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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 604 663 571
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 296 273 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 252 239 279
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,300 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £34,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.15%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 31 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 31 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 +38 283 £37,500 +7.14% 26
London +53 112 £40,000 - 6
South East +8 76 £37,500 +10.29% 5
City of London +36 37 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Berkshire +5 26 £40,000 - 2
South West +7 22 £27,500 -22.53% 2
East of England -12 20 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -23 20 £28,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +19 18 £31,750 +20.95%
Leeds -2 14 £27,150 -22.42%
West Midlands -2 14 £50,000 +56.25% 2
West Yorkshire -12 14 £27,150 -22.42% 1
East Midlands +7 11 £32,500 -13.90% 2
Bristol - 11 £27,500 -
North West 0 10 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Hertfordshire -7 10 £34,000 -2.85%
Suffolk -3 9 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +12 8 £39,500 +23.43%
Hampshire +2 8 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Kent +11 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Slough -5 7 £51,250 +41.37%
Rickmansworth - 7 £34,000 -
Shropshire - 7 £50,000 -
Manchester +8 6 £26,000 +4.00% 3
Reading +6 6 - - 1
Oxford +2 6 £39,500 +113.51%
Scotland +17 5 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Farnham +6 5 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Northamptonshire +2 4 £21,500 -43.42%

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 397 (67.06%) Cisco
2 304 (51.35%) Firewall
3 264 (44.59%) Cisco Certification
4 210 (35.47%) CCNA
5 208 (35.14%) LAN
6 182 (30.74%) Windows
7 166 (28.04%) WAN
8 148 (25.00%) Juniper
9 147 (24.83%) CCNP
10 140 (23.65%) CheckPoint
11 136 (22.97%) TCP/IP
12 130 (21.96%) Microsoft
13 129 (21.79%) F5
14 106 (17.91%) Wireless
15 103 (17.40%) Cisco ASA
16 95 (16.05%) BGP
17 94 (15.88%) Cisco Nexus
18 92 (15.54%) Active Directory
18 92 (15.54%) MS Exchange
19 89 (15.03%) OSPF
20 87 (14.70%) VMware
21 82 (13.85%) VPN
22 81 (13.68%) ITIL
23 80 (13.51%) VoIP
24 74 (12.50%) Data Centre
25 73 (12.33%) Linux
26 66 (11.15%) MPLS
26 66 (11.15%) DNS
26 66 (11.15%) SLA
27 65 (10.98%) DHCP

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 92 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.18%) Lync
8 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.34%) IIS
8 2 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) MTS
9 1 (0.17%) Site Server
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.25%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.87%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 304 (51.35%) Firewall
2 208 (35.14%) LAN
3 166 (28.04%) WAN
4 136 (22.97%) TCP/IP
5 106 (17.91%) Wireless
6 103 (17.40%) Cisco ASA
7 95 (16.05%) BGP
8 94 (15.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 89 (15.03%) OSPF
10 82 (13.85%) VPN
11 80 (13.51%) VoIP
12 66 (11.15%) DNS
12 66 (11.15%) MPLS
13 65 (10.98%) DHCP
14 58 (9.80%) Network Security
15 47 (7.94%) Internet
16 41 (6.93%) VLAN
17 38 (6.42%) FWSM
18 37 (6.25%) HSRP
19 28 (4.73%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.84%) MySQL
3 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (10.30%) Telecoms
2 37 (6.25%) Finance
3 19 (3.21%) Banking
4 14 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.86%) Games
5 11 (1.86%) Online Betting
6 8 (1.35%) Marketing
6 8 (1.35%) Advertising
7 7 (1.18%) Electronics
8 6 (1.01%) French Language
9 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.84%) Retail
10 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.35%) XMPP
3 5 (0.84%) .NET
3 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.84%) CSS
4 3 (0.51%) HTML
5 2 (0.34%) WAP
5 2 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.17%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.38%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (2.87%) Replication
4 14 (2.36%) Smartphone
5 11 (1.86%) Online Banking
5 11 (1.86%) IPTV
5 11 (1.86%) Online Games
6 10 (1.69%) e-Health
6 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.01%) User Experience
10 5 (0.84%) iPad
11 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.68%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.68%) iPhone
11 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 182 (30.74%) Windows
2 73 (12.33%) Linux
3 59 (9.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (5.07%) Windows 8
6 24 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.53%) UNIX
9 14 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.01%) Solaris
11 4 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (13.68%) ITIL
2 44 (7.43%) Load Balancing
3 38 (6.42%) Service Delivery
4 27 (4.56%) Change Management
5 23 (3.89%) Network Management
6 21 (3.55%) Incident Management
7 20 (3.38%) Network Design
8 19 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (3.21%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (3.04%) Mentoring
10 16 (2.70%) Investment Management
11 15 (2.53%) Time Management
11 15 (2.53%) Network Architecture
11 15 (2.53%) Migration
12 12 (2.03%) Supplier Management
12 12 (2.03%) Project Management
12 12 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (2.03%) E-Commerce
12 12 (2.03%) Converged Infrastructure
13 10 (1.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.91%) SQL
2 6 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 5 (0.84%) Perl
4 4 (0.68%) PHP
4 4 (0.68%) C
4 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
4 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.34%) Korn
6 2 (0.34%) VBScript
6 2 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) C#
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 264 (44.59%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (35.47%) CCNA
3 147 (24.83%) CCNP
4 64 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (7.43%) Degree
6 38 (6.42%) Security Cleared
7 30 (5.07%) CCSA
8 22 (3.72%) MCSE
8 22 (3.72%) SC Cleared
9 20 (3.38%) CCIE
10 18 (3.04%) CCIP
11 16 (2.70%) JNCIA
12 15 (2.53%) MCP
13 14 (2.36%) MCSA
14 12 (2.03%) CCDP
14 12 (2.03%) MCITP
14 12 (2.03%) CCENT
15 9 (1.52%) CCSE
16 8 (1.35%) MCDST
16 8 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.15%) SLA
2 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) GPG13
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 32 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.69%) XenApp
5 9 (1.52%) vSphere
6 7 (1.18%) StorNext
7 6 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.51%) Firmware
8 3 (0.51%) Squid
9 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.34%) Snort
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.17%) UAG
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
10 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 24 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (3.55%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (1.01%) SCCM
6 4 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.34%) vMotion
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.34%) WSUS
7 2 (0.34%) MOM
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 397 (67.06%) Cisco
2 148 (25.00%) Juniper
3 140 (23.65%) CheckPoint
4 130 (21.96%) Microsoft
5 129 (21.79%) F5
6 87 (14.70%) VMware
7 49 (8.28%) HP
8 46 (7.77%) Citrix
8 46 (7.77%) Blue Coat
9 25 (4.22%) SolarWinds
10 23 (3.89%) Fortinet
10 23 (3.89%) ProCurve
11 20 (3.38%) Riverbed
11 20 (3.38%) McAfee
12 19 (3.21%) Sophos
12 19 (3.21%) Meraki
13 18 (3.04%) Trend Micro
13 18 (3.04%) Crossbeam
13 18 (3.04%) WatchGuard
14 16 (2.70%) Huawei
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