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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 649 692 755
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 299 250 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 224 192 142
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -6.52%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +49 275 £42,000 +20.00% 30
London +4 93 £44,000 +3.52% 7
South East +32 90 £42,750 +24.81% 14
Berkshire +31 59 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +34 40 £31,157 -37.68% 3
City of London +61 37 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +30 35 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +3 33 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Hertfordshire +27 24 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Bracknell - 18 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire +37 17 £41,000 +49.09% 4
Coventry +8 16 £38,750 +38.39%
South West -13 16 £31,750 +24.50%
Warwickshire -6 12 - -
Surrey -16 11 £37,500 - 1
South Wales +15 10 £45,000 +46.34%
Wales +13 10 £45,000 +46.34%
Bristol - 9 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £45,000 - 1
Rugby - 9 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 7 - - 1
High Wycombe - 7 - - 1
Farnborough - 7 £26,500 - 1
Slough +5 6 £48,750 +14.70%
Oxfordshire -7 6 £40,000 +77.77% 3
Suffolk - 6 £25,000 -
Guildford +8 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Essex -3 5 £32,313 -35.37%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £42,000 -
Hounslow - 5 - -

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 358 (71.03%) Cisco
2 293 (58.13%) Cisco Certification
3 221 (43.85%) Firewall
4 192 (38.10%) CCNP
5 172 (34.13%) CCNA
6 143 (28.37%) WAN
7 139 (27.58%) Juniper
8 130 (25.79%) Windows
9 117 (23.21%) LAN
10 106 (21.03%) TCP/IP
11 104 (20.63%) Wireless
12 102 (20.24%) BGP
13 99 (19.64%) ITIL
14 98 (19.44%) VPN
14 98 (19.44%) MPLS
15 94 (18.65%) DNS
15 94 (18.65%) Telecoms
16 93 (18.45%) VMware
17 86 (17.06%) Linux
17 86 (17.06%) Windows Server
18 82 (16.27%) CheckPoint
19 78 (15.48%) Microsoft
19 78 (15.48%) Finance
20 76 (15.08%) SLA
21 68 (13.49%) F5
22 67 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
23 65 (12.90%) Active Directory
24 64 (12.70%) VoIP
25 62 (12.30%) Network Security
26 60 (11.90%) Security Cleared

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 57 (11.31%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.58%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.98%) IIS
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.60%) Apache
9 3 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.40%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.20%) CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) nginx
11 1 (0.20%) SAS
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.17%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.37%) Office 365
2 5 (0.99%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 221 (43.85%) Firewall
2 143 (28.37%) WAN
3 117 (23.21%) LAN
4 106 (21.03%) TCP/IP
5 104 (20.63%) Wireless
6 102 (20.24%) BGP
7 98 (19.44%) MPLS
7 98 (19.44%) VPN
8 94 (18.65%) DNS
9 67 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
10 64 (12.70%) VoIP
11 62 (12.30%) Network Security
12 57 (11.31%) DHCP
13 52 (10.32%) VLAN
14 49 (9.72%) OSPF
15 42 (8.33%) ISDN
16 39 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 36 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
18 33 (6.55%) ADSL
18 33 (6.55%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.79%) MySQL
2 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) Hudson
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (18.65%) Telecoms
2 78 (15.48%) Finance
3 47 (9.33%) Banking
4 12 (2.38%) Retail
5 10 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.59%) French Language
7 6 (1.19%) Marketing
7 6 (1.19%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.79%) German Language
8 4 (0.79%) Military
9 3 (0.60%) Arabic Language
9 3 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.40%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.40%) ISPF
2 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.20%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 15 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.38%) e-Health
6 7 (1.39%) PKI
7 5 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (0.99%) iPhone
7 5 (0.99%) PMI
7 5 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.79%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.60%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.40%) IVR
10 2 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.79%) Windows
2 86 (17.06%) Linux
2 86 (17.06%) Windows Server
3 41 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (7.74%) Unix
5 32 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.60%) Solaris
12 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.40%) Android
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (19.64%) ITIL
2 47 (9.33%) Network Monitoring
3 35 (6.94%) Network Management
4 31 (6.15%) Network Design
4 31 (6.15%) Presales
5 28 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 24 (4.76%) Fault Management
7 16 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (3.17%) Change Management
7 16 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 15 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (2.78%) High Availability
10 13 (2.58%) Project Management
10 13 (2.58%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (1.98%) Service Management
12 10 (1.98%) Time Management
13 9 (1.79%) Coaching
14 8 (1.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.16%) SQL
2 14 (2.78%) Python
3 13 (2.58%) Perl
4 11 (2.18%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.59%) C
6 6 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.19%) PHP
7 3 (0.60%) VBScript
8 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.20%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 293 (58.13%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (38.10%) CCNP
3 172 (34.13%) CCNA
4 60 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 50 (9.92%) SC Cleared
6 44 (8.73%) Degree
7 37 (7.34%) CCIE
8 34 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (5.16%) CCNP Voice
10 21 (4.17%) JNCIA
11 19 (3.77%) MCSE
12 16 (3.17%) CCSA
13 15 (2.98%) DV Cleared
13 15 (2.98%) MCSA
14 14 (2.78%) JNCIS
15 13 (2.58%) CCSP
15 13 (2.58%) JNCIE
15 13 (2.58%) JNCIP
15 13 (2.58%) MCP
16 12 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.08%) SLA
2 24 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 65 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 59 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.59%) Squid
5 7 (1.39%) Terminal Server
6 6 (1.19%) vSphere
6 6 (1.19%) XenServer
7 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.60%) XenApp
9 2 (0.40%) Firmware
9 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (1.19%) Endace
3 5 (0.99%) SCCM
4 4 (0.79%) Puppet
4 4 (0.79%) WSUS
5 3 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.60%) OpenView
5 3 (0.60%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.60%) SCOM
5 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.40%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (0.40%) Nagios
6 2 (0.40%) Netcool
7 1 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.20%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 358 (71.03%) Cisco
2 139 (27.58%) Juniper
3 93 (18.45%) VMware
4 82 (16.27%) CheckPoint
5 78 (15.48%) Microsoft
6 68 (13.49%) F5
7 42 (8.33%) HP
8 41 (8.13%) Citrix
9 28 (5.56%) Blue Coat
10 27 (5.36%) Nortel
10 27 (5.36%) Red Box
11 25 (4.96%) Palo Alto
12 21 (4.17%) Avaya
13 18 (3.57%) Apple
14 16 (3.17%) Meraki
15 13 (2.58%) Dell
15 13 (2.58%) IBM
15 13 (2.58%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.38%) Fortinet
16 12 (2.38%) Riverbed
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits, Training, Overtim
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Queen Elizabeth's Hospital - NHS Foundation
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + 30% shift + gd benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + banking bonus + comp. package
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Carbosynth
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £38000 per annum + Hol, Pens, Life Ins
Posted: 24 days ago