The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 161 146 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 2 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% 0.47% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.49% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3452 3075 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 95.41% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2020 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +5.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Support
UK

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 31 July 2014. 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
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) CHAP
3 2 (25.00%) L2TP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) PPP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) SHDSL
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) CHAP
2 2 (25.00%) L2TP
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) PPP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) SHDSL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper