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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 701 787 720
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 209 179 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 185 153 204
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +82 206 £40,250 +15.00% 17
South East +75 86 £45,000 +26.76% 11
London +60 54 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Hampshire +23 21 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Berkshire +28 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -9 19 £35,000 +28.44%
South West -3 18 £28,500 -5.78% 3
East Sussex - 18 £45,000 - 2
Brighton - 18 £45,000 - 2
Kent - 15 £37,500 - 1
City of London +56 14 £48,750 -13.33%
Coventry +11 13 £25,000 -33.33%
Eastleigh - 12 £42,500 - 1
Reading +24 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +13 9 £30,000 -13.04% 2
Bracknell +4 9 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Surrey +22 8 £39,250 +15.44%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 8 £52,500 +90.90%
Leeds +16 7 £28,750 -17.85% 2
West Yorkshire +16 7 £28,750 -17.85% 2
East of England +15 7 £26,000 -13.33%
Wiltshire - 7 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands +16 6 £37,500 +13.63%
Southampton +2 6 £41,500 -9.28% 1
Oxfordshire +1 6 £32,500 +80.55% 3
North West -4 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Bristol +6 5 £24,500 -25.75% 1
Corsham - 5 £38,000 -
Northamptonshire +21 4 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +10 4 £26,000 -11.86%

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 354 (77.12%) Cisco
2 296 (64.49%) Cisco Certification
3 242 (52.72%) Firewall
4 196 (42.70%) CCNA
5 191 (41.61%) CCNP
6 161 (35.08%) WAN
7 146 (31.81%) VPN
8 142 (30.94%) LAN
9 122 (26.58%) OSPF
10 121 (26.36%) Windows
11 119 (25.93%) BGP
12 115 (25.05%) MPLS
13 113 (24.62%) Linux
14 112 (24.40%) TCP/IP
15 108 (23.53%) Juniper
16 107 (23.31%) Wireless
17 103 (22.44%) CheckPoint
18 99 (21.57%) DNS
18 99 (21.57%) ITIL
19 98 (21.35%) Microsoft
20 88 (19.17%) Network Security
21 82 (17.86%) F5
22 75 (16.34%) Windows Server
23 70 (15.25%) VLAN
24 68 (14.81%) Active Directory
25 66 (14.38%) Cisco ASA
25 66 (14.38%) VoIP
26 64 (13.94%) DHCP
27 62 (13.51%) VMware
28 59 (12.85%) EIGRP

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 31 (6.75%) IIS
2 24 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.92%) Apache
4 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.53%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.65%) SAS
8 3 (0.65%) WordPress
9 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.44%) JBoss
9 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.14%) MS Office
3 8 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.83%) Office 365
3 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 242 (52.72%) Firewall
2 161 (35.08%) WAN
3 146 (31.81%) VPN
4 142 (30.94%) LAN
5 122 (26.58%) OSPF
6 119 (25.93%) BGP
7 115 (25.05%) MPLS
8 112 (24.40%) TCP/IP
9 107 (23.31%) Wireless
10 99 (21.57%) DNS
11 88 (19.17%) Network Security
12 70 (15.25%) VLAN
13 66 (14.38%) Cisco ASA
13 66 (14.38%) VoIP
14 64 (13.94%) DHCP
15 59 (12.85%) EIGRP
16 44 (9.59%) Cisco Nexus
17 38 (8.28%) Broadband
18 35 (7.63%) Multicast
18 35 (7.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.22%) Big Data
3 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
3 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 45 (9.80%) Finance
2 36 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.79%) Banking
4 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.74%) Retail
6 6 (1.31%) Electronics
7 5 (1.09%) French Language
8 4 (0.87%) Advertising
8 4 (0.87%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.61%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.87%) Web Services
3 3 (0.65%) HTML
4 2 (0.44%) ADSI
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.55%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 21 (4.58%) e-Health
4 16 (3.49%) IPTV
5 14 (3.05%) Over-the-Top Content
6 10 (2.18%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.74%) Clustering
7 8 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.22%) CCTV
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.22%) iPad
11 1 (0.22%) iPhone
11 1 (0.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.36%) Windows
2 113 (24.62%) Linux
3 75 (16.34%) Windows Server
4 52 (11.33%) Unix
5 34 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.74%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.87%) AIX
9 4 (0.87%) Android
9 4 (0.87%) Debian
10 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.65%) CentOS
11 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.44%) Solaris
11 2 (0.44%) VyOS
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.57%) ITIL
2 49 (10.68%) Network Design
2 49 (10.68%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (5.88%) High Availability
4 25 (5.45%) Load Balancing
5 24 (5.23%) Change Management
5 24 (5.23%) Project Management
5 24 (5.23%) Service Delivery
6 21 (4.58%) Incident Management
7 20 (4.36%) Presales
8 18 (3.92%) DevOps
8 18 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 17 (3.70%) Open Source
9 17 (3.70%) Service Management
10 14 (3.05%) HOOD
11 13 (2.83%) Change Control
12 12 (2.61%) Capacity Management
13 11 (2.40%) Migration
13 11 (2.40%) Network Management
13 11 (2.40%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.14%) Perl
2 18 (3.92%) Python
3 16 (3.49%) SQL
4 15 (3.27%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.74%) PHP
6 6 (1.31%) Java
7 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.44%) C
8 2 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.22%) Korn
9 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 296 (64.49%) Cisco Certification
2 196 (42.70%) CCNA
3 191 (41.61%) CCNP
4 55 (11.98%) Security Cleared
5 41 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 32 (6.97%) CCSP
7 28 (6.10%) CCSE
7 28 (6.10%) DV Cleared
8 26 (5.66%) Degree
9 24 (5.23%) JNCIA
10 22 (4.79%) JNCIS
11 21 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (3.92%) JNCIE
12 18 (3.92%) JNCIP
13 13 (2.83%) CCIE
13 13 (2.83%) CCSA
14 11 (2.40%) MCSA
15 10 (2.18%) CCDA
16 9 (1.96%) CCIP
16 9 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.84%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.65%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.01%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.27%) Firmware
5 13 (2.83%) vSphere
6 9 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (1.31%) Squid
8 2 (0.44%) NFS
8 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.05%) Puppet
3 13 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.87%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.87%) SCCM
6 4 (0.87%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.44%) OPNET
7 2 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.22%) Ansible
8 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.22%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.22%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 354 (77.12%) Cisco
2 108 (23.53%) Juniper
3 103 (22.44%) CheckPoint
4 98 (21.35%) Microsoft
5 82 (17.86%) F5
6 62 (13.51%) VMware
7 55 (11.98%) Palo Alto
8 23 (5.01%) Brocade
9 22 (4.79%) HP
9 22 (4.79%) NetScout
10 21 (4.58%) Extreme Networks
11 18 (3.92%) Blue Coat
12 15 (3.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 14 (3.05%) Akamai
13 14 (3.05%) Citrix
13 14 (3.05%) SevOne
14 13 (2.83%) Dell
15 12 (2.61%) SolarWinds
16 11 (2.40%) Fortinet
16 11 (2.40%) Red Hat
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