The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support Specialist
UK
Rank 835 932 962
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Specialist 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.007% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Median salary £52,500 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £32,800 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £49,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £49,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +50.76%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Network Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Support Specialist in the job title.

Network Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist within the UK.

Network Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Network Support Specialist
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +97 4 £52,500 +35.48%
Bedfordshire +20 2 £48,750 -0.51%
East of England +18 2 £48,750 -0.51%
South East - 2 £52,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
Brighton - 1 £52,500 -
Crawley - 1 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £52,500 -
Horsham - 1 £52,500 -
Wrexham - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
North Wales - 1 - -

Network Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Network Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Support Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 9 (52.94%) VoIP
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) F5
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) OSPF
6 6 (35.29%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) High Availability
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) HSRP
7 5 (29.41%) HP NNM
7 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
7 5 (29.41%) VRRP
7 5 (29.41%) DWDM
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) RIP
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) SLA
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (29.41%) Network Management
8 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce

Network Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) VoIP
2 9 (52.94%) Wireless
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) DWDM
5 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (29.41%) HSRP
5 5 (29.41%) RIP
5 5 (29.41%) SSL
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) VRRP
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.88%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
5 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft