The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 702 703 738
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 185 244 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 204 180
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title.

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 6 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 182 £38,750 -8.82% 15
South East +74 100 £40,000 -6.97% 6
East Sussex - 34 £37,000 - 2
Brighton - 34 £37,000 - 2
London +22 31 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Berkshire +25 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hampshire +9 15 £45,000 +87.50% 1
Oxfordshire +35 14 £32,500 +4.83%
Reading +24 14 £60,000 +11.62% 3
East Midlands +12 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Abingdon - 13 £32,500 -
Bracknell +11 11 £50,000 +6.38%
South West +6 10 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Manchester -12 10 £30,000 -14.28%
North West -17 10 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Northampton +14 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +10 8 £42,500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire +9 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -27 8 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Eastleigh - 8 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +8 7 £25,500 -40.00%
East of England 0 7 £30,000 -24.05% 1
Southampton +12 6 £45,000 -1.63%
Coventry 0 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £30,000 -27.27%
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Leicester - 4 £45,000 -
Bury - 4 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +16 3 £31,000 -11.42%
City of London +8 3 £55,000 +25.00%

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Network Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 309 (76.49%) Cisco
2 261 (64.60%) Cisco Certification
3 210 (51.98%) Firewall
4 191 (47.28%) CCNA
5 160 (39.60%) CCNP
6 152 (37.62%) WAN
7 140 (34.65%) LAN
8 126 (31.19%) Windows
9 122 (30.20%) VPN
10 109 (26.98%) TCP/IP
11 107 (26.49%) DNS
11 107 (26.49%) Linux
12 92 (22.77%) Wireless
13 88 (21.78%) OSPF
14 87 (21.53%) Juniper
14 87 (21.53%) VMware
15 85 (21.04%) MPLS
16 84 (20.79%) Windows Server
17 82 (20.30%) CheckPoint
17 82 (20.30%) VLAN
18 81 (20.05%) VoIP
19 78 (19.31%) Microsoft
19 78 (19.31%) ITIL
20 76 (18.81%) Data Centre
21 75 (18.56%) Active Directory
22 72 (17.82%) BGP
23 71 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
24 68 (16.83%) DHCP
25 60 (14.85%) Network Security
26 55 (13.61%) F5

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (8.66%) IIS
2 25 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.46%) Apache
4 15 (3.71%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.74%) SAS
10 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.25%) Confluence
11 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.96%) Office 365
3 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.99%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 210 (51.98%) Firewall
2 152 (37.62%) WAN
3 140 (34.65%) LAN
4 122 (30.20%) VPN
5 109 (26.98%) TCP/IP
6 107 (26.49%) DNS
7 92 (22.77%) Wireless
8 88 (21.78%) OSPF
9 85 (21.04%) MPLS
10 82 (20.30%) VLAN
11 81 (20.05%) VoIP
12 72 (17.82%) BGP
13 71 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
14 68 (16.83%) DHCP
15 60 (14.85%) Network Security
16 46 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (10.40%) SAN
18 33 (8.17%) EIGRP
19 30 (7.43%) Cisco IOS
19 30 (7.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.25%) Big Data
3 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 27 (6.68%) Finance
2 22 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.71%) Banking
4 12 (2.97%) Retail
5 9 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.73%) Law
7 5 (1.24%) Legal
8 4 (0.99%) Back Office
9 3 (0.74%) French Language
9 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.97%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.99%) Web Services
3 2 (0.50%) ADSI
4 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.81%) Data Centre
2 44 (10.89%) Driving Licence
3 21 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.48%) Clustering
5 9 (2.23%) e-Health
6 8 (1.98%) IPTV
7 6 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (1.49%) Replication
8 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.50%) CCTV
10 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.25%) iPad
11 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 126 (31.19%) Windows
2 107 (26.49%) Linux
3 84 (20.79%) Windows Server
4 41 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (8.91%) Unix
6 33 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.98%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.99%) CentOS
11 4 (0.99%) Solaris
11 4 (0.99%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.50%) AIX
12 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.50%) VMS
12 2 (0.50%) VyOS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.31%) ITIL
2 32 (7.92%) Network Design
3 30 (7.43%) DevOps
4 27 (6.68%) Service Delivery
5 24 (5.94%) Load Balancing
6 23 (5.69%) Change Management
7 22 (5.45%) Project Management
8 18 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (4.21%) Migration
9 17 (4.21%) Open Source
10 16 (3.96%) Service Management
11 14 (3.47%) High Availability
11 14 (3.47%) Presales
11 14 (3.47%) Problem Management
12 13 (3.22%) Change Control
12 13 (3.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 12 (2.97%) Incident Management
14 11 (2.72%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 11 (2.72%) ITIL V3
15 10 (2.48%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.70%) SQL
2 11 (2.72%) Perl
3 10 (2.48%) Python
4 8 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.24%) PHP
6 3 (0.74%) Java
6 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.50%) C
7 2 (0.50%) C++
7 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 261 (64.60%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (47.28%) CCNA
3 160 (39.60%) CCNP
4 35 (8.66%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.94%) JNCIA
6 22 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.70%) CCSA
8 16 (3.96%) CCSE
8 16 (3.96%) Degree
8 16 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (3.71%) CCNP Voice
9 15 (3.71%) CCSP
10 12 (2.97%) CCDA
10 12 (2.97%) CCIE
10 12 (2.97%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.48%) MCP
12 9 (2.23%) CCDP
13 8 (1.98%) MCSE
14 6 (1.49%) CCIP
14 6 (1.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.93%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.44%) vSphere
4 19 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.47%) Firmware
6 8 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.74%) Squid
9 2 (0.50%) NFS
10 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.25%) Samba
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
10 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.45%) Puppet
2 21 (5.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.47%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.99%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.99%) SCCM
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.50%) Iperf
7 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.50%) OPNET
7 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.25%) Ansible
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 309 (76.49%) Cisco
2 87 (21.53%) Juniper
2 87 (21.53%) VMware
3 82 (20.30%) CheckPoint
4 78 (19.31%) Microsoft
5 55 (13.61%) F5
6 49 (12.13%) Palo Alto
7 26 (6.44%) HP
8 19 (4.70%) Dell
8 19 (4.70%) Extreme Networks
8 19 (4.70%) SolarWinds
9 18 (4.46%) Brocade
10 16 (3.96%) NetApp
11 15 (3.71%) NetScout
12 14 (3.47%) Citrix
13 12 (2.97%) SonicWALL
14 11 (2.72%) Avaya
14 11 (2.72%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.48%) Fortinet
16 9 (2.23%) Nimble Storage
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