The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 655 563 551
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 266 333 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 234 280 316
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 -62 255 £35,000 -5.40% 34
London -85 88 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South East -13 64 £34,000 -9.93% 11
Yorkshire -12 47 £31,500 +21.15% 7
East of England +8 37 £30,000 -14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -13 37 £35,000 +34.61% 5
Leeds -17 33 £35,000 +4.47% 3
City of London -13 27 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Berkshire +13 24 £40,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 22 £30,000 - 1
Bedford - 20 £30,000 -
Surrey -9 16 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Guildford +15 8 £22,500 -19.64%
York 0 8 £28,000 -3.44% 1
North Yorkshire -7 8 £28,000 +3.70% 1
Hampshire -7 7 £25,000 -33.77% 4
South Wales -8 7 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Wales -14 7 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Reading -19 7 £34,000 -11.68%
Oxfordshire +6 6 £32,500 -5.10% 2
North West +2 6 £25,000 -15.25% 4
Caerphilly +4 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Slough +2 5 £36,250 -17.14% 1
Woking -2 5 £22,500 -32.33%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 5 £35,000 +3.70%
East Midlands -16 5 £37,750 +37.16%
West Midlands -29 5 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Southampton +1 4 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Manchester -15 4 £25,000 -15.25% 1

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 343 (58.33%) Cisco
2 303 (51.53%) Firewall
3 282 (47.96%) Cisco Certification
4 241 (40.99%) LAN
5 240 (40.82%) WAN
6 229 (38.95%) Windows
7 211 (35.88%) CCNA
8 173 (29.42%) VMware
9 167 (28.40%) TCP/IP
10 165 (28.06%) CCNP
11 161 (27.38%) VPN
12 139 (23.64%) Active Directory
13 127 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 116 (19.73%) CheckPoint
14 116 (19.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 116 (19.73%) Microsoft
15 102 (17.35%) DNS
16 101 (17.18%) ITIL
17 98 (16.67%) Linux
18 97 (16.50%) MS Excel
19 95 (16.16%) Citrix
19 95 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
20 94 (15.99%) MPLS
21 86 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
22 85 (14.46%) BGP
23 82 (13.95%) Juniper
24 81 (13.78%) Wireless
25 80 (13.61%) DHCP
25 80 (13.61%) MS Exchange
25 80 (13.61%) Network Security

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 80 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
4 38 (6.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.55%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.87%) Apache
10 10 (1.70%) Lync
11 7 (1.19%) IIS
12 5 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
16 1 (0.17%) MTS
Applications
1 97 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.93%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 303 (51.53%) Firewall
2 241 (40.99%) LAN
3 240 (40.82%) WAN
4 167 (28.40%) TCP/IP
5 161 (27.38%) VPN
6 102 (17.35%) DNS
7 95 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
8 94 (15.99%) MPLS
9 85 (14.46%) BGP
10 81 (13.78%) Wireless
11 80 (13.61%) DHCP
11 80 (13.61%) Network Security
12 79 (13.44%) SAN
13 55 (9.35%) OSPF
14 54 (9.18%) VLAN
15 53 (9.01%) VoIP
16 48 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
17 41 (6.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 38 (6.46%) Cisco IOS
19 32 (5.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.36%) MySQL
3 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 46 (7.82%) Finance
3 25 (4.25%) Law
4 11 (1.87%) Banking
5 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.19%) Billing
7 6 (1.02%) Marketing
8 5 (0.85%) Retail
9 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.85%) LAMP
2 2 (0.34%) HTML
2 2 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.17%) Middleware
3 1 (0.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.97%) SecurID
2 38 (6.46%) Blackberry
3 21 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (2.21%) Clustering
5 12 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.53%) Replication
7 5 (0.85%) EqualLogic
7 5 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 5 (0.85%) Firmware
8 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.34%) Statistics
9 2 (0.34%) Wiki
10 1 (0.17%) New Media
10 1 (0.17%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.17%) Open Source
10 1 (0.17%) iPad
10 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.17%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 229 (38.95%) Windows
2 127 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (19.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 98 (16.67%) Linux
5 43 (7.31%) Windows 7
6 39 (6.63%) Android
7 37 (6.29%) VMS
7 37 (6.29%) Windows Phone 8
7 37 (6.29%) Windows Phone
8 28 (4.76%) UNIX
9 27 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (4.42%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.70%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.19%) Solaris
13 6 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.51%) CentOS
15 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.17%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.18%) ITIL
2 24 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (3.91%) Problem Management
4 21 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 19 (3.23%) Change Management
5 19 (3.23%) Project Management
6 18 (3.06%) Service Delivery
7 17 (2.89%) Network Management
8 16 (2.72%) Network Design
9 15 (2.55%) WAN Optimisation
9 15 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (2.21%) Incident Management
12 11 (1.87%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (1.70%) BCP
14 9 (1.53%) ITIL V3
14 9 (1.53%) Service Management
15 8 (1.36%) CRM
16 7 (1.19%) Time Management
16 7 (1.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.97%) SQL
2 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
3 5 (0.85%) VBA
4 4 (0.68%) VB
4 4 (0.68%) PHP
4 4 (0.68%) C
4 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.51%) C++
5 3 (0.51%) VBScript
6 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.34%) Python
6 2 (0.34%) AWK
6 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.17%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) Perl
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 282 (47.96%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (35.88%) CCNA
3 165 (28.06%) CCNP
4 86 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (12.07%) MCSE
6 42 (7.14%) Degree
7 23 (3.91%) CCIE
8 21 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.23%) CCIP
9 19 (3.23%) MCSA
10 18 (3.06%) MCITP
11 17 (2.89%) CCSA
12 15 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.21%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (2.04%) CCVP
14 12 (2.04%) CCSE
15 11 (1.87%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.70%) MCP
17 9 (1.53%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.27%) SLA
2 21 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.68%) GPG13
6 1 (0.17%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 139 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 68 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (10.88%) vSphere
4 39 (6.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 38 (6.46%) Hyper-V
5 38 (6.46%) XenApp
6 11 (1.87%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.85%) NLBS
9 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.68%) Squid
9 4 (0.68%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.51%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.51%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.34%) Snort
11 2 (0.34%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (10.37%) Backup Exec
2 37 (6.29%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.87%) SCCM
4 11 (1.87%) SCOM
5 9 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.19%) Nagios
7 7 (1.19%) Foglight
8 6 (1.02%) ARCserve
9 5 (0.85%) WSUS
9 5 (0.85%) MOM
10 4 (0.68%) Cacti
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 343 (58.33%) Cisco
2 173 (29.42%) VMware
3 116 (19.73%) CheckPoint
3 116 (19.73%) Microsoft
4 95 (16.16%) Citrix
5 82 (13.95%) Juniper
6 59 (10.03%) HP
7 52 (8.84%) F5
8 46 (7.82%) Symantec
9 43 (7.31%) Lotus
10 38 (6.46%) McAfee
10 38 (6.46%) Clearswift
11 31 (5.27%) Blue Coat
12 22 (3.74%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.06%) Riverbed
14 16 (2.72%) Oracle
14 16 (2.72%) Dell
14 16 (2.72%) ProCurve
15 15 (2.55%) Veeam
15 15 (2.55%) Apple
Leatherhead, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Car + Unbelievable package
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17,500 + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
ACO Technologies plc
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 Pro Rata
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 42k per year
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