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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 631 629 514
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -115
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 256 267 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 211 217 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -11 253 £37,500 +7.14% 39
London +48 109 £39,500 -12.22% 14
South East -34 75 £37,500 +15.38% 7
City of London +7 36 £39,500 -16.84% 3
Surrey +6 31 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Berkshire -5 17 £42,750 +14.00% 1
West Midlands -21 17 £30,250 +7.07% 6
Yorkshire -10 12 £28,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +9 10 £25,500 -32.00% 1
North West -8 10 £33,000 +20.00% 3
East of England -9 10 £43,500 +45.00% 3
Staines - 10 £41,000 - 1
South West -16 9 £26,000 +25.30% 1
East Midlands +26 8 £24,750 -26.11% 1
Reading 0 8 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +16 6 £23,000 -20.00%
Essex -7 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Shropshire -17 6 £30,250 +10.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £37,500 - 1
Oxford +2 5 £22,500 -40.00%
West Yorkshire -16 5 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £37,500 +11.11%
Manchester +2 4 £55,000 +150.00% 1
Reigate -3 4 £38,000 +43.39%
Leeds -23 4 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Epsom - 4 £38,750 -
Liverpool - 4 £28,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £50,000 -
Derby - 4 £23,500 -
York - 4 £23,000 -

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 343 (64.96%) Cisco
2 240 (45.45%) Firewall
3 228 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
4 175 (33.14%) CCNA
5 172 (32.58%) Windows
6 169 (32.01%) WAN
7 156 (29.55%) LAN
8 140 (26.52%) TCP/IP
9 121 (22.92%) BGP
10 118 (22.35%) CCNP
11 113 (21.40%) VPN
12 110 (20.83%) VMware
13 97 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 95 (17.99%) Active Directory
15 93 (17.61%) Cisco ASA
16 87 (16.48%) DNS
17 86 (16.29%) Linux
18 84 (15.91%) ITIL
19 82 (15.53%) CheckPoint
20 81 (15.34%) Juniper
20 81 (15.34%) OSPF
21 74 (14.02%) VoIP
22 71 (13.45%) MPLS
22 71 (13.45%) F5
23 69 (13.07%) Telecoms
24 67 (12.69%) MS Excel
25 66 (12.50%) MS Exchange
26 65 (12.31%) Wireless
26 65 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
27 64 (12.12%) Degree

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.55%) Lync
4 17 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.33%) IIS
8 7 (1.33%) Apache
9 6 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.76%) Moodle
11 3 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.19%) Confluence
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.65%) Office 365
2 8 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 240 (45.45%) Firewall
2 169 (32.01%) WAN
3 156 (29.55%) LAN
4 140 (26.52%) TCP/IP
5 121 (22.92%) BGP
6 113 (21.40%) VPN
7 93 (17.61%) Cisco ASA
8 87 (16.48%) DNS
9 81 (15.34%) OSPF
10 74 (14.02%) VoIP
11 71 (13.45%) MPLS
12 65 (12.31%) Wireless
13 54 (10.23%) SSL
14 53 (10.04%) EIGRP
15 51 (9.66%) Network Security
16 49 (9.28%) SAN
17 45 (8.52%) IPsec
18 43 (8.14%) FWSM
18 43 (8.14%) HSRP
19 42 (7.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.33%) MySQL
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.76%) JIRA
3 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 69 (13.07%) Telecoms
2 59 (11.17%) Finance
3 15 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.08%) Retail
6 9 (1.70%) Back Office
6 9 (1.70%) Banking
7 5 (0.95%) Marketing
8 3 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.57%) French Language
8 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.57%) Billing
8 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.52%) CSS
2 3 (0.57%) HTML
3 2 (0.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.33%) Derivative
7 6 (1.14%) SecurID
7 6 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.76%) User Experience
9 4 (0.76%) VLE
10 3 (0.57%) Handset
10 3 (0.57%) Replication
10 3 (0.57%) CMDB
11 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.38%) New Media
12 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.19%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 172 (32.58%) Windows
2 86 (16.29%) Linux
3 65 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 32 (6.06%) UNIX
7 24 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.84%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.14%) Solaris
11 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.38%) Android
12 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.38%) VMS
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) HPUX
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.91%) ITIL
2 37 (7.01%) Network Management
3 32 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 23 (4.36%) Network Design
5 21 (3.98%) Change Management
6 19 (3.60%) Service Management
7 18 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (3.22%) Service Delivery
9 16 (3.03%) Mentoring
10 14 (2.65%) Incident Management
10 14 (2.65%) Project Management
11 12 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (2.08%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.08%) Information Security
13 9 (1.70%) Configuration Management
13 9 (1.70%) Quality Management
13 9 (1.70%) QMS
13 9 (1.70%) Network Architecture
13 9 (1.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.68%) SQL
2 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.76%) C
5 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.38%) VBScript
7 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.19%) Perl
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) C#
7 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 228 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (33.14%) CCNA
3 118 (22.35%) CCNP
4 64 (12.12%) Degree
5 47 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (5.87%) MCSE
7 26 (4.92%) MCP
8 22 (4.17%) CCIE
9 13 (2.46%) MCITP
10 12 (2.27%) MCSA
11 11 (2.08%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.89%) VCP4
13 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.52%) CCDP
14 8 (1.52%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.14%) SC Cleared
17 5 (0.95%) MCTS
17 5 (0.95%) SCSA
17 5 (0.95%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.12%) SLA
2 14 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.08%) GPG13
3 11 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.27%) Squid
5 11 (2.08%) XenApp
6 9 (1.70%) vSphere
6 9 (1.70%) Firmware
7 8 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.95%) Xen
9 4 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.19%) Samba
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.19%) UAG
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (4.73%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (3.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (2.46%) Cisco IPCC
4 11 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.08%) OPNET
5 10 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.52%) WSUS
6 8 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.33%) SCOM
8 5 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.76%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.76%) SCCM
10 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.38%) OpenView
11 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.38%) Puppet
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.19%) Nagios
12 1 (0.19%) OVSD
Vendors
1 343 (64.96%) Cisco
2 110 (20.83%) VMware
3 97 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 82 (15.53%) CheckPoint
5 81 (15.34%) Juniper
6 71 (13.45%) F5
7 45 (8.52%) SolarWinds
8 42 (7.95%) Citrix
9 37 (7.01%) HP
10 36 (6.82%) Blue Coat
11 29 (5.49%) Avaya
12 26 (4.92%) Websense
13 22 (4.17%) Fortinet
13 22 (4.17%) SonicWALL
14 17 (3.22%) Dell
14 17 (3.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 16 (3.03%) Nortel
16 15 (2.84%) Oracle
16 15 (2.84%) WatchGuard
17 14 (2.65%) Riverbed
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
CPI Selection
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
KPRS
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum ++ Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rainham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + 10% On-call
Posted: 4 days ago