The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 224 207 211
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 12
Average salary £35,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,950 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5863 4988 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.75% 95.06% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 4317 4725
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Network Support Salary Trend in the South West

Network Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Network Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Network Support
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Dorset - 2 £27,750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) WLAN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) ADSL
7 2 (13.33%) ISDN
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) SSH
3 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) IPsec
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) RTP
4 2 (13.33%) Telnet
4 2 (13.33%) X.509
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) ISDN
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Vyatta
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy