The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 717 777 696
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 180 150 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 160 125 140
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK.

Network Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 within the UK.

Network Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 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
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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
England +66 174 £39,500 +12.85% 14
London +31 63 £40,000 - 3
South East +16 51 £39,500 +43.63% 2
City of London +33 20 £39,500 +3.94% 2
Berkshire +8 16 £45,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire -2 16 £27,500 -21.42%
South West -4 14 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Surrey +19 12 £33,250 +47.77%
Leeds +8 12 £26,300 -16.50%
West Yorkshire -8 12 £26,300 -24.85%
West Midlands +1 11 £50,000 +49.81% 1
East of England -7 10 £25,000 -
Suffolk -1 8 £25,000 -
Hampshire +10 7 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Oxfordshire +10 7 £39,500 +113.51%
Shropshire - 7 £50,000 -
Bristol - 7 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £34,500 - 1
Oxford +2 5 £39,500 +113.51%
Slough -4 5 £62,500 +150.00%
North West -5 5 £25,500 -10.52% 5
Guildford +5 4 £25,000 +11.11%
Exeter - 4 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £34,500 -
Devon - 4 £35,000 -
Kent +6 3 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire +5 3 £27,500 -
Sheffield +2 3 £27,500 -
Manchester +2 3 £27,250 -4.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £45,000 +16.88%

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 238 (65.56%) Cisco
2 197 (54.27%) Firewall
3 163 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (35.54%) LAN
5 125 (34.44%) CCNA
6 121 (33.33%) Windows
7 112 (30.85%) Juniper
8 91 (25.07%) F5
9 89 (24.52%) CheckPoint
9 89 (24.52%) CCNP
9 89 (24.52%) TCP/IP
10 84 (23.14%) WAN
11 83 (22.87%) Microsoft
12 77 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 66 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 65 (17.91%) BGP
15 64 (17.63%) MS Exchange
16 63 (17.36%) VMware
17 62 (17.08%) Wireless
18 61 (16.80%) Data Centre
19 60 (16.53%) Linux
19 60 (16.53%) OSPF
20 51 (14.05%) Active Directory
21 49 (13.50%) VPN
22 47 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 46 (12.67%) VoIP
24 44 (12.12%) SLA
24 44 (12.12%) Telecoms
25 43 (11.85%) ITIL
26 39 (10.74%) DNS

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (17.63%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (5.79%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.83%) Lync
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Site Server
Applications
1 37 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.68%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (54.27%) Firewall
2 129 (35.54%) LAN
3 89 (24.52%) TCP/IP
4 84 (23.14%) WAN
5 77 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 66 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 65 (17.91%) BGP
8 62 (17.08%) Wireless
9 60 (16.53%) OSPF
10 49 (13.50%) VPN
11 46 (12.67%) VoIP
12 39 (10.74%) DNS
13 38 (10.47%) Network Security
14 37 (10.19%) DHCP
15 30 (8.26%) MPLS
16 25 (6.89%) FWSM
17 22 (6.06%) VLAN
18 21 (5.79%) Internet
19 20 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
20 17 (4.68%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.10%) MySQL
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.34%) Finance
3 15 (4.13%) Banking
4 11 (3.03%) Online Betting
4 11 (3.03%) Games
5 8 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.65%) French Language
7 5 (1.38%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.38%) Mandarin Language
7 5 (1.38%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.80%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.03%) IPTV
2 11 (3.03%) Online Banking
2 11 (3.03%) Online Games
2 11 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (2.48%) e-Health
4 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.93%) Smartphone
5 7 (1.93%) Replication
6 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.10%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.83%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Photography
9 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.55%) iPhone
9 2 (0.55%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 121 (33.33%) Windows
2 60 (16.53%) Linux
3 32 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.75%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.48%) UNIX
6 9 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.65%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.38%) Solaris
9 4 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) NetWare
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (11.85%) ITIL
2 24 (6.61%) Service Delivery
2 24 (6.61%) Change Management
2 24 (6.61%) Load Balancing
3 17 (4.68%) Network Design
3 17 (4.68%) Incident Management
4 15 (4.13%) Migration
5 14 (3.86%) Time Management
6 12 (3.31%) Network Architecture
6 12 (3.31%) Network Management
6 12 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 11 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 11 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (2.75%) Mentoring
9 9 (2.48%) Line Management
9 9 (2.48%) Converged Infrastructure
9 9 (2.48%) Business Continuity
9 9 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (1.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.06%) SQL
2 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.10%) Perl
3 4 (1.10%) PHP
4 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.55%) C
5 2 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.28%) Korn
6 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (34.44%) CCNA
3 89 (24.52%) CCNP
4 47 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (7.71%) Degree
6 24 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.13%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.58%) CCSA
8 13 (3.58%) CCIP
9 12 (3.31%) CCIE
10 11 (3.03%) MCSE
10 11 (3.03%) JNCIA
11 10 (2.75%) MCITP
12 8 (2.20%) CCENT
12 8 (2.20%) MCTS
13 7 (1.93%) MCP
14 6 (1.65%) MCDST
15 5 (1.38%) MCSA
16 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
16 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.83%) GPG13
3 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 25 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.20%) XenApp
5 7 (1.93%) StorNext
6 5 (1.38%) vSphere
7 4 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.83%) Squid
9 2 (0.55%) Firmware
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.10%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.55%) MOM
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 238 (65.56%) Cisco
2 112 (30.85%) Juniper
3 91 (25.07%) F5
4 89 (24.52%) CheckPoint
5 83 (22.87%) Microsoft
6 63 (17.36%) VMware
7 39 (10.74%) Blue Coat
8 37 (10.19%) Citrix
9 34 (9.37%) HP
10 18 (4.96%) Crossbeam
10 18 (4.96%) Trend Micro
10 18 (4.96%) Meraki
11 14 (3.86%) Fortinet
11 14 (3.86%) ProCurve
12 13 (3.58%) Riverbed
12 13 (3.58%) McAfee
13 12 (3.31%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.48%) WatchGuard
14 9 (2.48%) Huawei
14 9 (2.48%) Avaya
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