The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 138 130 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 9 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.25% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.27% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 24
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -34.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +3.22%
Network Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2302 2259 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.41% 92.73% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1692 1621
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Support in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Support
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support across the Reading region.

Network Support Salary Trend in Reading

Network Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Network Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) VoIP
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) CCNA
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) Solaris
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 7 (29.17%) CCNP
6 7 (29.17%) Veritas
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (20.83%) ATM
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.83%) PPP
8 5 (20.83%) Sun
8 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Juniper
8 5 (20.83%) SCSA

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) VoIP
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
4 5 (20.83%) PPP
4 5 (20.83%) ATM
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) xDSL
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) SDH
5 4 (16.67%) DWDM
6 3 (12.50%) MPLS
6 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 2 (8.33%) Broadband
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Solaris
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Security Management
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
4 5 (20.83%) SCSA
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Veritas
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Sun
4 5 (20.83%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) Sybase
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 3 (12.50%) Mitel
6 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.50%) Aruba
6 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.50%) ProCurve
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (4.17%) Huawei
8 1 (4.17%) NetScout