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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 612 490 583
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +93
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 322 440 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 268 367 309
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -102 311 £35,000 +1.44% 31
South East -15 118 £32,500 -13.33% 5
London -97 84 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East of England -29 42 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Berkshire +6 38 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Hampshire -11 28 £39,000 +15.55% 1
City of London -6 27 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Kent -7 26 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +4 25 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire -39 25 £35,000 +40.00% 2
West Yorkshire -26 23 £35,000 +59.09% 2
North West +11 20 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Bedford -6 19 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Leeds -14 18 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Southampton +12 15 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Surrey +4 14 £22,500 -30.76%
Manchester +12 12 £32,500 +12.06% 2
South West -11 11 £27,000 -25.77% 4
Hertfordshire -2 10 £22,500 -27.41%
Reading -21 9 £31,000 -18.42%
East Midlands -22 7 £35,000 +29.62% 3
Essex -28 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £32,000 -28.88%
Northamptonshire -6 6 £35,500 +54.34% 2
Scotland -20 6 £41,250 -13.15%
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £34,500 +6.15%
Cheshire +4 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Dorset -3 5 £29,000 +5.45% 1
West Midlands -29 5 £30,000 +11.11% 2
Glasgow - 5 £41,250 -

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 360 (62.83%) Cisco
2 297 (51.83%) Firewall
3 283 (49.39%) Cisco Certification
4 237 (41.36%) CCNA
5 215 (37.52%) LAN
6 212 (37.00%) WAN
7 194 (33.86%) Windows
8 165 (28.80%) VPN
9 160 (27.92%) TCP/IP
10 154 (26.88%) CheckPoint
11 145 (25.31%) CCNP
12 144 (25.13%) Active Directory
13 142 (24.78%) Microsoft
14 133 (23.21%) VMware
15 112 (19.55%) ITIL
16 107 (18.67%) Juniper
17 103 (17.98%) Linux
18 94 (16.40%) VoIP
19 89 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
20 86 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
21 85 (14.83%) DNS
21 85 (14.83%) Network Security
22 84 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
23 83 (14.49%) MPLS
24 78 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
24 78 (13.61%) MS Excel
25 76 (13.26%) BGP
25 76 (13.26%) Wireless
26 72 (12.57%) MS Exchange
26 72 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (12.57%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (3.14%) Lotus Domino
4 17 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.27%) Lync
7 10 (1.75%) Apache
8 9 (1.57%) IIS
9 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.35%) MTS
14 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 78 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 57 (9.95%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 297 (51.83%) Firewall
2 215 (37.52%) LAN
3 212 (37.00%) WAN
4 165 (28.80%) VPN
5 160 (27.92%) TCP/IP
6 94 (16.40%) VoIP
7 89 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
8 85 (14.83%) Network Security
8 85 (14.83%) DNS
9 83 (14.49%) MPLS
10 76 (13.26%) BGP
10 76 (13.26%) Wireless
11 69 (12.04%) DHCP
12 64 (11.17%) OSPF
13 52 (9.08%) SAN
13 52 (9.08%) Internet
13 52 (9.08%) VLAN
14 44 (7.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (5.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.05%) MySQL
3 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (9.25%) Telecoms
2 44 (7.68%) Finance
3 32 (5.58%) Banking
4 22 (3.84%) Law
5 14 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.75%) Advertising
7 9 (1.57%) Legal
8 8 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.22%) Retail
9 7 (1.22%) Billing
10 6 (1.05%) Marketing
10 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.87%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.70%) CSS
2 3 (0.52%) HTML
3 2 (0.35%) .NET
3 2 (0.35%) Middleware
3 2 (0.35%) LAMP
4 1 (0.17%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) ODBC
4 1 (0.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.66%) SecurID
1 21 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 20 (3.49%) Blackberry
3 11 (1.92%) Clustering
4 10 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.40%) Device Driver
5 8 (1.40%) Replication
6 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.70%) Wiki
8 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.35%) CCTV
9 2 (0.35%) Statistics
9 2 (0.35%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.17%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.17%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.17%) Speech Recognition
10 1 (0.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 194 (33.86%) Windows
2 103 (17.98%) Linux
3 84 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (5.24%) Windows 7
6 26 (4.54%) Windows XP
6 26 (4.54%) UNIX
7 21 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.97%) Windows Phone 8
8 17 (2.97%) Windows Phone
8 17 (2.97%) Android
8 17 (2.97%) VMS
9 8 (1.40%) Solaris
9 8 (1.40%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.52%) CentOS
12 2 (0.35%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (19.55%) ITIL
2 33 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (5.24%) Problem Management
4 29 (5.06%) Incident Management
5 22 (3.84%) Service Delivery
6 21 (3.66%) ITIL V3
7 20 (3.49%) Network Design
7 20 (3.49%) Service Management
8 19 (3.32%) Project Management
8 19 (3.32%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (2.79%) WAN Optimisation
10 16 (2.79%) Network Management
11 15 (2.62%) ITSM
12 14 (2.44%) Configuration Management
12 14 (2.44%) Load Balancing
13 13 (2.27%) BCP
14 11 (1.92%) Asset Management
15 10 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.06%) SQL
2 8 (1.40%) Python
3 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.05%) VBScript
5 5 (0.87%) VBA
5 5 (0.87%) Perl
6 4 (0.70%) VB
7 3 (0.52%) C
7 3 (0.52%) C#
7 3 (0.52%) PHP
8 2 (0.35%) C++
8 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.17%) Java
9 1 (0.17%) Tcl
9 1 (0.17%) Lisp
9 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 283 (49.39%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (41.36%) CCNA
3 145 (25.31%) CCNP
4 86 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (11.34%) MCSE
6 47 (8.20%) Degree
7 34 (5.93%) CCSA
8 24 (4.19%) CCSE
9 23 (4.01%) Check Point Certification
9 23 (4.01%) MCSA
10 22 (3.84%) MCP
11 17 (2.97%) MCITP
12 16 (2.79%) Security Cleared
13 15 (2.62%) CCVP
13 15 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (2.62%) CCIE
14 14 (2.44%) JNCIA
15 13 (2.27%) CCIP
16 11 (1.92%) MCTS
17 10 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.03%) SLA
2 25 (4.36%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 144 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 72 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (8.20%) vSphere
4 23 (4.01%) XenApp
5 18 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (1.57%) ProxySG
7 8 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.87%) NLBS
10 4 (0.70%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.35%) Snort
12 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.17%) Squid
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (6.28%) Backup Exec
2 21 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (2.79%) SCCM
5 13 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.92%) SCOM
7 9 (1.57%) Nagios
8 7 (1.22%) Foglight
9 6 (1.05%) ARCserve
9 6 (1.05%) MOM
9 6 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.87%) WSUS
11 4 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.70%) Cacti
12 3 (0.52%) Puppet
12 3 (0.52%) YUM
12 3 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.35%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 360 (62.83%) Cisco
2 154 (26.88%) CheckPoint
3 142 (24.78%) Microsoft
4 133 (23.21%) VMware
5 107 (18.67%) Juniper
6 67 (11.69%) F5
7 61 (10.65%) HP
8 53 (9.25%) Citrix
9 42 (7.33%) Blue Coat
10 33 (5.76%) SolarWinds
11 26 (4.54%) McAfee
12 22 (3.84%) Symantec
13 20 (3.49%) Apple
14 19 (3.32%) Lotus
15 18 (3.14%) Sun
15 18 (3.14%) Dell
16 17 (2.97%) Clearswift
17 15 (2.62%) Veeam
18 14 (2.44%) SonicWALL
19 13 (2.27%) Websense
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, benefits and training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £48500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £36000 to £40500 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k PRP + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £43k - 48k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 22-25 days hol, free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago