The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Network Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 236 249 252
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 19 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 5
Median salary £30,000 £34,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +81.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £29,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Network Support in the job title.

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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +37 10 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Manchester -3 4 £33,500 -3.59%
Merseyside - 4 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Network Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 20 (46.51%) WAN
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco
3 17 (39.53%) Windows
4 16 (37.21%) OSPF
5 15 (34.88%) BGP
5 15 (34.88%) LAN
6 14 (32.56%) MPLS
7 13 (30.23%) VMware
8 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
9 10 (23.26%) ITIL
9 10 (23.26%) Juniper
9 10 (23.26%) Firewall
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (20.93%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.60%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (18.60%) Avaya
12 7 (16.28%) HP
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (16.28%) MCSE
12 7 (16.28%) SLA
12 7 (16.28%) SNMP
12 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
13 6 (13.95%) Wiki
13 6 (13.95%) Data Validation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.98%) WordPress
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) WAN
2 16 (37.21%) OSPF
3 15 (34.88%) BGP
3 15 (34.88%) LAN
4 14 (32.56%) MPLS
5 10 (23.26%) Firewall
6 7 (16.28%) SNMP
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.63%) VLAN
8 5 (11.63%) VPLS
8 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
11 2 (4.65%) DHCP
11 2 (4.65%) DNS
11 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Law
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Wiki
2 5 (11.63%) iPad
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Android
4 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
4 6 (13.95%) Data Validation
4 6 (13.95%) Ticket Management
4 6 (13.95%) Validation
5 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) Information Security
6 4 (9.30%) ITSM
6 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.65%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (4.65%) Email Filtering
8 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 6 (13.95%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.26%) Juniper
5 8 (18.60%) Avaya
5 8 (18.60%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (16.28%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) F5
8 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.98%) Citrix
9 3 (6.98%) Dell
9 3 (6.98%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.98%) Sophos
10 2 (4.65%) EMC
11 1 (2.33%) Google
11 1 (2.33%) Intel
11 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds