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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 754 749 717
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 139 158 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125 123 123
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.44%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 -12 133 £37,500 +7.14% 11
London +9 45 £40,000 - 2
South East +12 37 £39,500 +43.63% 3
West Midlands +4 12 £50,000 +42.85% 3
South West -13 12 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Surrey +8 11 £34,000 +51.11%
Berkshire +10 10 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Yorkshire +3 10 £26,900 -23.14% 1
City of London +17 9 £46,000 +15.00% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £34,500 +18.96%
East of England -25 8 £27,000 -16.92%
Leeds +10 7 £26,300 -31.68%
West Yorkshire -6 7 £26,300 -24.85%
Hampshire +7 5 £40,000 +88.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £45,000 +15.38%
Bristol - 5 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham +13 4 £55,000 +76.00%
Oxfordshire 0 4 £38,500 +108.10%
Suffolk -2 4 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire -11 4 £30,750 -12.14%
Devon - 4 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £34,500 -
Exeter - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford 0 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Slough -3 3 £62,500 +150.00%
West Sussex -3 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 226 (65.89%) Cisco
2 183 (53.35%) Firewall
3 160 (46.65%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (36.73%) CCNA
5 116 (33.82%) LAN
6 115 (33.53%) Windows
7 113 (32.94%) Juniper
8 87 (25.36%) F5
9 86 (25.07%) CCNP
10 82 (23.91%) CheckPoint
11 78 (22.74%) TCP/IP
11 78 (22.74%) WAN
12 76 (22.16%) Microsoft
13 72 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 65 (18.95%) VMware
15 64 (18.66%) Data Centre
16 63 (18.37%) Wireless
17 58 (16.91%) MS Exchange
18 56 (16.33%) OSPF
18 56 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
19 54 (15.74%) Linux
20 52 (15.16%) BGP
21 49 (14.29%) VPN
22 46 (13.41%) VoIP
23 44 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 41 (11.95%) SLA
25 40 (11.66%) Active Directory
25 40 (11.66%) Telecoms
26 36 (10.50%) Hyper-V
27 35 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 58 (16.91%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.17%) Lync
8 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.29%) Site Server
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.96%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (53.35%) Firewall
2 116 (33.82%) LAN
3 78 (22.74%) WAN
3 78 (22.74%) TCP/IP
4 72 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 63 (18.37%) Wireless
6 56 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (16.33%) OSPF
7 52 (15.16%) BGP
8 49 (14.29%) VPN
9 46 (13.41%) VoIP
10 35 (10.20%) DNS
11 33 (9.62%) DHCP
11 33 (9.62%) Network Security
12 29 (8.45%) MPLS
13 23 (6.71%) VLAN
14 22 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (5.54%) Internet
16 18 (5.25%) FWSM
17 13 (3.79%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.17%) MySQL
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (11.66%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.41%) Finance
3 15 (4.37%) Banking
4 11 (3.21%) Online Betting
4 11 (3.21%) Games
5 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.46%) Electronics
7 3 (0.87%) Military
7 3 (0.87%) French Language
8 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.66%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.21%) IPTV
2 11 (3.21%) Online Games
2 11 (3.21%) Online Banking
3 10 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.33%) e-Health
5 7 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 7 (2.04%) Replication
6 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.46%) IVR
8 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.87%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Photography
9 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.58%) iPhone
9 2 (0.58%) Social Media
9 2 (0.58%) iPad
9 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 115 (33.53%) Windows
2 54 (15.74%) Linux
3 35 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.33%) UNIX
7 7 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.46%) Solaris
9 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) NetWare
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.91%) ITIL
2 24 (7.00%) Service Delivery
3 20 (5.83%) Change Management
3 20 (5.83%) Load Balancing
4 17 (4.96%) Time Management
5 16 (4.66%) Network Design
5 16 (4.66%) Incident Management
6 14 (4.08%) Migration
7 12 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (3.50%) Network Architecture
8 11 (3.21%) Network Management
8 11 (3.21%) E-Commerce
8 11 (3.21%) Supplier Management
9 9 (2.62%) Mentoring
9 9 (2.62%) Converged Infrastructure
10 8 (2.33%) Line Management
10 8 (2.33%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.04%) Project Planning
11 7 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.71%) SQL
2 6 (1.75%) Perl
3 5 (1.46%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.46%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.17%) Python
4 4 (1.17%) PHP
5 3 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.29%) Korn
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (46.65%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (36.73%) CCNA
3 86 (25.07%) CCNP
4 44 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (8.45%) Degree
6 25 (7.29%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.66%) SC Cleared
8 14 (4.08%) CCIP
9 13 (3.79%) CCSA
9 13 (3.79%) JNCIA
10 12 (3.50%) CCIE
11 10 (2.92%) MCSE
11 10 (2.92%) MCITP
12 8 (2.33%) CCENT
13 6 (1.75%) MCDST
14 5 (1.46%) MCTS
14 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.46%) MCSA
15 4 (1.17%) CCVP
15 4 (1.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) GPG13
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (11.66%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.50%) Hyper-V
3 31 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.33%) XenApp
5 7 (2.04%) StorNext
6 4 (1.17%) vSphere
7 3 (0.87%) Firmware
8 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) Squid
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.87%) Puppet
3 3 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.58%) MOM
4 2 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 226 (65.89%) Cisco
2 113 (32.94%) Juniper
3 87 (25.36%) F5
4 82 (23.91%) CheckPoint
5 76 (22.16%) Microsoft
6 65 (18.95%) VMware
7 35 (10.20%) Blue Coat
8 33 (9.62%) Citrix
9 32 (9.33%) HP
10 19 (5.54%) Meraki
11 17 (4.96%) Trend Micro
11 17 (4.96%) Crossbeam
12 14 (4.08%) ProCurve
13 13 (3.79%) Riverbed
13 13 (3.79%) Fortinet
14 12 (3.50%) McAfee
15 11 (3.21%) Huawei
16 10 (2.92%) Avaya
17 9 (2.62%) WatchGuard
18 8 (2.33%) Sophos
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