The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank - 151 155
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
Network Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat