The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 63 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.49% 0.32% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.33% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
567 606 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.75% 97.58% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 479 527 502
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Network Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Slough

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (75.00%) Wireless
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Broadband
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) CCIE
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WLAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) BT
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) L2TP
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) 4G
7 3 (25.00%) LTE
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (25.00%) 802.11
7 3 (25.00%) WiMAX
7 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) System Testing

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) Broadband
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WLAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) L2TP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) WiMAX
5 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) 802.11
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (25.00%) LTE
5 3 (25.00%) 4G
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) e-Health
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) BT
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft