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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 150 157 158
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.065% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.067% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
2834 2963 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.61% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1914 2068
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Network Support Salary Histogram in Scotland

Network Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -7 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) OSPF
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
5 5 (38.46%) IPsec
5 5 (38.46%) Network Management
6 4 (30.77%) Workflow
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) SecurID
8 2 (15.38%) WMI

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) SecurID
3 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Software License Management
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCENT
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
1 2 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (15.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Progress
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) Acronis
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) VMware