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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 729 728 702
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 169 162 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 129 128 144
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 +7 165 £37,000 -1.33% 14
South East +19 69 £36,000 -4.00% 4
London +14 42 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Surrey +6 24 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Berkshire +12 23 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Yorkshire -16 17 £35,000 +94.44%
Reading +13 14 £37,000 -17.77%
West Yorkshire -4 13 £35,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire - 13 £22,500 - 1
City of London +31 12 £55,000 +25.71% 1
West Midlands -5 12 £30,000 +13.20% 3
East of England -28 9 £35,000 +12.00%
Oxford - 9 £22,500 - 1
North West 0 8 £31,250 -11.34%
Bradford -2 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Slough - 8 £40,000 - 1
Chertsey - 6 £42,000 -
Telford -1 5 £30,000 -
South West -6 5 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Shropshire -6 5 £30,000 +17.64%
Kent - 5 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £31,250 -
Bedfordshire +9 4 £35,000 +3.70%
Hertfordshire -19 4 £35,000 +32.07%
Preston - 4 £31,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +30 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Nottinghamshire +11 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Nottingham +10 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Leeds -4 3 £33,000 +1.53%

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 224 (65.88%) Cisco
2 194 (57.06%) Cisco Certification
3 163 (47.94%) Firewall
4 151 (44.41%) CCNA
5 120 (35.29%) Windows
6 106 (31.18%) WAN
7 105 (30.88%) VMware
8 104 (30.59%) TCP/IP
9 96 (28.24%) CCNP
10 87 (25.59%) LAN
11 80 (23.53%) VPN
12 73 (21.47%) Microsoft
13 72 (21.18%) Active Directory
14 70 (20.59%) DNS
14 70 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
15 69 (20.29%) Linux
16 58 (17.06%) BGP
16 58 (17.06%) Telecoms
17 57 (16.76%) Juniper
18 55 (16.18%) Degree
19 54 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
20 52 (15.29%) MPLS
21 49 (14.41%) SSL
22 48 (14.12%) MS Excel
23 46 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
24 44 (12.94%) ITIL
25 43 (12.65%) F5
25 43 (12.65%) Internet
25 43 (12.65%) Finance
26 42 (12.35%) SAN

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.53%) Lync
3 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.65%) Apache
4 7 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.59%) Moodle
7 2 (0.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.00%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) SaaS
1 7 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 163 (47.94%) Firewall
2 106 (31.18%) WAN
3 104 (30.59%) TCP/IP
4 87 (25.59%) LAN
5 80 (23.53%) VPN
6 70 (20.59%) DNS
6 70 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
7 58 (17.06%) BGP
8 52 (15.29%) MPLS
9 49 (14.41%) SSL
10 43 (12.65%) Internet
11 42 (12.35%) SAN
12 41 (12.06%) Wireless
13 40 (11.76%) VoIP
14 39 (11.47%) OSPF
15 37 (10.88%) VLAN
16 33 (9.71%) IPsec
17 31 (9.12%) HTTP
18 30 (8.82%) SNMP
19 29 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (17.06%) Telecoms
2 43 (12.65%) Finance
3 15 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.06%) Back Office
5 6 (1.76%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.18%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Billing
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) CSS
2 1 (0.29%) Middleware
2 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (1.76%) Smartphone
4 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.88%) IVR
6 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.59%) Clustering
6 2 (0.59%) VLE
7 1 (0.29%) Replication
7 1 (0.29%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.29%) CMDB
7 1 (0.29%) Statistics
7 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.29%) Open Source
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 120 (35.29%) Windows
2 69 (20.29%) Linux
3 54 (15.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (9.12%) Windows 7
5 30 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (8.82%) UNIX
6 14 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.82%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.06%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.76%) Solaris
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.94%) ITIL
2 20 (5.88%) Network Management
3 19 (5.59%) Project Management
4 16 (4.71%) Problem Management
5 14 (4.12%) Release Management
5 14 (4.12%) Change Management
5 14 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (2.65%) Mentoring
7 9 (2.65%) Quality Management
7 9 (2.65%) Service Delivery
7 9 (2.65%) QMS
7 9 (2.65%) Network Design
7 9 (2.65%) Incident Management
7 9 (2.65%) Load Balancing
8 7 (2.06%) Information Security
9 6 (1.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (1.47%) Service Management
10 5 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.88%) SQL
2 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.29%) AWK
Qualifications
1 194 (57.06%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (44.41%) CCNA
3 96 (28.24%) CCNP
4 55 (16.18%) Degree
5 40 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (6.47%) MCITP
7 15 (4.41%) MCSE
8 14 (4.12%) Security Cleared
9 12 (3.53%) JNCIA
10 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.65%) CCVP
11 9 (2.65%) CCIE
11 9 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.35%) CCIP
12 8 (2.35%) MCP
13 6 (1.76%) CCDP
14 5 (1.47%) SCSA
14 5 (1.47%) Sun Certification
15 4 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.88%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.41%) SLA
2 7 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.06%) GPG13
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.41%) Firmware
5 11 (3.24%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.06%) Squid
7 6 (1.76%) vSphere
8 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.18%) XenApp
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (2.35%) SCOM
5 7 (2.06%) Cisco IPCC
6 5 (1.47%) WSUS
6 5 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.18%) SCCM
7 4 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.88%) OPNET
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.29%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) OpenView
10 1 (0.29%) OVSD
10 1 (0.29%) Nagios
10 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 224 (65.88%) Cisco
2 105 (30.88%) VMware
3 73 (21.47%) Microsoft
4 57 (16.76%) Juniper
5 43 (12.65%) F5
6 41 (12.06%) CheckPoint
7 37 (10.88%) Blue Coat
7 37 (10.88%) Citrix
8 30 (8.82%) HP
9 24 (7.06%) Websense
9 24 (7.06%) Fortinet
10 20 (5.88%) SonicWALL
11 18 (5.29%) SolarWinds
12 17 (5.00%) WatchGuard
13 15 (4.41%) Clearswift
14 11 (3.24%) Oracle
15 10 (2.94%) Riverbed
16 9 (2.65%) Red Hat
17 8 (2.35%) Dell
17 8 (2.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
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