The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 81 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.47% 0.89% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.91% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 23
Average salary £20,500 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -3.52%
Network Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
808 875 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.06% 97.11% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 714 835 798
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Network Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) VPN
3 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) Internet
4 9 (47.37%) CCNA
5 8 (42.11%) ISO 9001
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) VoIP
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Pegasus
8 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco
10 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.26%) CCNP
10 1 (5.26%) SMTP
10 1 (5.26%) HTTP
10 1 (5.26%) C++
10 1 (5.26%) Java
10 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.26%) OOP

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
2 12 (63.16%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) Internet
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
6 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 1 (5.26%) SMTP
7 1 (5.26%) HTTP
7 1 (5.26%) IPsec
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (47.37%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Pegasus
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware