The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 238 230 221
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 17 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 9
Average salary £32,500 £25,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £32,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+27.34% -7.24%
Network Support Engineer
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Network Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Network Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Bristol - 10 £42,500 -
Wiltshire +7 2 £28,500 +29.54%
Dorset 0 2 £32,500 +14.03%
Devon - 2 £24,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) CCNP
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (16.00%) F5
10 3 (12.00%) Meru Networks
10 3 (12.00%) Aruba
10 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (12.00%) XenServer
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.00%) SAN
10 3 (12.00%) Apple
10 3 (12.00%) DHCP
10 3 (12.00%) VPN
10 3 (12.00%) DNS

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) LAN
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) ADSL
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) 3G
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) SSH
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (8.00%) Project Management
1 2 (8.00%) Time Management
2 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCNA
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) HNC
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) F5
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Aruba
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Meru Networks
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.00%) Radware