The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 227 223 200
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 20 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 22
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £36,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% -29.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,800 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%
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 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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +12 9 £26,000 -3.70% 1
Bristol +4 4 £19,500 -17.02%
Somerset - 4 £26,000 -
Cornwall -13 2 £20,000 +11.11%
Dorset -26 1 £28,500 -1.72%
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) VoIP
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
6 8 (30.77%) CCNA
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 5 (19.23%) CCNP
9 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
10 4 (15.38%) Siemens
10 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
10 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) SMTP
10 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (15.38%) QSIG
10 4 (15.38%) Memory Management
10 4 (15.38%) Network Management
10 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) VoIP
5 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
6 4 (15.38%) QSIG
6 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 4 (15.38%) SMTP
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) DSL
7 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) FTP
9 1 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Memory Management
1 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Password Management
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNA
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCTS
4 2 (7.69%) CISSP
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.69%) Snort
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Siemens
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) Nortel
5 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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