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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 637 631 490
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -141
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 269 322 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 223 269 378
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 263 £35,000 - 39
London +20 92 £37,500 -16.66% 13
South East -41 77 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Surrey +19 22 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Berkshire -14 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
City of London +22 21 £37,500 -16.66% 3
South West -4 20 £26,000 +1.96% 1
East of England +7 19 £34,500 +15.00% 3
West Midlands -1 19 £32,500 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +22 16 £26,500 -24.28% 5
North West -3 13 £26,250 -19.23%
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Milton Keynes +1 10 £28,000 -13.84%
Oxfordshire +18 9 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire +12 9 £26,000 -3.70% 1
Essex +7 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Manchester +2 8 £26,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -2 8 £33,500 -
Reading -7 8 £40,000 +30.08% 3
Yorkshire -8 7 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Staines - 7 £41,000 -
Derbyshire - 6 £29,000 - 2
Middlesex - 6 £37,500 -
Swindon - 6 £26,000 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £25,000 - 1
Guildford +20 5 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +4 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Lincoln - 5 £26,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £26,500 - 1
Stockport - 5 £26,000 -

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 348 (66.29%) Cisco
2 245 (46.67%) Firewall
3 223 (42.48%) Cisco Certification
4 179 (34.10%) Windows
5 177 (33.71%) CCNA
6 165 (31.43%) LAN
7 163 (31.05%) WAN
8 155 (29.52%) TCP/IP
9 122 (23.24%) Microsoft
10 115 (21.90%) CCNP
11 108 (20.57%) BGP
12 104 (19.81%) Juniper
13 92 (17.52%) VMware
14 91 (17.33%) CheckPoint
15 89 (16.95%) Active Directory
16 87 (16.57%) VPN
16 87 (16.57%) DNS
17 86 (16.38%) Linux
18 85 (16.19%) VoIP
19 84 (16.00%) F5
20 81 (15.43%) Cisco ASA
20 81 (15.43%) MS Exchange
21 78 (14.86%) ITIL
22 77 (14.67%) OSPF
23 75 (14.29%) Wireless
24 70 (13.33%) MS Excel
25 68 (12.95%) SLA
26 66 (12.57%) MPLS
27 61 (11.62%) Telecoms
28 60 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (15.43%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (4.19%) Lync
5 16 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.52%) Apache
8 7 (1.33%) IIS
9 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.57%) Moodle
11 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 70 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.81%) MS Office
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.86%) Office 365
2 8 (1.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 245 (46.67%) Firewall
2 165 (31.43%) LAN
3 163 (31.05%) WAN
4 155 (29.52%) TCP/IP
5 108 (20.57%) BGP
6 87 (16.57%) VPN
6 87 (16.57%) DNS
7 85 (16.19%) VoIP
8 81 (15.43%) Cisco ASA
9 77 (14.67%) OSPF
10 75 (14.29%) Wireless
11 66 (12.57%) MPLS
12 45 (8.57%) VLAN
12 45 (8.57%) EIGRP
13 44 (8.38%) DHCP
13 44 (8.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 43 (8.19%) FWSM
15 42 (8.00%) Network Security
16 41 (7.81%) SSL
17 39 (7.43%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.52%) MySQL
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 61 (11.62%) Telecoms
2 40 (7.62%) Finance
3 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
4 10 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.90%) Banking
5 7 (1.33%) Retail
6 6 (1.14%) Marketing
7 5 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
7 5 (0.95%) French Language
7 5 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.76%) Billing
8 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Law
9 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.33%) CSS
2 6 (1.14%) .NET
2 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.10%) Blackberry
4 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.90%) Replication
5 9 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.52%) e-Health
7 7 (1.33%) Derivative
8 6 (1.14%) User Experience
9 5 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.76%) SecurID
11 3 (0.57%) VLE
11 3 (0.57%) Handset
11 3 (0.57%) CMDB
11 3 (0.57%) iPhone
11 3 (0.57%) iPad
12 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 179 (34.10%) Windows
2 86 (16.38%) Linux
3 60 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.29%) UNIX
6 26 (4.95%) Windows 7
7 23 (4.38%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.43%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.52%) Solaris
11 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) NetWare
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.86%) ITIL
2 36 (6.86%) Network Management
3 29 (5.52%) Load Balancing
4 21 (4.00%) Change Management
5 20 (3.81%) Service Delivery
6 17 (3.24%) Network Design
7 16 (3.05%) Incident Management
8 15 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (2.48%) Service Management
10 12 (2.29%) Project Management
10 12 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (1.90%) Line Management
13 9 (1.71%) QMS
13 9 (1.71%) Information Security
13 9 (1.71%) Quality Management
13 9 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (1.52%) Configuration Management
14 8 (1.52%) Capacity Management
15 7 (1.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.71%) SQL
2 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
4 4 (0.76%) Perl
5 3 (0.57%) PHP
5 3 (0.57%) C
5 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.38%) VBScript
7 1 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) C#
7 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 223 (42.48%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (33.71%) CCNA
3 115 (21.90%) CCNP
4 54 (10.29%) Degree
5 48 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (5.71%) MCSE
7 26 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 23 (4.38%) MCP
9 19 (3.62%) CCIE
10 17 (3.24%) JNCIA
11 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.48%) MCSA
13 11 (2.10%) CCDP
13 11 (2.10%) CCSA
14 10 (1.90%) CCENT
14 10 (1.90%) MCITP
15 8 (1.52%) CCIP
16 7 (1.33%) CCVP
17 6 (1.14%) JNCIS
17 6 (1.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.95%) SLA
2 12 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.52%) GPG13
3 8 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.29%) XenApp
5 8 (1.52%) vSphere
5 8 (1.52%) Squid
6 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.76%) Xen
9 3 (0.57%) Firmware
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) UAG
10 2 (0.38%) Snort
10 2 (0.38%) StorNext
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.57%) CiscoWorks
2 14 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.10%) OPNET
4 10 (1.90%) Cisco IPCC
5 9 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
6 7 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (1.14%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.95%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.76%) SCOM
10 3 (0.57%) WSUS
11 2 (0.38%) SCCM
11 2 (0.38%) OpenView
11 2 (0.38%) Puppet
11 2 (0.38%) Iperf
12 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.19%) OVSD
12 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 348 (66.29%) Cisco
2 122 (23.24%) Microsoft
3 104 (19.81%) Juniper
4 92 (17.52%) VMware
5 91 (17.33%) CheckPoint
6 84 (16.00%) F5
7 50 (9.52%) HP
8 43 (8.19%) SolarWinds
9 40 (7.62%) Citrix
10 36 (6.86%) Blue Coat
11 25 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 20 (3.81%) Avaya
13 16 (3.05%) Oracle
13 16 (3.05%) Websense
13 16 (3.05%) WatchGuard
14 13 (2.48%) Riverbed
15 12 (2.29%) ProCurve
15 12 (2.29%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.29%) McAfee
16 11 (2.10%) Sophos
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000-£35,000
Posted: 5 days ago