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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 160 166 156
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.027% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.029% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 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
West Lothian - 4 £22,500 - 1
Dundee - 1 £31,500 - 1
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) MPLS
3 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) CCNA
3 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 11 (73.33%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 10 (66.67%) IPsec
5 8 (53.33%) Wireless
6 7 (46.67%) Internet
6 7 (46.67%) IP Telephony
6 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
7 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (40.00%) Fortinet
7 6 (40.00%) Mitel
7 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (40.00%) F5
7 6 (40.00%) HSRP
7 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
7 6 (40.00%) WLAN
7 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 6 (40.00%) DHCP
7 6 (40.00%) TACACS
7 6 (40.00%) EIGRP

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) MPLS
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 10 (66.67%) IPsec
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Wireless
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 7 (46.67%) IP Telephony
5 7 (46.67%) Internet
6 6 (40.00%) WLAN
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (40.00%) TACACS
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (40.00%) HSRP
6 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CCNA
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCENT
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (26.67%) WMI
2 4 (26.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
3 6 (40.00%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) McAfee
3 6 (40.00%) Mitel
3 6 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (26.67%) Progress
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Acronis
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago