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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 725 766 725
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 153 127 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 118 92 128
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £36,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,100 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
England +21 150 £37,500 - 24
London +35 65 £42,500 -15.00% 10
South East -22 56 £35,000 -6.66% 6
City of London +15 25 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Surrey +10 22 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Berkshire -10 16 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Reading +10 12 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £22,500 -
West Midlands -15 9 £31,500 +11.50% 1
Oxford - 8 £22,500 -
North West -4 7 £31,500 +43.18% 2
Lancashire - 6 £31,250 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £37,500 -
Shropshire -12 5 £30,250 +10.00%
Chertsey - 5 £39,000 - 1
Staines - 5 £41,000 - 1
Yorkshire -10 4 £31,250 +25.00% 1
Preston - 4 £31,250 -
East Midlands +19 3 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Kent -5 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Telford -5 3 £28,500 -
East of England -19 3 £37,000 +39.62% 1
Reigate - 3 £38,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 2 £36,250 +64.77%
South West -19 2 £36,250 +101.38% 1
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £31,250 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Slough - 2 £40,000 -
Thame - 2 £36,750 -

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 226 (69.33%) Cisco
2 168 (51.53%) Cisco Certification
3 148 (45.40%) Firewall
4 132 (40.49%) CCNA
5 108 (33.13%) TCP/IP
6 106 (32.52%) Windows
7 104 (31.90%) WAN
8 88 (26.99%) LAN
9 83 (25.46%) VPN
9 83 (25.46%) VMware
10 80 (24.54%) CCNP
11 74 (22.70%) BGP
12 69 (21.17%) DNS
13 63 (19.33%) Microsoft
13 63 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
14 61 (18.71%) Active Directory
15 59 (18.10%) Linux
16 57 (17.48%) SSL
17 55 (16.87%) Juniper
17 55 (16.87%) MPLS
18 54 (16.56%) Telecoms
19 53 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 52 (15.95%) CheckPoint
21 51 (15.64%) OSPF
22 47 (14.42%) Degree
23 46 (14.11%) VoIP
24 45 (13.80%) Wireless
25 42 (12.88%) SLA
26 41 (12.58%) Internet
26 41 (12.58%) Finance

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (10.12%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.91%) Lync
3 9 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.15%) Apache
6 4 (1.23%) Moodle
7 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.76%) Office 365
2 7 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 148 (45.40%) Firewall
2 108 (33.13%) TCP/IP
3 104 (31.90%) WAN
4 88 (26.99%) LAN
5 83 (25.46%) VPN
6 74 (22.70%) BGP
7 69 (21.17%) DNS
8 63 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (17.48%) SSL
10 55 (16.87%) MPLS
11 51 (15.64%) OSPF
12 46 (14.11%) VoIP
13 45 (13.80%) Wireless
14 41 (12.58%) Internet
15 37 (11.35%) VLAN
15 37 (11.35%) IPsec
16 36 (11.04%) SNMP
17 35 (10.74%) SAN
18 32 (9.82%) HSRP
19 30 (9.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (16.56%) Telecoms
2 41 (12.58%) Finance
3 14 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.99%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.15%) Back Office
6 6 (1.84%) Retail
7 5 (1.53%) Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (1.23%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Billing
9 3 (0.92%) Advertising
10 2 (0.61%) Law
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.31%) Middleware
2 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (1.84%) Smartphone
4 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.23%) VLE
5 4 (1.23%) IVR
6 3 (0.92%) CMDB
6 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.92%) Derivative
6 3 (0.92%) SecurID
7 1 (0.31%) New Media
7 1 (0.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 106 (32.52%) Windows
2 59 (18.10%) Linux
3 53 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (8.28%) UNIX
6 23 (7.06%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.84%) Solaris
10 4 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.31%) HPUX
12 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (11.96%) ITIL
2 31 (9.51%) Network Management
3 17 (5.21%) Change Management
4 15 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (4.60%) Project Management
5 12 (3.68%) Problem Management
6 11 (3.37%) Network Design
6 11 (3.37%) Load Balancing
7 10 (3.07%) Information Security
7 10 (3.07%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.07%) Release Management
7 10 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (2.76%) QMS
8 9 (2.76%) Quality Management
9 8 (2.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (2.15%) Mentoring
11 6 (1.84%) E-Commerce
11 6 (1.84%) Configuration Management
11 6 (1.84%) Service Management
11 6 (1.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.21%) SQL
2 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.31%) C
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 168 (51.53%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (40.49%) CCNA
3 80 (24.54%) CCNP
4 47 (14.42%) Degree
5 31 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.91%) MCSE
7 14 (4.29%) MCITP
8 10 (3.07%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.76%) JNCIA
10 8 (2.45%) MCP
11 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.15%) CCIE
12 6 (1.84%) CCIP
13 5 (1.53%) SCSA
13 5 (1.53%) Sun Certification
14 4 (1.23%) CCDP
14 4 (1.23%) CCVP
14 4 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.92%) VCP4
15 3 (0.92%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.88%) SLA
2 10 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (3.07%) PCI DSS
2 10 (3.07%) GPG13
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.37%) Firmware
5 10 (3.07%) Squid
6 7 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.84%) XenApp
8 4 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.92%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) UAG
10 1 (0.31%) XenServer
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (6.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (4.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (3.99%) Cisco IPCC
4 11 (3.37%) OPNET
5 10 (3.07%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (2.45%) SCOM
7 6 (1.84%) WSUS
8 5 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.53%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.23%) SCCM
10 2 (0.61%) OpenView
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.61%) Puppet
11 1 (0.31%) OVSD
11 1 (0.31%) Nagios
11 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 226 (69.33%) Cisco
2 83 (25.46%) VMware
3 63 (19.33%) Microsoft
4 55 (16.87%) Juniper
5 52 (15.95%) CheckPoint
6 41 (12.58%) F5
7 38 (11.66%) Blue Coat
8 36 (11.04%) SolarWinds
9 28 (8.59%) HP
10 27 (8.28%) Citrix
11 26 (7.98%) Websense
12 24 (7.36%) Fortinet
13 20 (6.13%) SonicWALL
14 16 (4.91%) Riverbed
14 16 (4.91%) WatchGuard
15 14 (4.29%) Clearswift
16 11 (3.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 10 (3.07%) Oracle
18 6 (1.84%) Sun
18 6 (1.84%) Dell
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Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Derby
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits & package
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City of London
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Derby
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