The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 591 677 532
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -145
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 334 272 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 283 236 314
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Support
Salary Trend

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

Network Support Salary Trend in the UK

Network Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Support
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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 +91 319 £37,250 +6.42% 36
London +66 127 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South East +26 90 £39,500 +21.53% 11
City of London +66 37 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Berkshire +4 33 £47,000 +10.58% 3
East of England -3 24 £25,000 -16.66%
Surrey +14 22 £31,750 +41.11% 1
South West -3 20 £27,000 -3.57% 2
Yorkshire -12 18 £29,000 - 4
West Midlands +5 15 £35,000 +26.12% 6
North West +6 14 £26,000 -30.66% 3
Reading +3 14 - - 2
East Midlands +12 13 £34,000 -9.93% 1
Bristol -9 12 £24,000 +2.12% 2
Suffolk - 12 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +23 10 £39,500 +25.39% 1
Manchester +16 10 £26,000 -30.66%
Hertfordshire -3 10 £34,000 -40.86%
West Yorkshire -6 10 £28,000 -3.44% 3
Kent +8 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hampshire +2 9 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Leeds -3 9 £28,000 -7.43% 3
Scotland +14 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -5 8 £35,000 +70.73%
Oxford - 8 £39,500 - 1
Farnham +9 7 £30,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 7 £34,000 -
Bracknell +17 6 £49,000 -2.00%
Glasgow +7 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Slough +2 6 £62,500 +72.41% 1

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support 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 in their job title.

1 420 (68.18%) Cisco
2 314 (50.97%) Firewall
3 271 (43.99%) Cisco Certification
4 219 (35.55%) LAN
5 211 (34.25%) CCNA
6 185 (30.03%) Windows
7 176 (28.57%) WAN
8 154 (25.00%) Juniper
9 151 (24.51%) CCNP
10 148 (24.03%) TCP/IP
11 146 (23.70%) CheckPoint
12 136 (22.08%) Microsoft
13 129 (20.94%) F5
14 112 (18.18%) BGP
15 110 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
16 109 (17.69%) Wireless
17 102 (16.56%) OSPF
18 94 (15.26%) MS Exchange
18 94 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
19 93 (15.10%) Active Directory
20 91 (14.77%) VPN
21 90 (14.61%) VoIP
21 90 (14.61%) VMware
22 83 (13.47%) ITIL
23 77 (12.50%) Linux
24 75 (12.18%) Data Centre
25 73 (11.85%) SLA
26 72 (11.69%) MPLS
27 69 (11.20%) DNS
28 65 (10.55%) Telecoms

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 94 (15.26%) MS Exchange
2 49 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.79%) Lync
8 3 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.32%) Apache
9 2 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 56 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.33%) MS Office
3 8 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.11%) Office 365
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 314 (50.97%) Firewall
2 219 (35.55%) LAN
3 176 (28.57%) WAN
4 148 (24.03%) TCP/IP
5 112 (18.18%) BGP
6 110 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 109 (17.69%) Wireless
8 102 (16.56%) OSPF
9 94 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 91 (14.77%) VPN
11 90 (14.61%) VoIP
12 72 (11.69%) MPLS
13 69 (11.20%) DNS
14 64 (10.39%) Network Security
15 63 (10.23%) DHCP
16 49 (7.95%) Internet
17 44 (7.14%) HSRP
18 42 (6.82%) VLAN
19 41 (6.66%) FWSM
20 34 (5.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.30%) MySQL
3 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (10.55%) Telecoms
2 43 (6.98%) Finance
3 21 (3.41%) Banking
4 13 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.79%) Games
5 11 (1.79%) Online Betting
6 8 (1.30%) Marketing
6 8 (1.30%) Advertising
7 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.97%) French Language
9 5 (0.81%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.81%) Retail
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
10 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.14%) XMPP
2 6 (0.97%) CSS
3 5 (0.81%) .NET
3 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.32%) Web Services
4 2 (0.32%) HTML
4 2 (0.32%) WAP
5 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.16%) jQuery
5 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (2.44%) Replication
4 14 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 12 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.79%) IPTV
6 11 (1.79%) Online Games
6 11 (1.79%) Online Banking
7 9 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.46%) e-Health
7 9 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (0.97%) User Experience
10 5 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (0.81%) iPad
10 5 (0.81%) Derivative
11 4 (0.65%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 185 (30.03%) Windows
2 77 (12.50%) Linux
3 59 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (4.38%) Windows 8
6 22 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.44%) UNIX
9 13 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.81%) Solaris
11 4 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (13.47%) ITIL
2 41 (6.66%) Load Balancing
3 32 (5.19%) Service Delivery
4 29 (4.71%) Network Management
5 25 (4.06%) Change Management
6 22 (3.57%) Network Design
7 21 (3.41%) Incident Management
8 20 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (2.60%) Migration
11 14 (2.27%) Network Architecture
11 14 (2.27%) Investment Management
12 13 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (2.11%) Mentoring
13 12 (1.95%) Supplier Management
13 12 (1.95%) E-Commerce
13 12 (1.95%) Project Management
14 11 (1.79%) Time Management
14 11 (1.79%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (1.62%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (4.87%) SQL
2 6 (0.97%) Perl
2 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
3 4 (0.65%) PHP
4 3 (0.49%) C
5 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.32%) VBScript
5 2 (0.32%) Python
5 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.32%) Korn
6 1 (0.16%) R
6 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 271 (43.99%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (34.25%) CCNA
3 151 (24.51%) CCNP
4 62 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (6.66%) Degree
6 36 (5.84%) Security Cleared
7 28 (4.55%) CCSA
8 24 (3.90%) MCSE
9 22 (3.57%) CCIE
10 20 (3.25%) MCP
11 19 (3.08%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.92%) CCIP
13 14 (2.27%) MCSA
13 14 (2.27%) CCDP
13 14 (2.27%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.11%) CCENT
15 11 (1.79%) MCITP
16 9 (1.46%) MCTS
16 9 (1.46%) CCSE
17 8 (1.30%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.85%) SLA
2 10 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.81%) GPG13
System Software
1 93 (15.10%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.79%) XenApp
4 11 (1.79%) vSphere
5 7 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.14%) StorNext
6 5 (0.81%) Squid
7 2 (0.32%) Xen
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.32%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) UAG
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) Snort
8 1 (0.16%) qmail
8 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.16%) vCloud
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (4.06%) CiscoWorks
1 25 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
6 6 (0.97%) SCCM
7 5 (0.81%) OPNET
8 4 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.32%) WSUS
9 2 (0.32%) MOM
9 2 (0.32%) vMotion
10 1 (0.16%) Iperf
10 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.16%) Nagios
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.16%) OpenView
10 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 420 (68.18%) Cisco
2 154 (25.00%) Juniper
3 146 (23.70%) CheckPoint
4 136 (22.08%) Microsoft
5 129 (20.94%) F5
6 90 (14.61%) VMware
7 51 (8.28%) Blue Coat
7 51 (8.28%) HP
8 49 (7.95%) Citrix
9 40 (6.49%) SolarWinds
10 24 (3.90%) Avaya
11 22 (3.57%) Fortinet
12 21 (3.41%) ProCurve
12 21 (3.41%) Riverbed
13 18 (2.92%) Trend Micro
13 18 (2.92%) Crossbeam
13 18 (2.92%) Sophos
14 17 (2.76%) McAfee
14 17 (2.76%) WatchGuard
15 16 (2.60%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £4,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago