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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 717 744 708
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 153 146 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 129 108 150
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +23 153 £37,500 - 17
London +42 76 £38,000 -24.00% 5
South East -38 49 £38,000 -0.65% 3
City of London +19 29 £47,500 -4.52% 1
Surrey +18 25 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -8 13 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Staines - 11 £41,000 -
West Midlands -29 9 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Oxfordshire +7 7 £22,500 -40.00%
Reading 0 7 £50,000 -
South West -20 7 £22,500 +25.00%
Shropshire -16 6 £30,250 +10.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +30 5 £23,500 -21.66%
Oxford +8 5 £22,500 -40.00%
Derbyshire - 4 £23,500 -
Slough +6 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Telford -8 3 £28,500 - 1
Rainham - 3 £32,500 -
Reigate - 3 £38,000 -
Derby - 3 £23,500 -
Chertsey - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £32,750 -6.42% 1
Truro -1 2 £20,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -8 2 £31,250 +25.00% 1
East of England -10 2 £28,000 -17.03% 1
Cornwall -11 2 £20,000 +11.11%
North West -14 2 - - 3
Somerset - 2 £26,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £36,250 -

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 222 (68.73%) Cisco
2 152 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 150 (46.44%) Firewall
4 115 (35.60%) CCNA
5 109 (33.75%) Windows
6 106 (32.82%) WAN
7 103 (31.89%) TCP/IP
8 98 (30.34%) LAN
9 88 (27.24%) BGP
10 84 (26.01%) VPN
11 81 (25.08%) CCNP
12 79 (24.46%) VMware
13 71 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
14 69 (21.36%) Microsoft
15 64 (19.81%) DNS
16 60 (18.58%) Active Directory
17 59 (18.27%) Linux
18 57 (17.65%) MPLS
19 56 (17.34%) CheckPoint
20 55 (17.03%) OSPF
21 49 (15.17%) ITIL
21 49 (15.17%) Telecoms
22 48 (14.86%) SSL
22 48 (14.86%) SLA
23 47 (14.55%) VoIP
23 47 (14.55%) Juniper
23 47 (14.55%) Wireless
24 46 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
24 46 (14.24%) F5
25 44 (13.62%) Degree

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.64%) Lync
3 14 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.17%) Apache
6 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.24%) Moodle
8 2 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.57%) MS Office
3 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.72%) Office 365
2 7 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 150 (46.44%) Firewall
2 106 (32.82%) WAN
3 103 (31.89%) TCP/IP
4 98 (30.34%) LAN
5 88 (27.24%) BGP
6 84 (26.01%) VPN
7 71 (21.98%) Cisco ASA
8 64 (19.81%) DNS
9 57 (17.65%) MPLS
10 55 (17.03%) OSPF
11 48 (14.86%) SSL
12 47 (14.55%) VoIP
12 47 (14.55%) Wireless
13 41 (12.69%) IPsec
14 40 (12.38%) HSRP
15 38 (11.76%) EIGRP
16 37 (11.46%) VRRP
17 36 (11.15%) Internet
18 35 (10.84%) VLAN
19 34 (10.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (15.17%) Telecoms
2 33 (10.22%) Finance
3 12 (3.72%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.72%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.17%) Back Office
5 5 (1.55%) Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Retail
6 4 (1.24%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (0.93%) French Language
7 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.93%) Billing
7 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.62%) CSS
2 1 (0.31%) Middleware
2 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.86%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.24%) VLE
5 4 (1.24%) SecurID
6 3 (0.93%) User Experience
6 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.93%) Derivative
6 3 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.62%) New Media
8 1 (0.31%) Open Source
8 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.31%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.31%) IVR
8 1 (0.31%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 109 (33.75%) Windows
2 59 (18.27%) Linux
3 46 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (9.29%) UNIX
6 20 (6.19%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.79%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.86%) Solaris
9 6 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.17%) ITIL
2 34 (10.53%) Network Management
3 21 (6.50%) Change Management
3 21 (6.50%) Load Balancing
4 12 (3.72%) Information Security
4 12 (3.72%) Network Design
5 11 (3.41%) Incident Management
5 11 (3.41%) Problem Management
5 11 (3.41%) Project Management
6 10 (3.10%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (2.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (2.79%) Quality Management
7 9 (2.79%) QMS
8 8 (2.48%) Service Management
8 8 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (2.17%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.17%) Release Management
10 6 (1.86%) Configuration Management
10 6 (1.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.95%) SQL
2 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.31%) C
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 152 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (35.60%) CCNA
3 81 (25.08%) CCNP
4 44 (13.62%) Degree
5 28 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.95%) MCSE
7 10 (3.10%) MCP
7 10 (3.10%) MCITP
7 10 (3.10%) CCIE
7 10 (3.10%) VCP4
8 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.86%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.55%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.55%) MCTS
10 5 (1.55%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.55%) SCSA
11 4 (1.24%) CCIP
11 4 (1.24%) CCDP
11 4 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (14.86%) SLA
2 14 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.72%) GPG13
3 12 (3.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (18.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.72%) Squid
5 9 (2.79%) Firmware
6 8 (2.48%) XenApp
7 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.93%) vSphere
8 3 (0.93%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.31%) XenServer
10 1 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (4.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (4.02%) Cisco IPCC
4 11 (3.41%) OPNET
5 10 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (2.17%) SCOM
7 6 (1.86%) WSUS
8 5 (1.55%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.55%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.24%) SCCM
10 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.62%) OpenView
11 2 (0.62%) Puppet
12 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.31%) OVSD
12 1 (0.31%) Nagios
12 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 222 (68.73%) Cisco
2 79 (24.46%) VMware
3 69 (21.36%) Microsoft
4 56 (17.34%) CheckPoint
5 47 (14.55%) Juniper
6 46 (14.24%) F5
7 40 (12.38%) SolarWinds
8 37 (11.46%) Blue Coat
9 30 (9.29%) Citrix
10 29 (8.98%) HP
11 26 (8.05%) Websense
12 21 (6.50%) Fortinet
13 17 (5.26%) SonicWALL
14 14 (4.33%) WatchGuard
14 14 (4.33%) Riverbed
14 14 (4.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (3.72%) Clearswift
16 10 (3.10%) Oracle
17 8 (2.48%) Avaya
18 6 (1.86%) Sun
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