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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 738 713 747
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 163 157 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 127 121 139
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 -14 152 £35,000 -4.10% 17
London -30 53 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South East -19 39 £27,500 -27.63% 6
East of England -5 30 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Yorkshire -37 19 £35,000 -12.50% 1
City of London -6 18 £42,500 -15.00% 3
West Yorkshire -17 18 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Bedfordshire +6 11 £25,000 -29.57% 1
Berkshire +2 11 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds -32 11 £36,250 -12.12% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 8 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £39,000 -7.14% 1
Suffolk +11 6 £25,000 -1.96% 1
Oxford +6 6 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Wales +1 6 £37,500 +8.69%
South Wales -3 6 £37,500 +8.69%
Bedford -6 6 £25,000 -29.57%
Reading -9 6 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Cambridge -11 6 - - 1
Surrey -12 6 £22,500 -30.76% 3
North West -17 6 £28,500 +1.78% 1
Bradford - 6 £35,000 -
Caerphilly +13 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire -8 4 £21,250 -51.70%
Hertfordshire -8 4 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Guildford +11 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Woking 0 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Manchester -7 3 £28,500 +1.78%
County Antrim -9 3 £18,000 -43.75% 1

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 181 (59.15%) Cisco
2 166 (54.25%) Cisco Certification
3 143 (46.73%) Firewall
4 121 (39.54%) CCNA
5 99 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 97 (31.70%) WAN
7 96 (31.37%) Windows
8 91 (29.74%) LAN
9 89 (29.08%) CCNP
10 88 (28.76%) VMware
11 79 (25.82%) VPN
12 65 (21.24%) Active Directory
13 62 (20.26%) MS Excel
14 60 (19.61%) Linux
15 57 (18.63%) BGP
16 56 (18.30%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (17.65%) Juniper
18 52 (16.99%) ITIL
18 52 (16.99%) MPLS
19 51 (16.67%) DNS
19 51 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 51 (16.67%) Citrix
19 51 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 50 (16.34%) Telecoms
21 45 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (13.07%) MS Office
23 37 (12.09%) CheckPoint
24 36 (11.76%) SAN
24 36 (11.76%) OSPF
25 34 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (5.23%) Lotus Domino
4 9 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.96%) Apache
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.98%) Lync
8 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 62 (20.26%) MS Excel
2 40 (13.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 143 (46.73%) Firewall
2 99 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 97 (31.70%) WAN
4 91 (29.74%) LAN
5 79 (25.82%) VPN
6 57 (18.63%) BGP
7 56 (18.30%) Cisco ASA
8 52 (16.99%) MPLS
9 51 (16.67%) DNS
10 36 (11.76%) OSPF
10 36 (11.76%) SAN
11 33 (10.78%) Wireless
12 29 (9.48%) DHCP
13 28 (9.15%) Internet
13 28 (9.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (8.50%) VoIP
15 24 (7.84%) Network Security
16 23 (7.52%) ADSL
17 21 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (6.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.31%) MySQL
3 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (16.34%) Telecoms
2 28 (9.15%) Finance
3 9 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.31%) Marketing
5 3 (0.98%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Law
6 2 (0.65%) Billing
6 2 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.63%) LAMP
2 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.23%) Blackberry
1 16 (5.23%) SecurID
2 12 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.29%) Firmware
3 7 (2.29%) Clustering
4 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.98%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.65%) IVR
7 1 (0.33%) Statistics
7 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.33%) Open Source
7 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (31.37%) Windows
2 60 (19.61%) Linux
3 51 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (9.15%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.56%) UNIX
7 16 (5.23%) Android
7 16 (5.23%) Windows Phone 8
7 16 (5.23%) Windows Phone
7 16 (5.23%) VMS
8 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.61%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.61%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.99%) ITIL
2 17 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (4.58%) Change Management
4 13 (4.25%) Problem Management
5 12 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 12 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (3.92%) Project Management
6 10 (3.27%) Load Balancing
7 8 (2.61%) Network Management
7 8 (2.61%) Release Management
7 8 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.29%) Migration
9 6 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (1.96%) Capacity Management
10 5 (1.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (1.63%) Information Security
11 4 (1.31%) CRM
11 4 (1.31%) Change Control
12 3 (0.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.27%) SQL
2 5 (1.63%) VBA
3 4 (1.31%) PHP
4 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.65%) AWK
4 2 (0.65%) Python
4 2 (0.65%) C
4 2 (0.65%) C++
4 2 (0.65%) VBScript
4 2 (0.65%) VB
5 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.33%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) Tcl
5 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 166 (54.25%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (39.54%) CCNA
3 89 (29.08%) CCNP
4 45 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (10.78%) MCSE
6 27 (8.82%) Degree
7 19 (6.21%) Security Cleared
7 19 (6.21%) CCIP
8 15 (4.90%) MCITP
9 14 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (4.25%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.59%) CCIE
12 9 (2.94%) CCSA
13 8 (2.61%) CCVP
13 8 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.61%) MCSA
13 8 (2.61%) CCDP
14 7 (2.29%) CCDA
15 6 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
15 6 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.90%) SLA
2 14 (4.58%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.31%) GPG13
4 4 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 65 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 34 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.15%) vSphere
4 23 (7.52%) XenApp
5 18 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.63%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.31%) Squid
10 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.33%) Postfix
11 1 (0.33%) Snort
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (9.15%) Backup Exec
2 16 (5.23%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.29%) SCOM
6 6 (1.96%) SCCM
6 6 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.63%) Foglight
7 5 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.98%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.65%) Nagios
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 181 (59.15%) Cisco
2 88 (28.76%) VMware
3 54 (17.65%) Juniper
4 51 (16.67%) Citrix
4 51 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 37 (12.09%) CheckPoint
6 34 (11.11%) F5
7 22 (7.19%) Blue Coat
8 20 (6.54%) Symantec
8 20 (6.54%) HP
9 18 (5.88%) Clearswift
10 17 (5.56%) Lotus
11 16 (5.23%) McAfee
12 14 (4.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 11 (3.59%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.61%) Veeam
14 8 (2.61%) Perforce
15 7 (2.29%) Fortinet
15 7 (2.29%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.29%) Dell
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Shift Allowance, Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + £2K Bonus & Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey (KT22)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago