
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.70%) Mitel
9 1 (3.70%) Exinda
9 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) Aruba
9 1 (3.70%) Intel
9 1 (3.70%) Sage
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago