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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 734 716 731
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 171 157 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 128 141 141
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 164 £35,000 - 13
South East -6 47 £37,500 +7.14% 3
London +3 42 £40,000 +5.96% 1
East of England +2 38 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Yorkshire -27 21 £35,000 +27.27% 3
West Yorkshire -8 19 £35,000 +27.27% 2
City of London +23 18 £42,500 +11.84%
Bedfordshire -2 15 £35,000 +1.44%
Berkshire +2 14 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Leeds -19 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £34,500 -8.00%
Hertfordshire -9 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Surrey -17 10 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxfordshire +5 9 £18,500 -47.14%
Cambridge -9 9 £34,500 -8.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £39,500 -5.95%
Oxford +7 7 £18,500 -47.14%
Reading -10 6 £39,500 -12.22% 1
North West -23 6 £28,500 +1.78% 1
Suffolk - 6 £25,000 -
Bradford -9 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Shefford - 5 £30,000 -
Hampshire -9 4 £21,250 -57.50%
South West -32 4 £37,500 +25.00% 3
South Wales +8 3 £37,500 +8.69%
Wales +7 3 £37,500 +8.69%
Bedford -11 3 £35,000 -1.40%
East Midlands -12 3 £29,000 -12.12% 1
Manchester -18 3 £28,500 +1.78%

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 185 (61.26%) Cisco
2 174 (57.62%) Cisco Certification
3 151 (50.00%) Firewall
4 126 (41.72%) CCNA
5 99 (32.78%) TCP/IP
6 94 (31.13%) Windows
6 94 (31.13%) CCNP
7 93 (30.79%) VMware
8 85 (28.15%) WAN
9 80 (26.49%) LAN
10 73 (24.17%) VPN
11 65 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
12 63 (20.86%) Active Directory
13 57 (18.87%) Telecoms
14 55 (18.21%) MS Excel
15 52 (17.22%) ITIL
15 52 (17.22%) DNS
16 51 (16.89%) BGP
17 50 (16.56%) MPLS
17 50 (16.56%) Linux
18 49 (16.23%) Microsoft
19 48 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
20 46 (15.23%) Juniper
21 44 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
22 43 (14.24%) Citrix
23 41 (13.58%) SAN
24 38 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
25 36 (11.92%) MS Office
26 33 (10.93%) Wireless
26 33 (10.93%) Degree

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (9.60%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (3.97%) Lotus Domino
2 12 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.99%) Lync
5 3 (0.99%) Apache
6 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (18.21%) MS Excel
2 36 (11.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 151 (50.00%) Firewall
2 99 (32.78%) TCP/IP
3 85 (28.15%) WAN
4 80 (26.49%) LAN
5 73 (24.17%) VPN
6 65 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (17.22%) DNS
8 51 (16.89%) BGP
9 50 (16.56%) MPLS
10 41 (13.58%) SAN
11 33 (10.93%) Wireless
12 32 (10.60%) VoIP
13 29 (9.60%) Internet
14 26 (8.61%) OSPF
15 25 (8.28%) DHCP
15 25 (8.28%) ADSL
16 24 (7.95%) Network Security
17 20 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (6.29%) SSL
18 19 (6.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.93%) Finance
3 11 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.66%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.99%) LAMP
2 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (3.97%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.97%) SecurID
3 7 (2.32%) Firmware
4 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.32%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.32%) Clustering
4 4 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.99%) EqualLogic
5 3 (0.99%) IVR
6 1 (0.33%) Replication
6 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.33%) Statistics
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 94 (31.13%) Windows
2 50 (16.56%) Linux
3 48 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (9.93%) Windows 7
5 27 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.29%) UNIX
7 13 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.97%) Windows Phone 8
8 12 (3.97%) Windows Phone
8 12 (3.97%) VMS
8 12 (3.97%) Android
9 8 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.65%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.66%) Solaris
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.22%) ITIL
2 15 (4.97%) Project Management
3 14 (4.64%) Change Management
4 13 (4.30%) Service Delivery
4 13 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (3.97%) Load Balancing
5 12 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 10 (3.31%) Network Management
8 8 (2.65%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (2.65%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.32%) Release Management
9 7 (2.32%) Migration
9 7 (2.32%) Information Security
9 7 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (1.99%) Incident Management
10 6 (1.99%) Capacity Management
11 5 (1.66%) Change Control
12 4 (1.32%) Network Design
12 4 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.64%) SQL
2 5 (1.66%) VBA
3 2 (0.66%) AWK
3 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.33%) C
4 1 (0.33%) C++
4 1 (0.33%) PHP
4 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 174 (57.62%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (41.72%) CCNA
3 94 (31.13%) CCNP
4 44 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (10.93%) Degree
6 26 (8.61%) MCSE
7 20 (6.62%) MCITP
8 19 (6.29%) Security Cleared
9 18 (5.96%) CCIP
10 15 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (4.30%) SC Cleared
12 11 (3.64%) CCIE
13 9 (2.98%) CCVP
14 8 (2.65%) MCP
15 7 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (2.32%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.99%) CCDP
16 6 (1.99%) CCSP
16 6 (1.99%) MCSA
17 5 (1.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) SLA
2 9 (2.98%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.99%) GPG13
System Software
1 63 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 38 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.29%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.29%) vSphere
4 17 (5.63%) XenApp
5 12 (3.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (2.98%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.99%) Squid
8 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.33%) Snort
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (6.29%) Backup Exec
2 13 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.97%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.66%) SCOM
7 4 (1.32%) SCCM
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.66%) Nagios
9 2 (0.66%) Foglight
9 2 (0.66%) WSUS
10 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.33%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 185 (61.26%) Cisco
2 93 (30.79%) VMware
3 49 (16.23%) Microsoft
4 46 (15.23%) Juniper
5 43 (14.24%) Citrix
6 32 (10.60%) CheckPoint
6 32 (10.60%) F5
7 29 (9.60%) Blue Coat
8 19 (6.29%) Clearswift
9 16 (5.30%) Symantec
9 16 (5.30%) HP
10 14 (4.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 13 (4.30%) Lotus
11 13 (4.30%) Websense
12 12 (3.97%) McAfee
13 11 (3.64%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.31%) Fortinet
15 9 (2.98%) WatchGuard
16 8 (2.65%) SonicWALL
16 8 (2.65%) Avaya
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