The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 358 328 347
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 82 100 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 70 90 82
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -4.86%
Network Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Network Support Salary Trend in the South East

Network Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Network Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Berkshire +2 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Surrey -4 19 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +9 12 £18,500 -47.14%
Hampshire -12 12 £28,750 -25.32% 1
West Sussex - 9 £26,750 -
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £39,500 -12.22%
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 74 (48.68%) Cisco
2 67 (44.08%) Firewall
3 65 (42.76%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 54 (35.53%) CCNA
6 40 (26.32%) WAN
7 36 (23.68%) Windows
8 34 (22.37%) LAN
9 32 (21.05%) Linux
10 30 (19.74%) VMware
11 29 (19.08%) Active Directory
12 28 (18.42%) DNS
13 27 (17.76%) VPN
14 26 (17.11%) CCNP
15 25 (16.45%) Network Security
16 24 (15.79%) MPLS
16 24 (15.79%) ITIL
17 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
17 23 (15.13%) VoIP
18 22 (14.47%) Telecoms
19 21 (13.82%) VLAN
20 20 (13.16%) Wireless
21 18 (11.84%) Juniper
21 18 (11.84%) SSL
22 17 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
22 17 (11.18%) F5
23 16 (10.53%) DHCP
24 15 (9.87%) BGP
24 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
24 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (7.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.61%) Lync
3 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.97%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 67 (44.08%) Firewall
2 64 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 40 (26.32%) WAN
4 34 (22.37%) LAN
5 28 (18.42%) DNS
6 27 (17.76%) VPN
7 25 (16.45%) Network Security
8 24 (15.79%) MPLS
9 23 (15.13%) VoIP
10 21 (13.82%) VLAN
11 20 (13.16%) Wireless
12 18 (11.84%) SSL
13 17 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (10.53%) DHCP
15 15 (9.87%) BGP
16 14 (9.21%) HTTP
17 12 (7.89%) ADSL
18 11 (7.24%) SNMP
18 11 (7.24%) SAN
18 11 (7.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.92%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.92%) Billing
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
4 5 (3.29%) Back Office
5 4 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.29%) Clustering
1 5 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.63%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.32%) Replication
3 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.66%) iPad
4 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.68%) Windows
2 32 (21.05%) Linux
3 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.61%) UNIX
6 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.66%) Android
9 1 (0.66%) CentOS
9 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) ITIL
2 11 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (6.58%) Network Design
4 8 (5.26%) Project Management
5 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (3.95%) Network Management
5 6 (3.95%) ITIL V3
6 4 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 3 (1.97%) Security Management
7 3 (1.97%) Software Testing
7 3 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (1.97%) Load Balancing
7 3 (1.97%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.32%) Time Management
8 2 (1.32%) Change Control
8 2 (1.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.58%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) VB
2 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.66%) C
2 1 (0.66%) C++
2 1 (0.66%) Java
2 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (42.76%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (35.53%) CCNA
3 26 (17.11%) CCNP
4 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.61%) Degree
6 6 (3.95%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.29%) MCSE
8 3 (1.97%) MCSA
8 3 (1.97%) MCP
8 3 (1.97%) CCVP
8 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) CCSA
9 2 (1.32%) CCIE
10 1 (0.66%) CCSP
10 1 (0.66%) CCIP
10 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.66%) SCSA
10 1 (0.66%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 29 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.61%) vSphere
5 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.97%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.97%) XenApp
7 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.97%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.97%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
3 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.32%) Foglight
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 74 (48.68%) Cisco
2 30 (19.74%) VMware
3 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.84%) Juniper
5 17 (11.18%) F5
6 14 (9.21%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.55%) Avaya
8 12 (7.89%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.92%) Citrix
10 8 (5.26%) HP
10 8 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 8 (5.26%) WatchGuard
11 7 (4.61%) Perforce
11 7 (4.61%) Websense
12 6 (3.95%) Clearswift
12 6 (3.95%) SonicWALL
13 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.29%) Mitel
14 4 (2.63%) Aruba
14 4 (2.63%) Pegasus
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago