The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Technician
Rank - 854 889
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Technician 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.007% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £23,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £23,500 -

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

Network Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Network Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) SAN

Network Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Dell