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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 728 683 725
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 176 197 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 132 173 159
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -30 171 £35,000 - 16
South East -14 53 £38,750 +10.71% 2
East of England -14 35 £35,000 -6.66%
London -33 34 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire -13 27 £35,000 +27.27% 2
West Yorkshire -14 24 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Berkshire +9 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bedfordshire -3 14 £35,000 +1.44%
Surrey -19 14 £43,750 +23.23%
City of London +7 13 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Hertfordshire -5 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Leeds -24 12 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Bradford -7 10 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Oxford +20 9 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Oxfordshire +16 9 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Reading -4 8 - -
Cambridge -15 8 £34,500 -8.00%
Cambridgeshire -16 8 £34,500 -8.00%
North West -12 7 £22,000 -21.42%
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £40,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -26 6 £28,750 -17.26% 1
South West -19 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Manchester -24 5 £22,000 -21.42%
Slough - 5 £40,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £42,500 -
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands -1 4 £30,750 -6.81% 2
Hampshire -14 4 £25,000 +4.16%
Shefford - 4 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £25,000 -

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 198 (64.50%) Cisco
2 182 (59.28%) Cisco Certification
3 157 (51.14%) Firewall
4 132 (43.00%) CCNA
5 101 (32.90%) VMware
6 96 (31.27%) Windows
7 95 (30.94%) CCNP
8 89 (28.99%) TCP/IP
9 84 (27.36%) WAN
10 80 (26.06%) LAN
11 72 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (22.48%) VPN
13 62 (20.20%) Active Directory
14 57 (18.57%) Telecoms
15 55 (17.92%) Microsoft
16 53 (17.26%) MS Excel
17 50 (16.29%) ITIL
17 50 (16.29%) DNS
17 50 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (15.31%) MPLS
19 46 (14.98%) Juniper
19 46 (14.98%) Citrix
20 45 (14.66%) BGP
20 45 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (14.33%) SAN
21 44 (14.33%) Linux
22 42 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (11.73%) Wireless
23 36 (11.73%) Finance
24 35 (11.40%) Degree

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.61%) Lync
3 8 (2.61%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (17.26%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.12%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 157 (51.14%) Firewall
2 89 (28.99%) TCP/IP
3 84 (27.36%) WAN
4 80 (26.06%) LAN
5 72 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
6 69 (22.48%) VPN
7 50 (16.29%) DNS
8 47 (15.31%) MPLS
9 45 (14.66%) BGP
10 44 (14.33%) SAN
11 36 (11.73%) Wireless
12 32 (10.42%) VoIP
13 29 (9.45%) Internet
14 27 (8.79%) SSL
14 27 (8.79%) IPsec
15 25 (8.14%) OSPF
15 25 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (7.82%) Network Security
16 24 (7.82%) HTTP
17 20 (6.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (18.57%) Telecoms
2 36 (11.73%) Finance
3 12 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.28%) Back Office
5 4 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.98%) LAMP
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (2.61%) Blackberry
2 8 (2.61%) SecurID
3 6 (1.95%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.98%) IVR
5 3 (0.98%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Statistics
7 1 (0.33%) VLE
7 1 (0.33%) Replication
7 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.33%) Open Source
7 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (31.27%) Windows
2 50 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (14.33%) Linux
4 32 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 23 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.86%) UNIX
7 17 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.93%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.61%) Windows Phone
9 8 (2.61%) Windows Phone 8
9 8 (2.61%) Android
9 8 (2.61%) VMS
10 6 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.63%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.65%) Solaris
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.29%) ITIL
2 17 (5.54%) Change Management
2 17 (5.54%) Problem Management
3 14 (4.56%) Release Management
3 14 (4.56%) Project Management
4 13 (4.23%) Service Delivery
4 13 (4.23%) Network Management
5 12 (3.91%) Load Balancing
6 11 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (3.26%) Information Security
8 9 (2.93%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.28%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (1.95%) Capacity Management
10 6 (1.95%) E-Commerce
11 5 (1.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (1.63%) Migration
12 4 (1.30%) Document Management
13 3 (0.98%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.91%) SQL
2 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.65%) AWK
3 1 (0.33%) C
3 1 (0.33%) PHP
3 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 182 (59.28%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (43.00%) CCNA
3 95 (30.94%) CCNP
4 42 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (11.40%) Degree
6 24 (7.82%) MCITP
7 21 (6.84%) Security Cleared
8 19 (6.19%) MCSE
9 16 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (4.56%) CCIP
11 13 (4.23%) CCIE
11 13 (4.23%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.93%) CCVP
12 9 (2.93%) MCP
13 7 (2.28%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.63%) MCSA
14 5 (1.63%) SAP Certification
14 5 (1.63%) CCSP
14 5 (1.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.84%) SLA
2 9 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (2.93%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.93%) GPG13
3 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 45 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.89%) Firmware
5 12 (3.91%) vSphere
6 11 (3.58%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.58%) XenApp
7 9 (2.93%) Squid
8 8 (2.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.33%) Snort
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.91%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.61%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.63%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.30%) SCOM
6 4 (1.30%) WSUS
6 4 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.98%) SCCM
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.65%) Nagios
9 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.33%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 198 (64.50%) Cisco
2 101 (32.90%) VMware
3 55 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 46 (14.98%) Juniper
4 46 (14.98%) Citrix
5 32 (10.42%) Blue Coat
5 32 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 30 (9.77%) F5
7 19 (6.19%) Websense
8 18 (5.86%) Clearswift
8 18 (5.86%) HP
9 14 (4.56%) Fortinet
10 13 (4.23%) WatchGuard
11 12 (3.91%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.91%) Symantec
12 11 (3.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 11 (3.58%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.93%) Dell
13 9 (2.93%) McAfee
14 8 (2.61%) Riverbed
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £250000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Osborne Clarke
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago