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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 649 618 520
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 254 290 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 206 236 327
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.58%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 -28 249 £35,500 -5.33% 29
South East +19 90 £35,000 -4.76% 5
London -2 68 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Surrey +6 31 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire -18 31 £32,500 -5.10% 2
Berkshire +11 28 £38,500 -15.38% 1
City of London +22 23 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire -5 20 £34,000 +1.49% 2
West Midlands -11 18 £30,000 +3.44% 6
Reading +14 15 £41,000 -8.88%
East of England -24 15 £35,000 +14.75% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £22,500 - 1
North West 0 12 £37,750 +30.17% 1
Hampshire -46 9 £37,500 +22.95%
Oxford - 9 £22,500 - 1
Bradford -2 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Leeds -7 8 £32,750 -2.23% 2
Slough -7 8 £40,000 -18.36% 1
South West -12 8 £31,875 -1.92% 2
North Yorkshire -6 7 £28,000 -26.79%
Manchester -10 7 £49,500 +65.00% 1
Hertfordshire -16 7 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Bedfordshire +10 6 £35,000 +12.90%
York +8 6 £28,000 -37.77%
Chertsey - 6 £42,000 -
East Midlands +8 5 £32,500 -2.98%
Telford -1 5 £30,000 -
Kent -3 5 £35,000 +55.55%
Shropshire -6 5 £30,000 +17.64%
Lancashire - 5 £31,250 -

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 323 (57.47%) Cisco
2 256 (45.55%) Cisco Certification
3 248 (44.13%) Firewall
4 200 (35.59%) CCNA
5 197 (35.05%) Windows
6 187 (33.27%) WAN
7 158 (28.11%) LAN
8 150 (26.69%) TCP/IP
9 140 (24.91%) VMware
10 133 (23.67%) CCNP
11 123 (21.89%) VPN
12 111 (19.75%) Active Directory
13 103 (18.33%) Microsoft
14 100 (17.79%) Linux
15 96 (17.08%) DNS
15 96 (17.08%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (16.73%) BGP
17 87 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 84 (14.95%) ITIL
19 81 (14.41%) Telecoms
20 78 (13.88%) MS Excel
21 76 (13.52%) Degree
22 75 (13.35%) Juniper
23 69 (12.28%) CheckPoint
23 69 (12.28%) MPLS
24 68 (12.10%) Finance
25 65 (11.57%) Wireless
26 64 (11.39%) Citrix
27 63 (11.21%) Network Security
28 62 (11.03%) SAN

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.20%) Lync
2 18 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.78%) Lotus Domino
8 9 (1.60%) Apache
8 9 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.89%) IIS
10 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.36%) Moodle
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
Applications
1 78 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.78%) Office 365
2 8 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 248 (44.13%) Firewall
2 187 (33.27%) WAN
3 158 (28.11%) LAN
4 150 (26.69%) TCP/IP
5 123 (21.89%) VPN
6 96 (17.08%) DNS
6 96 (17.08%) Cisco ASA
7 94 (16.73%) BGP
8 69 (12.28%) MPLS
9 65 (11.57%) Wireless
10 63 (11.21%) Network Security
11 62 (11.03%) SAN
12 61 (10.85%) OSPF
13 59 (10.50%) VoIP
14 55 (9.79%) SSL
15 50 (8.90%) VLAN
15 50 (8.90%) Internet
16 42 (7.47%) EIGRP
17 38 (6.76%) IPsec
18 37 (6.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.71%) MySQL
5 2 (0.36%) Big Data
5 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 81 (14.41%) Telecoms
2 68 (12.10%) Finance
3 19 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.14%) Retail
5 9 (1.60%) Billing
5 9 (1.60%) Back Office
6 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.07%) Law
7 6 (1.07%) Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.53%) CSS
2 2 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) .NET
3 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.14%) Blackberry
4 10 (1.78%) SecurID
5 6 (1.07%) Smartphone
6 5 (0.89%) Replication
7 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.53%) IVR
7 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.36%) Clustering
8 2 (0.36%) VLE
8 2 (0.36%) CCTV
9 1 (0.18%) Derivative
9 1 (0.18%) Statistics
9 1 (0.18%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.18%) CMDB
9 1 (0.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 197 (35.05%) Windows
2 100 (17.79%) Linux
3 87 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (8.72%) Windows 7
5 42 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (5.87%) UNIX
8 20 (3.56%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.20%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.96%) Android
11 10 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.78%) VMS
11 10 (1.78%) Windows Phone 8
11 10 (1.78%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.07%) Solaris
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) HPUX
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (14.95%) ITIL
2 28 (4.98%) Network Management
3 25 (4.45%) Project Management
3 25 (4.45%) Network Design
4 19 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (3.38%) Mentoring
5 18 (3.20%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (3.02%) Problem Management
6 17 (3.02%) Service Delivery
7 16 (2.85%) Service Management
8 15 (2.67%) Change Management
8 15 (2.67%) Load Balancing
9 14 (2.49%) Release Management
10 13 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (2.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (1.96%) Incident Management
12 10 (1.78%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (1.78%) Change Control
13 9 (1.60%) QMS
13 9 (1.60%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.41%) SQL
2 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.36%) C
4 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.36%) PHP
4 2 (0.36%) VBScript
4 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.18%) C++
5 1 (0.18%) Java
5 1 (0.18%) AWK
5 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 256 (45.55%) Cisco Certification
2 200 (35.59%) CCNA
3 133 (23.67%) CCNP
4 76 (13.52%) Degree
5 60 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (5.87%) MCSE
7 26 (4.63%) MCITP
8 18 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (3.02%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.02%) CCIE
10 15 (2.67%) MCP
11 13 (2.31%) JNCIA
11 13 (2.31%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.78%) MCSA
13 9 (1.60%) CCVP
14 8 (1.42%) CCIP
15 7 (1.25%) CCDP
16 5 (0.89%) Sun Certification
16 5 (0.89%) SCSA
17 4 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.32%) SLA
2 7 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.25%) GPG13
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 111 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 61 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.19%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.20%) vSphere
5 16 (2.85%) Firmware
6 11 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.96%) XenApp
7 10 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.42%) Squid
9 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.36%) Xen
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.36%) XenServer
11 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (4.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (3.02%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (1.42%) SCOM
6 8 (1.42%) Cisco IPCC
7 7 (1.25%) WSUS
8 5 (0.89%) SCCM
8 5 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.53%) OPNET
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.18%) Puppet
12 1 (0.18%) Nagios
12 1 (0.18%) OpenView
12 1 (0.18%) OVSD
Vendors
1 323 (57.47%) Cisco
2 140 (24.91%) VMware
3 103 (18.33%) Microsoft
4 75 (13.35%) Juniper
5 69 (12.28%) CheckPoint
6 64 (11.39%) Citrix
7 59 (10.50%) F5
8 42 (7.47%) HP
9 39 (6.94%) Blue Coat
10 27 (4.80%) SonicWALL
11 25 (4.45%) Clearswift
12 24 (4.27%) Avaya
12 24 (4.27%) Websense
12 24 (4.27%) Fortinet
12 24 (4.27%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.20%) Symantec
14 17 (3.02%) Dell
14 17 (3.02%) WatchGuard
15 16 (2.85%) Oracle
16 14 (2.49%) Riverbed
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Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Great Package
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
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Belfast, County Antrim
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
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Salary: From £350 to £375 per day £350 - £375 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: 25-28k + Health Cover + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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London
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