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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 247 230 224
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 3 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.053% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 9
Average salary £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 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
Wiltshire -11 2 £28,500 +9.61%
Bristol - 1 £23,500 -
Network Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) CCNA
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) CCNP
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) VoIP
10 4 (19.05%) WAN
10 4 (19.05%) MCSA
11 3 (14.29%) Meru Networks
11 3 (14.29%) LAN
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) VPN
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) Apple
11 3 (14.29%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) Aruba
11 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 3 (14.29%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) 3G
4 2 (9.52%) ADSL
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) WLAN
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNA
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (19.05%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) Aruba
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto