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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 132 146 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 15 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.20% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.21% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 14
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £45,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £45,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.58%
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
2431 2346 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.11% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1776 1673
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,100 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Broadband
2 7 (31.82%) VoIP
3 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 6 (27.27%) Internet
3 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Smartphone
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Back Office
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (22.73%) Sun Certification
4 5 (22.73%) SCSA
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) xDSL
4 5 (22.73%) Sun
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Veritas
4 5 (22.73%) PPP
4 5 (22.73%) MS Office
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Linux

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Broadband
1 7 (31.82%) VoIP
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 5 (22.73%) PPP
3 5 (22.73%) ATM
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) xDSL
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) SDH
5 2 (9.09%) DWDM
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) DSLAM
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) PBX
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
1 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) CCNA
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Sun Certification
2 5 (22.73%) SCSA
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Sun
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Mitel
4 1 (4.55%) F5