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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 241 227 242
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 10 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,700 £24,540
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
6552 6332 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5244 6112
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 4 £55,000 +150.00% 3
Merseyside - 4 £28,500 -
Lancashire +3 2 - - 2
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) People Management
6 3 (16.67%) PBX
6 3 (16.67%) RIP
6 3 (16.67%) MCP
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) CCNP
7 2 (11.11%) CCDP

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) RIP
4 3 (16.67%) PBX
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) ADSL
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Line Management
2 3 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNA
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) HNC
3 2 (11.11%) HND
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) NetSuite
6 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Nortel
6 1 (5.56%) StorageTek
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
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