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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 691 785 652
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -133
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 206 148 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 170 116 184
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,275 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.58% -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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +114 202 £37,500 +13.63% 24
London +80 79 £39,500 -12.22% 5
South East +25 65 £39,500 +20.61% 11
Berkshire +15 30 £40,000 -5.88% 4
City of London +54 19 £39,500 -16.84% 2
East of England +12 15 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Reading -1 12 £40,000 +17.64%
Suffolk - 12 £25,000 - 1
South West -2 11 £26,000 -7.96%
East Midlands +16 10 £34,500 -2.81%
West Midlands +6 9 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £28,000 -12.50% 3
Milton Keynes -14 9 £28,000 -13.84%
Surrey +22 8 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Oxfordshire +21 8 £39,500 +32.21% 2
Manchester +8 7 £26,000 -35.00%
North West +2 7 £26,000 -30.66% 2
Shropshire - 7 £34,500 -
Yorkshire -5 6 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £26,000 -
Derbyshire - 6 £35,000 -
Stockport - 6 £26,000 -
Oxford +17 5 £39,500 +47.66% 2
Hampshire -8 5 £34,000 +24.77% 1
Swindon - 5 £26,000 -
Telford - 5 £30,000 -
Leeds +19 4 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Bracknell +14 4 £52,250 +13.58%
West Yorkshire +12 4 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Somerset - 3 £26,000 -

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 242 (68.56%) Cisco
2 175 (49.58%) Firewall
3 144 (40.79%) Cisco Certification
4 135 (38.24%) LAN
5 111 (31.44%) TCP/IP
6 110 (31.16%) CCNA
7 109 (30.88%) Windows
8 102 (28.90%) WAN
9 96 (27.20%) Juniper
9 96 (27.20%) BGP
10 84 (23.80%) CheckPoint
11 82 (23.23%) Microsoft
12 81 (22.95%) F5
13 79 (22.38%) CCNP
14 76 (21.53%) OSPF
15 67 (18.98%) Cisco ASA
16 60 (17.00%) Wireless
17 59 (16.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 56 (15.86%) VPN
19 53 (15.01%) SLA
20 52 (14.73%) VoIP
20 52 (14.73%) Linux
20 52 (14.73%) Data Centre
21 51 (14.45%) MS Exchange
21 51 (14.45%) Active Directory
22 50 (14.16%) VMware
23 47 (13.31%) DNS
24 44 (12.46%) Telecoms
25 41 (11.61%) ITIL
26 40 (11.33%) MPLS

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 51 (14.45%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.12%) Lync
8 3 (0.85%) Moodle
8 3 (0.85%) Apache
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.68%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (49.58%) Firewall
2 135 (38.24%) LAN
3 111 (31.44%) TCP/IP
4 102 (28.90%) WAN
5 96 (27.20%) BGP
6 76 (21.53%) OSPF
7 67 (18.98%) Cisco ASA
8 60 (17.00%) Wireless
9 59 (16.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 56 (15.86%) VPN
11 52 (14.73%) VoIP
12 47 (13.31%) DNS
13 40 (11.33%) MPLS
14 36 (10.20%) HSRP
15 34 (9.63%) FWSM
16 33 (9.35%) VRRP
17 29 (8.22%) Internet
18 28 (7.93%) DHCP
18 28 (7.93%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (7.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (12.46%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.23%) Finance
3 12 (3.40%) Banking
4 10 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.70%) Games
5 6 (1.70%) French Language
5 6 (1.70%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.42%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (1.42%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.13%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.55%) e-Health
5 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.98%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.70%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.70%) IPTV
7 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.70%) Online Games
8 5 (1.42%) Replication
9 4 (1.13%) SecurID
10 3 (0.85%) VLE
10 3 (0.85%) Derivative
10 3 (0.85%) User Experience
10 3 (0.85%) CMDB
11 2 (0.57%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 109 (30.88%) Windows
2 52 (14.73%) Linux
3 38 (10.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.82%) UNIX
6 10 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.55%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.57%) Solaris
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.61%) ITIL
2 29 (8.22%) Network Management
3 24 (6.80%) Load Balancing
4 20 (5.67%) Change Management
5 14 (3.97%) Service Delivery
6 12 (3.40%) Network Design
6 12 (3.40%) Incident Management
7 10 (2.83%) Migration
7 10 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (2.27%) Capacity Management
8 8 (2.27%) Information Security
9 7 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (1.98%) Configuration Management
9 7 (1.98%) Business Continuity
10 6 (1.70%) Network Architecture
10 6 (1.70%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (1.70%) Project Management
10 6 (1.70%) Service Management
10 6 (1.70%) E-Commerce
10 6 (1.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.25%) SQL
2 4 (1.13%) Perl
3 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.57%) Python
4 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 144 (40.79%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (31.16%) CCNA
3 79 (22.38%) CCNP
4 36 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (9.63%) Degree
6 20 (5.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.97%) MCSE
8 11 (3.12%) CCIE
8 11 (3.12%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.12%) JNCIA
9 10 (2.83%) CCSA
10 8 (2.27%) CCIP
10 8 (2.27%) CCENT
11 7 (1.98%) MCTS
12 6 (1.70%) MCITP
12 6 (1.70%) MCDST
12 6 (1.70%) CCDP
13 5 (1.42%) MCP
14 4 (1.13%) JNCIS
15 3 (0.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.01%) SLA
2 10 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.27%) GPG13
3 8 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.27%) Squid
5 7 (1.98%) XenApp
6 4 (1.13%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.13%) vSphere
7 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.57%) StorNext
7 2 (0.57%) Firmware
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
8 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.68%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (3.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.83%) OPNET
3 10 (2.83%) Cisco IPCC
4 8 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.70%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.57%) Puppet
7 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.57%) MOM
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.28%) SCOM
8 1 (0.28%) OpenView
8 1 (0.28%) Iperf
Vendors
1 242 (68.56%) Cisco
2 96 (27.20%) Juniper
3 84 (23.80%) CheckPoint
4 82 (23.23%) Microsoft
5 81 (22.95%) F5
6 50 (14.16%) VMware
7 39 (11.05%) Blue Coat
8 36 (10.20%) HP
9 35 (9.92%) SolarWinds
10 33 (9.35%) Citrix
11 16 (4.53%) Fortinet
11 16 (4.53%) Riverbed
12 14 (3.97%) Crossbeam
12 14 (3.97%) Trend Micro
13 12 (3.40%) ProCurve
14 11 (3.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 10 (2.83%) Brocade
16 9 (2.55%) CA
16 9 (2.55%) Avaya
16 9 (2.55%) McAfee
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago