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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Specialist
Rank - 874 885
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Specialist 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.003% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £38,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.41%
UK excluding London average salary - £38,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -38.00%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Wireless
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino

Network Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Wireless
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks