The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Specialist
Rank 940 940 947
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Specialist 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £32,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £32,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Network Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Support Specialist
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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 +33 8 £38,750 +19.23% 3
Bedfordshire - 3 £49,000 - 1
Dunstable - 3 £49,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £49,000 - 1
London - 2 £38,750 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £29,500 -
North West - 1 £29,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £38,750 -

Network Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) CCNA
4 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) VoIP
4 10 (41.67%) Juniper
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (37.50%) OSPF
5 9 (37.50%) BGP
5 9 (37.50%) Wireless
6 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 8 (33.33%) Unix
6 8 (33.33%) SLA
6 8 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) F5
7 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) RIP
8 6 (25.00%) SSL
8 6 (25.00%) MS Office
8 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (25.00%) VRRP
8 6 (25.00%) DWDM
8 6 (25.00%) MPLS
8 6 (25.00%) Network Management
8 6 (25.00%) High Availability

Network Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (41.67%) VoIP
2 10 (41.67%) VPN
3 9 (37.50%) BGP
3 9 (37.50%) OSPF
3 9 (37.50%) Wireless
4 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 6 (25.00%) DWDM
5 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (25.00%) HSRP
5 6 (25.00%) MPLS
5 6 (25.00%) RIP
5 6 (25.00%) SSL
5 6 (25.00%) VRRP
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) Multicast
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Proprietary Trading
3 3 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
4 2 (8.33%) B2B
4 2 (8.33%) WFM
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
1 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
3 12 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP NNM
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (8.33%) Endace
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Juniper
3 8 (33.33%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Bloomberg
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Avaya
6 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Intel
6 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.33%) Lancope
6 2 (8.33%) Nimsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.33%) Reuters
6 2 (8.33%) Splunk
6 2 (8.33%) Verint
7 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Hogg Robinson plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago