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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 236 235 233
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 6 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.097% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.10% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 19
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,400 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6797 6804 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.81% 94.76% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5515 5834 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -3 4 £25,000 -15.25%
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) VMware
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (40.00%) CCNA
6 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Juniper
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 5 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.00%) Apache
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) CCNP
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
11 4 (16.00%) MySQL
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (16.00%) Nagios

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) DNS
6 2 (8.00%) PBX
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (40.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (16.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) MCP
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCENT
6 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Nagios
1 4 (16.00%) Cacti
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.00%) Mitel
9 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba
9 1 (4.00%) Exinda
9 1 (4.00%) Intel
9 1 (4.00%) Sage
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago