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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 589 637 510
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -127
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 324 308 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 259 357
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +69 313 £34,750 -0.71% 41
London +57 111 £39,750 -12.15% 8
South East +13 91 £39,000 +20.00% 15
Berkshire +10 40 £40,000 -5.88% 4
City of London +51 26 £39,500 -7.05% 2
South West +10 24 £26,000 -5.45%
East of England -1 23 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Reading +1 19 £40,000 +25.98%
East Midlands +17 18 £34,000 -9.33% 1
West Midlands +12 18 £28,750 -4.16% 3
Surrey +26 15 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Manchester +8 15 £26,000 -20.00% 1
North West 0 15 £26,000 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire -19 13 £30,000 -6.25% 6
Bristol +6 12 £19,500 -20.40%
Suffolk - 12 £25,000 -
Scotland +29 9 £60,000 +50.00%
Oxfordshire +22 9 £39,500 +32.21% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £28,000 -11.11% 7
Milton Keynes -14 9 £28,000 -13.84%
Wiltshire +2 8 £26,000 -3.70%
Stockport - 8 £26,000 -
Hampshire -11 7 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Shropshire - 7 £34,500 -
Swindon - 7 £26,000 -
Oxford +18 6 £39,500 +47.66% 1
Glasgow +8 6 £60,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire -3 6 £28,000 -11.81% 2
Birmingham -5 6 £28,750 -4.16%
Farnham - 6 £30,250 - 1

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 393 (67.99%) Cisco
2 281 (48.62%) Firewall
3 242 (41.87%) Cisco Certification
4 205 (35.47%) LAN
5 192 (33.22%) CCNA
6 182 (31.49%) Windows
7 174 (30.10%) WAN
8 155 (26.82%) TCP/IP
9 136 (23.53%) Juniper
10 131 (22.66%) Microsoft
11 128 (22.15%) CCNP
12 118 (20.42%) CheckPoint
13 117 (20.24%) BGP
14 115 (19.90%) F5
15 101 (17.47%) Cisco ASA
16 100 (17.30%) OSPF
17 92 (15.92%) Wireless
18 89 (15.40%) Active Directory
19 88 (15.22%) VMware
20 85 (14.71%) MS Exchange
21 83 (14.36%) VoIP
22 82 (14.19%) VPN
23 81 (14.01%) ITIL
24 76 (13.15%) SLA
25 73 (12.63%) DNS
25 73 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
26 70 (12.11%) MPLS
27 69 (11.94%) Linux
27 69 (11.94%) Data Centre
28 68 (11.76%) Telecoms

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 85 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 44 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.11%) Lync
7 12 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.69%) IIS
8 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.52%) Apache
9 3 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.52%) Moodle
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 60 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.57%) MS Office
3 8 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.42%) Office 365
2 3 (0.52%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (48.62%) Firewall
2 205 (35.47%) LAN
3 174 (30.10%) WAN
4 155 (26.82%) TCP/IP
5 117 (20.24%) BGP
6 101 (17.47%) Cisco ASA
7 100 (17.30%) OSPF
8 92 (15.92%) Wireless
9 83 (14.36%) VoIP
10 82 (14.19%) VPN
11 73 (12.63%) DNS
11 73 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 70 (12.11%) MPLS
13 54 (9.34%) DHCP
14 50 (8.65%) Network Security
14 50 (8.65%) Internet
15 49 (8.48%) FWSM
16 48 (8.30%) HSRP
17 41 (7.09%) VLAN
18 37 (6.40%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.21%) MySQL
3 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 34 (5.88%) Finance
3 15 (2.60%) Banking
4 11 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.56%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Online Betting
7 6 (1.04%) French Language
7 6 (1.04%) Games
8 5 (0.87%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (0.69%) Retail
10 3 (0.52%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.04%) CSS
2 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET
2 5 (0.87%) .NET
3 2 (0.35%) XMPP
3 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.17%) WAP
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (2.42%) Smartphone
3 14 (2.42%) Replication
4 13 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.56%) e-Health
6 9 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.04%) User Experience
7 6 (1.04%) Online Games
7 6 (1.04%) IPTV
7 6 (1.04%) Derivative
7 6 (1.04%) Online Banking
8 5 (0.87%) iPad
8 5 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.69%) iPhone
9 4 (0.69%) SecurID
9 4 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 182 (31.49%) Windows
2 69 (11.94%) Linux
3 62 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (4.33%) Windows 8
6 22 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 20 (3.46%) UNIX
8 17 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) NetWare
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.01%) ITIL
2 37 (6.40%) Network Management
3 35 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 28 (4.84%) Service Delivery
5 22 (3.81%) Change Management
6 19 (3.29%) Incident Management
6 19 (3.29%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (2.94%) Network Design
8 15 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (1.90%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (1.73%) Migration
10 10 (1.73%) Project Management
10 10 (1.73%) Service Management
11 9 (1.56%) Business Continuity
11 9 (1.56%) Information Security
11 9 (1.56%) Capacity Management
11 9 (1.56%) Network Architecture
11 9 (1.56%) Line Management
12 8 (1.38%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.67%) SQL
2 6 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.87%) Perl
4 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.52%) VBScript
5 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.35%) PHP
6 2 (0.35%) C
6 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.35%) Python
6 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.17%) C#
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 242 (41.87%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (33.22%) CCNA
3 128 (22.15%) CCNP
4 59 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (8.30%) Degree
6 31 (5.36%) MCSE
6 31 (5.36%) Security Cleared
7 23 (3.98%) MCP
8 21 (3.63%) CCIE
9 17 (2.94%) CCSA
10 15 (2.60%) CCDP
10 15 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.42%) JNCIA
12 13 (2.25%) CCIP
12 13 (2.25%) MCSA
12 13 (2.25%) CCENT
13 9 (1.56%) MCITP
14 8 (1.38%) MCDST
15 7 (1.21%) CCVP
15 7 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (13.15%) SLA
2 12 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.38%) GPG13
4 8 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (15.40%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.90%) XenApp
5 9 (1.56%) vSphere
6 8 (1.38%) Squid
7 6 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.69%) Xen
10 2 (0.35%) StorNext
10 2 (0.35%) UAG
10 2 (0.35%) Snort
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
11 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (4.84%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (2.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (1.73%) OPNET
3 10 (1.73%) Cisco IPCC
4 9 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.69%) SCCM
9 2 (0.35%) Puppet
9 2 (0.35%) WSUS
9 2 (0.35%) MOM
10 1 (0.17%) OpenView
10 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) SCOM
10 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 393 (67.99%) Cisco
2 136 (23.53%) Juniper
3 131 (22.66%) Microsoft
4 118 (20.42%) CheckPoint
5 115 (19.90%) F5
6 88 (15.22%) VMware
7 48 (8.30%) SolarWinds
7 48 (8.30%) Citrix
8 46 (7.96%) HP
9 44 (7.61%) Blue Coat
10 25 (4.33%) Fortinet
11 24 (4.15%) Avaya
12 23 (3.98%) Riverbed
13 18 (3.11%) ProCurve
14 16 (2.77%) Huawei
14 16 (2.77%) McAfee
14 16 (2.77%) Sophos
15 14 (2.42%) Trend Micro
15 14 (2.42%) WatchGuard
15 14 (2.42%) Crossbeam
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnham
Explore Group
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago