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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 635 629 527
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -102
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 252 252 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 203 202 296
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 January 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 January 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 +2 246 £37,000 +5.71% 31
London +47 95 £42,500 -10.52% 14
South East -31 79 £35,000 +7.69% 7
City of London +15 37 £43,750 -10.71% 4
Surrey +11 28 £37,500 +21.95% 4
Berkshire +5 22 £41,500 +10.66% 2
West Midlands -12 20 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Yorkshire -22 15 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Reading +19 13 £50,000 - 1
North West -5 13 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £22,500 -
North Yorkshire +11 9 £24,000 -31.42% 1
East of England -21 8 £31,500 +18.86% 2
Oxford - 8 £22,500 -
York +18 7 £24,000 -42.16%
East Midlands +11 7 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Lancashire +3 6 £31,250 +48.80%
Reigate -10 6 £35,250 +33.01%
Birmingham -10 6 £47,500 -
South West -19 6 £28,625 +21.80% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £37,500 -
Manchester -2 5 £55,000 +150.00% 1
West Yorkshire -10 5 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire -12 5 £30,250 +10.00%
Staines - 5 £41,000 - 2
Chertsey - 5 £39,000 -
Derbyshire +15 4 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Kent -11 4 £30,000 +30.43%
Leeds -14 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Preston - 4 £31,250 -

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 342 (61.84%) Cisco
2 244 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
3 240 (43.40%) Firewall
4 189 (34.18%) CCNA
5 181 (32.73%) Windows
6 179 (32.37%) WAN
7 155 (28.03%) LAN
8 154 (27.85%) TCP/IP
9 124 (22.42%) VPN
10 121 (21.88%) CCNP
11 120 (21.70%) VMware
12 115 (20.80%) BGP
13 99 (17.90%) Active Directory
14 97 (17.54%) DNS
15 93 (16.82%) Microsoft
16 92 (16.64%) Linux
17 88 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
18 85 (15.37%) Telecoms
19 84 (15.19%) Juniper
20 83 (15.01%) ITIL
21 82 (14.83%) CheckPoint
22 79 (14.29%) OSPF
22 79 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
23 78 (14.10%) MPLS
24 73 (13.20%) VoIP
25 70 (12.66%) Degree
26 68 (12.30%) Finance
27 66 (11.93%) SSL
28 65 (11.75%) SLA
28 65 (11.75%) Wireless

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 56 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.98%) Lync
3 19 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.27%) Apache
9 6 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.08%) IIS
9 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.72%) Moodle
11 3 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.18%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.24%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.17%) Office 365
2 8 (1.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 240 (43.40%) Firewall
2 179 (32.37%) WAN
3 155 (28.03%) LAN
4 154 (27.85%) TCP/IP
5 124 (22.42%) VPN
6 115 (20.80%) BGP
7 97 (17.54%) DNS
8 88 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
9 79 (14.29%) OSPF
10 78 (14.10%) MPLS
11 73 (13.20%) VoIP
12 66 (11.93%) SSL
13 65 (11.75%) Wireless
14 56 (10.13%) SAN
15 55 (9.95%) Network Security
16 46 (8.32%) Internet
17 45 (8.14%) VLAN
18 44 (7.96%) EIGRP
18 44 (7.96%) SNMP
19 42 (7.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.27%) MySQL
4 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.36%) Big Data
5 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.72%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (15.37%) Telecoms
2 68 (12.30%) Finance
3 18 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.17%) Retail
6 10 (1.81%) Back Office
7 9 (1.63%) Billing
8 8 (1.45%) Banking
9 5 (0.90%) Marketing
10 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.72%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.72%) 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 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (1.99%) Computer Science
3 11 (1.99%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.63%) SecurID
5 6 (1.08%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.08%) Derivative
6 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.72%) VLE
7 4 (0.72%) IVR
8 3 (0.54%) Handset
8 3 (0.54%) Replication
8 3 (0.54%) CMDB
8 3 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.36%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.36%) CCTV
10 1 (0.18%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 181 (32.73%) Windows
2 92 (16.64%) Linux
3 79 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (7.05%) Windows 7
6 30 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (5.42%) UNIX
7 13 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.08%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (1.08%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.08%) VMS
10 6 (1.08%) Solaris
10 6 (1.08%) Android
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.01%) ITIL
2 36 (6.51%) Network Management
3 28 (5.06%) Network Design
4 21 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (3.62%) Load Balancing
5 20 (3.62%) Project Management
6 18 (3.25%) Change Management
7 17 (3.07%) Service Delivery
8 16 (2.89%) Service Management
8 16 (2.89%) Mentoring
9 14 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (2.35%) Incident Management
11 12 (2.17%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (1.81%) Information Security
12 10 (1.81%) Release Management
13 9 (1.63%) QMS
13 9 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (1.63%) Quality Management
13 9 (1.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.79%) SQL
2 7 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.36%) VBScript
4 2 (0.36%) C
4 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) Perl
5 1 (0.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 244 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (34.18%) CCNA
3 121 (21.88%) CCNP
4 70 (12.66%) Degree
5 50 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (5.79%) MCSE
7 23 (4.16%) CCIE
8 21 (3.80%) MCP
9 17 (3.07%) MCITP
10 15 (2.71%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.81%) MCSA
12 10 (1.81%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.81%) JNCIA
13 8 (1.45%) CCIP
14 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.08%) CCDP
16 5 (0.90%) CCVP
16 5 (0.90%) SCSA
16 5 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.75%) SLA
2 12 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.81%) GPG13
3 10 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 99 (17.90%) Active Directory
2 55 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.53%) vSphere
5 12 (2.17%) Firmware
6 11 (1.99%) Squid
7 9 (1.63%) XenApp
8 8 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.90%) Xen
11 5 (0.90%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.18%) Samba
13 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.18%) UAG
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (4.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (3.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 15 (2.71%) CiscoWorks
3 15 (2.71%) Backup Exec
4 14 (2.53%) Cisco IPCC
5 11 (1.99%) OPNET
6 8 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.45%) WSUS
6 8 (1.45%) SCOM
7 6 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.72%) SCCM
9 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.36%) OpenView
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.36%) Puppet
10 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.18%) Nagios
11 1 (0.18%) OVSD
Vendors
1 342 (61.84%) Cisco
2 120 (21.70%) VMware
3 93 (16.82%) Microsoft
4 84 (15.19%) Juniper
5 82 (14.83%) CheckPoint
6 59 (10.67%) F5
7 44 (7.96%) SolarWinds
8 43 (7.78%) Citrix
9 41 (7.41%) Blue Coat
10 39 (7.05%) HP
11 28 (5.06%) Avaya
12 27 (4.88%) Websense
13 26 (4.70%) Fortinet
13 26 (4.70%) SonicWALL
14 20 (3.62%) Clearswift
14 20 (3.62%) Dell
15 19 (3.44%) Riverbed
16 17 (3.07%) WatchGuard
16 17 (3.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 17 (3.07%) Symantec
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + £3k shift + £kOT + £2k clothing +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rainham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + 10% On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Skye Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + pen, health
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependin
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits package and overtime a
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago