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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 215 225 208
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 23 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 18
Average salary £26,000 £27,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.58% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,850 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -5.79%
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
5550 5764 5103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.77% 95.62% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 4808 4492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Bristol +4 12 £19,500 -20.40%
Wiltshire +3 8 £26,000 -3.70%
Somerset - 2 £26,000 -
Devon - 1 £27,000 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) CCNA
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (35.48%) LAN
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 10 (32.26%) Citrix
5 9 (29.03%) CCNP
5 9 (29.03%) MS Office
5 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
6 8 (25.81%) VoIP
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) Network Management
9 5 (16.13%) Office 365
9 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) DSL
9 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) MCP
9 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) SMTP
10 4 (12.90%) DHCP
10 4 (12.90%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (29.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (35.48%) LAN
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) VoIP
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
6 5 (16.13%) DSL
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) SMTP
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.90%) QSIG
7 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.23%) X.21
9 1 (3.23%) MPLS
9 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
3 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (12.90%) Memory Management
4 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Password Management
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CCNA
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 4 (12.90%) CCDP
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) MCTS
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Snort
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Siemens
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Nortel
6 2 (6.45%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) IBM