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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 83 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.47% 1.22% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.25% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 20
Average salary £20,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -4.86%
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
817 802 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 97.69% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 730 771 774
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 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) Pegasus
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
6 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (7.14%) SMTP
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) CCNP
7 1 (7.14%) C++

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNA
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Pegasus
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix