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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 647 632 587
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 248 280 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 212 233 258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -34 228 £37,500 +7.14% 28
London +9 84 £41,750 +4.37% 7
South East +7 63 £34,500 +6.15% 8
City of London +14 23 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Berkshire +12 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -12 18 £27,500 -28.57% 1
West Midlands +6 17 £45,000 +40.62% 6
Surrey +4 16 £33,250 +10.83% 2
East of England -31 16 £34,000 +8.80%
Yorkshire -17 14 £27,500 -21.42% 2
East Midlands +5 12 £33,500 -21.17%
Leeds 0 9 £26,300 -24.85% 1
West Yorkshire -16 9 £26,300 -24.85% 1
Hertfordshire -11 8 £34,000 -2.85%
Suffolk +1 7 £55,000 +120.00%
Birmingham +15 6 £55,000 +76.00%
Hampshire +3 6 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Slough -1 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £38,750 -0.64% 1
Bristol - 6 £27,500 -
Kent +6 5 £35,000 -
Scotland +6 5 £22,500 -40.00% 4
Oxfordshire -3 5 £37,500 +102.70%
Exeter - 5 £26,500 -
Shropshire - 5 £50,000 -
Devon - 5 £26,500 -
North West 0 4 £25,000 - 3
West Sussex -8 4 £43,500 +67.30%
Coventry -9 4 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Derbyshire -11 4 £34,500 -23.33%

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 374 (65.61%) Cisco
2 286 (50.18%) Firewall
3 259 (45.44%) Cisco Certification
4 211 (37.02%) CCNA
5 198 (34.74%) LAN
6 173 (30.35%) Windows
7 160 (28.07%) WAN
8 144 (25.26%) Juniper
9 140 (24.56%) CCNP
10 134 (23.51%) CheckPoint
11 123 (21.58%) TCP/IP
12 120 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 116 (20.35%) F5
14 111 (19.47%) Wireless
15 91 (15.96%) VoIP
15 91 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
16 89 (15.61%) VPN
16 89 (15.61%) MS Exchange
17 88 (15.44%) OSPF
18 87 (15.26%) VMware
19 85 (14.91%) BGP
20 83 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
20 83 (14.56%) Data Centre
21 76 (13.33%) Active Directory
22 74 (12.98%) MPLS
23 72 (12.63%) ITIL
24 70 (12.28%) Linux
25 65 (11.40%) DNS
26 62 (10.88%) DHCP
27 60 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 89 (15.61%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.88%) Lync
8 2 (0.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) MTS
9 1 (0.18%) Site Server
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.67%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.98%) Office 365
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 286 (50.18%) Firewall
2 198 (34.74%) LAN
3 160 (28.07%) WAN
4 123 (21.58%) TCP/IP
5 111 (19.47%) Wireless
6 91 (15.96%) VoIP
6 91 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
7 89 (15.61%) VPN
8 88 (15.44%) OSPF
9 85 (14.91%) BGP
10 83 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 74 (12.98%) MPLS
12 65 (11.40%) DNS
13 62 (10.88%) DHCP
14 52 (9.12%) Network Security
15 48 (8.42%) Internet
16 46 (8.07%) VLAN
17 35 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
18 33 (5.79%) IPsec
19 27 (4.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.88%) MySQL
3 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) Firebug
2 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
General
1 58 (10.18%) Telecoms
2 40 (7.02%) Finance
3 18 (3.16%) Banking
4 14 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.93%) Games
5 11 (1.93%) Online Betting
6 10 (1.75%) Retail
7 8 (1.40%) Advertising
8 7 (1.23%) Electronics
9 6 (1.05%) Marketing
10 4 (0.70%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Military
11 3 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.98%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.40%) XMPP
3 4 (0.70%) .NET
3 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.53%) HTML
5 2 (0.35%) WAP
5 2 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (2.98%) Replication
3 14 (2.46%) Smartphone
4 11 (1.93%) Online Banking
4 11 (1.93%) IPTV
4 11 (1.93%) Online Games
5 9 (1.58%) e-Health
6 7 (1.23%) IVR
7 6 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.88%) iPad
9 4 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.70%) iPhone
9 4 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.70%) SecurID
10 3 (0.53%) DTV
10 3 (0.53%) BBC
10 3 (0.53%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 173 (30.35%) Windows
2 70 (12.28%) Linux
3 60 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (4.39%) Windows 8
6 22 (3.86%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.28%) UNIX
9 10 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.05%) Solaris
11 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.18%) NetWare
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (12.63%) ITIL
2 40 (7.02%) Service Delivery
3 36 (6.32%) Load Balancing
4 29 (5.09%) Change Management
5 22 (3.86%) Network Management
5 22 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (3.68%) Time Management
6 21 (3.68%) Incident Management
7 20 (3.51%) Network Design
7 20 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (2.81%) Investment Management
8 16 (2.81%) Mentoring
9 14 (2.46%) Converged Infrastructure
9 14 (2.46%) Project Management
9 14 (2.46%) Migration
10 12 (2.11%) Supplier Management
10 12 (2.11%) Network Architecture
11 11 (1.93%) E-Commerce
12 10 (1.75%) Line Management
13 9 (1.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.96%) SQL
2 7 (1.23%) Perl
2 7 (1.23%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.70%) PHP
5 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
5 4 (0.70%) Python
6 3 (0.53%) C
7 2 (0.35%) VBScript
7 2 (0.35%) Korn
8 1 (0.18%) R
8 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 259 (45.44%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (37.02%) CCNA
3 140 (24.56%) CCNP
4 59 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (8.07%) Degree
6 40 (7.02%) Security Cleared
7 29 (5.09%) CCSA
8 23 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 20 (3.51%) CCIE
10 19 (3.33%) MCSE
10 19 (3.33%) CCIP
11 17 (2.98%) JNCIA
12 16 (2.81%) CCENT
13 12 (2.11%) MCITP
13 12 (2.11%) MCSA
14 10 (1.75%) CCDP
15 9 (1.58%) MCP
16 8 (1.40%) MCDST
16 8 (1.40%) CCSE
17 6 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.18%) SLA
2 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) GPG13
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.75%) XenApp
5 8 (1.40%) vSphere
6 7 (1.23%) Firmware
6 7 (1.23%) StorNext
7 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.35%) Snort
8 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.18%) qmail
9 1 (0.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
9 1 (0.18%) Squid
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (1.58%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (1.23%) SCCM
6 5 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.70%) WMI
8 3 (0.53%) Puppet
9 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.35%) WSUS
9 2 (0.35%) MOM
9 2 (0.35%) vMotion
10 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 374 (65.61%) Cisco
2 144 (25.26%) Juniper
3 134 (23.51%) CheckPoint
4 120 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 116 (20.35%) F5
6 87 (15.26%) VMware
7 47 (8.25%) HP
8 42 (7.37%) Blue Coat
9 41 (7.19%) Citrix
10 23 (4.04%) ProCurve
10 23 (4.04%) Meraki
11 22 (3.86%) Fortinet
12 20 (3.51%) Riverbed
12 20 (3.51%) Sophos
13 19 (3.33%) McAfee
14 18 (3.16%) SolarWinds
14 18 (3.16%) Trend Micro
14 18 (3.16%) WatchGuard
14 18 (3.16%) Huawei
15 17 (2.98%) Crossbeam
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38154 - £43941 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 20-25000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago