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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support Engineer
Rank 740 754 661
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 174 167 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 148 128 188
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -6.42%

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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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
(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 +36 172 £37,000 -1.33% 30
London +65 68 £37,500 -21.05% 14
South East -8 55 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Berkshire +1 21 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Surrey +21 16 £40,500 +84.09% 1
City of London +32 15 £38,000 -20.00% 2
South West -3 13 £26,000 -5.45%
West Midlands -6 11 £34,500 +11.29% 1
East Midlands +22 10 £34,000 -5.55% 1
East of England -4 9 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £28,000 -13.84%
Milton Keynes +1 8 £28,000 -12.50%
Reading -4 8 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +8 7 £39,500 +5.33%
Shropshire - 7 £34,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £26,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £25,000 - 1
Staines - 7 £41,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £34,500 -
Swindon - 5 £26,000 -
North West +9 4 £26,000 -30.66%
Manchester -3 4 £26,000 -35.00%
Bath - 4 £26,000 -
Telford - 4 £30,000 -
Stockport - 4 £26,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £33,137 -
Rainham - 4 £32,500 -
Somerset - 4 £26,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £33,137 -
Oxford +7 3 £39,500 +5.33%

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 226 (68.69%) Cisco
2 156 (47.42%) Firewall
3 142 (43.16%) Cisco Certification
4 120 (36.47%) LAN
5 111 (33.74%) WAN
5 111 (33.74%) CCNA
6 109 (33.13%) TCP/IP
6 109 (33.13%) Windows
7 91 (27.66%) BGP
8 80 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 78 (23.71%) Juniper
10 76 (23.10%) CheckPoint
10 76 (23.10%) CCNP
11 65 (19.76%) F5
12 64 (19.45%) OSPF
12 64 (19.45%) Linux
13 63 (19.15%) VPN
14 58 (17.63%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (17.33%) DNS
16 55 (16.72%) Wireless
17 54 (16.41%) VoIP
18 52 (15.81%) VMware
19 49 (14.89%) Active Directory
20 48 (14.59%) SLA
21 47 (14.29%) MS Exchange
22 46 (13.98%) MS Excel
23 45 (13.68%) MPLS
24 43 (13.07%) HP
24 43 (13.07%) Telecoms
25 40 (12.16%) Degree

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 47 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.65%) Lync
6 10 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.43%) Apache
8 3 (0.91%) Moodle
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.51%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.95%) Office 365
2 7 (2.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (47.42%) Firewall
2 120 (36.47%) LAN
3 111 (33.74%) WAN
4 109 (33.13%) TCP/IP
5 91 (27.66%) BGP
6 64 (19.45%) OSPF
7 63 (19.15%) VPN
8 58 (17.63%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (17.33%) DNS
10 55 (16.72%) Wireless
11 54 (16.41%) VoIP
12 45 (13.68%) MPLS
13 39 (11.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (10.64%) HSRP
15 34 (10.33%) VRRP
16 31 (9.42%) EIGRP
16 31 (9.42%) VLAN
16 31 (9.42%) Internet
17 30 (9.12%) SSL
18 29 (8.81%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.91%) MySQL
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (13.07%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.69%) Finance
3 12 (3.65%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.13%) Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (1.52%) French Language
5 5 (1.52%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.22%) Billing
6 4 (1.22%) Marketing
7 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Games
8 2 (0.61%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.30%) HTML
1 1 (0.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.34%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (2.43%) e-Health
3 8 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.22%) SecurID
7 3 (0.91%) CMDB
7 3 (0.91%) Replication
7 3 (0.91%) VLE
7 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.91%) Derivative
7 3 (0.91%) User Experience
8 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.61%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.61%) Online Games
8 2 (0.61%) IPTV
8 2 (0.61%) iPhone
8 2 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 109 (33.13%) Windows
2 64 (19.45%) Linux
3 38 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (8.81%) UNIX
5 24 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.65%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.04%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.13%) Solaris
9 6 (1.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.30%) NetWare
12 1 (0.30%) HPUX
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (11.85%) ITIL
2 31 (9.42%) Network Management
3 19 (5.78%) Change Management
3 19 (5.78%) Load Balancing
4 12 (3.65%) Incident Management
5 11 (3.34%) Network Design
5 11 (3.34%) Service Delivery
6 10 (3.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (2.74%) QMS
7 9 (2.74%) Quality Management
7 9 (2.74%) Project Management
8 8 (2.43%) Configuration Management
8 8 (2.43%) Information Security
8 8 (2.43%) Capacity Management
8 8 (2.43%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (2.13%) Service Management
10 6 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (1.82%) Migration
10 6 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.17%) SQL
2 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.22%) Perl
4 3 (0.91%) PHP
4 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.61%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) Korn
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (43.16%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (33.74%) CCNA
3 76 (23.10%) CCNP
4 40 (12.16%) Degree
5 29 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.78%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.17%) MCSE
8 14 (4.26%) JNCIA
9 10 (3.04%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.74%) CCSA
11 8 (2.43%) CCIE
12 7 (2.13%) CCDP
13 6 (1.82%) MCTS
13 6 (1.82%) CCENT
14 5 (1.52%) MCITP
14 5 (1.52%) JNCIS
14 5 (1.52%) MCP
15 4 (1.22%) CCIP
15 4 (1.22%) SCSA
15 4 (1.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (14.59%) SLA
2 10 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.43%) GPG13
3 8 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.47%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.43%) Squid
4 8 (2.43%) XenApp
5 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.22%) vSphere
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.61%) StorNext
7 2 (0.61%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.30%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.26%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (3.34%) OPNET
2 11 (3.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (3.04%) Cisco IPCC
4 8 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (1.52%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.61%) Iperf
8 2 (0.61%) OpenView
8 2 (0.61%) SCOM
8 2 (0.61%) Puppet
9 1 (0.30%) OVSD
9 1 (0.30%) WSUS
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.30%) MOM
9 1 (0.30%) Nagios
9 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 226 (68.69%) Cisco
2 80 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 78 (23.71%) Juniper
4 76 (23.10%) CheckPoint
5 65 (19.76%) F5
6 52 (15.81%) VMware
7 43 (13.07%) HP
8 35 (10.64%) Blue Coat
8 35 (10.64%) SolarWinds
9 27 (8.21%) Citrix
10 19 (5.78%) Fortinet
11 13 (3.95%) Websense
12 11 (3.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 11 (3.34%) Oracle
12 11 (3.34%) Riverbed
13 10 (3.04%) McAfee
14 9 (2.74%) Trend Micro
14 9 (2.74%) ProCurve
14 9 (2.74%) Crossbeam
14 9 (2.74%) SonicWALL
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