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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 238 222 222
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 16 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 15
Average salary £31,750 £25,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.50% +15.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
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 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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 -1 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Dorset +10 2 £32,500 +14.03%
Devon +5 2 £24,000 +6.66%
Wiltshire +1 2 £28,500 +12.31%
Somerset - 1 - -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
5 8 (27.59%) CCNP
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (20.69%) F5
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 5 (17.24%) Juniper
8 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (13.79%) Network Security
9 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
9 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
10 3 (10.34%) Meru Networks
10 3 (10.34%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) ADSL
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.90%) PSTN
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Time Management
2 2 (6.90%) B2B
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.90%) WFM
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Management
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.90%) MCSA
5 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
6 1 (3.45%) HNC
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.90%) Endace
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) F5
4 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.34%) Apple
6 3 (10.34%) Aruba
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Meru Networks
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) CA
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.90%) Intel
7 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.90%) Lancope
7 2 (6.90%) Nimsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Radware