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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 370 332 333
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 72 90 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 63 84 93
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £51,025 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -9 20 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -8 16 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Oxfordshire +2 13 £18,500 -47.14% 2
Hampshire -21 9 £25,000 -35.06% 1
West Sussex - 8 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £39,000 -15.67%
Kent -12 1 - -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (51.27%) Cisco
2 75 (47.47%) Firewall
3 71 (44.94%) TCP/IP
3 71 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (37.97%) CCNA
5 43 (27.22%) Windows
6 42 (26.58%) WAN
7 38 (24.05%) Active Directory
8 37 (23.42%) LAN
9 35 (22.15%) VMware
10 34 (21.52%) Linux
11 32 (20.25%) ITIL
12 31 (19.62%) VPN
13 30 (18.99%) MPLS
14 28 (17.72%) DNS
15 27 (17.09%) Microsoft
15 27 (17.09%) Network Security
16 25 (15.82%) CCNP
17 23 (14.56%) Juniper
17 23 (14.56%) CheckPoint
17 23 (14.56%) Wireless
18 20 (12.66%) VLAN
18 20 (12.66%) VoIP
18 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (12.03%) F5
19 19 (12.03%) DHCP
19 19 (12.03%) MS Excel
20 18 (11.39%) BGP
20 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
21 17 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.06%) Lync
4 6 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 75 (47.47%) Firewall
2 71 (44.94%) TCP/IP
3 42 (26.58%) WAN
4 37 (23.42%) LAN
5 31 (19.62%) VPN
6 30 (18.99%) MPLS
7 28 (17.72%) DNS
8 27 (17.09%) Network Security
9 23 (14.56%) Wireless
10 20 (12.66%) VLAN
10 20 (12.66%) VoIP
11 19 (12.03%) DHCP
12 18 (11.39%) BGP
13 15 (9.49%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (9.49%) SSL
13 15 (9.49%) OSPF
14 13 (8.23%) Internet
15 12 (7.59%) ADSL
16 11 (6.96%) Ethernet
16 11 (6.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.96%) Billing
3 7 (4.43%) Finance
3 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Clustering
2 4 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.90%) Replication
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.22%) Windows
2 34 (21.52%) Linux
3 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.43%) UNIX
6 7 (4.43%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.16%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.27%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.27%) Solaris
9 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) CentOS
10 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) ITIL
2 15 (9.49%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (6.33%) Network Design
4 9 (5.70%) Project Management
4 9 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.43%) Problem Management
5 7 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (4.43%) Network Management
6 6 (3.80%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.53%) Security Management
8 3 (1.90%) Validation
8 3 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (1.90%) Software Testing
8 3 (1.90%) Change Control
8 3 (1.90%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.27%) Time Management
9 2 (1.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.33%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) VB
2 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.63%) C
2 1 (0.63%) C++
2 1 (0.63%) Java
2 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (44.94%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (37.97%) CCNA
3 25 (15.82%) CCNP
4 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.06%) MCSE
5 8 (5.06%) Degree
6 7 (4.43%) MCSA
7 6 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.16%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.53%) MCP
9 4 (2.53%) CCVP
10 3 (1.90%) MCITP
10 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.27%) CCSA
11 2 (1.27%) CCIE
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.63%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) SLA
2 8 (5.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 38 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.49%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.33%) vSphere
5 6 (3.80%) XenApp
6 5 (3.16%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.90%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.16%) SCOM
2 5 (3.16%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.16%) Foglight
3 4 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 81 (51.27%) Cisco
2 35 (22.15%) VMware
3 27 (17.09%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.56%) Juniper
4 23 (14.56%) CheckPoint
5 19 (12.03%) F5
6 13 (8.23%) Avaya
7 12 (7.59%) Citrix
8 11 (6.96%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.70%) Perforce
9 9 (5.70%) HP
10 8 (5.06%) Fortinet
10 8 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.43%) Veeam
12 5 (3.16%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.16%) Mitel
12 5 (3.16%) Websense
12 5 (3.16%) Aruba
13 4 (2.53%) Brocade
13 4 (2.53%) Sage
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