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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 603 581 551
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 308 308 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 254 280 332
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -4.86%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 September 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 September 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 -5 301 £35,500 +1.42% 21
London -10 95 £41,500 -3.48% 3
South East -30 82 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East of England 0 52 £35,000 - 2
City of London +22 40 £40,500 -29.56% 1
Yorkshire -12 39 £35,000 +4.47% 5
West Yorkshire -21 29 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Bedfordshire +5 24 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Berkshire +2 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds -15 22 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Surrey -4 19 £35,000 +7.69%
Hertfordshire +2 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bedford -1 13 £30,000 -15.49%
West Midlands -27 13 £27,500 -21.42%
Oxfordshire +9 12 £18,500 -47.14%
Hampshire -12 12 £28,750 -25.32% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 11 £34,500 -4.82%
Cambridge -16 9 £34,500 -4.82%
West Sussex - 9 £26,750 -
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £39,500 -12.22%
South West -24 8 £38,500 +28.33% 4
York +8 7 £28,000 -3.44% 1
Oxford +5 7 £18,500 -47.14%
Reading -7 7 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -12 7 £28,000 -3.44% 1
Suffolk +14 6 £25,000 -12.28%
East Midlands -3 6 £40,000 +34.40% 1
Bradford -11 6 £35,000 +27.27%
North West -31 6 £28,500 +1.78% 3
Letchworth - 6 £35,500 - 1

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 331 (55.17%) Cisco
2 285 (47.50%) Firewall
3 271 (45.17%) Cisco Certification
4 222 (37.00%) Windows
5 220 (36.67%) WAN
6 208 (34.67%) LAN
7 197 (32.83%) CCNA
8 178 (29.67%) VMware
9 163 (27.17%) TCP/IP
10 153 (25.50%) VPN
10 153 (25.50%) CCNP
11 134 (22.33%) Active Directory
12 122 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 109 (18.17%) ITIL
14 105 (17.50%) DNS
15 103 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
16 100 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 100 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 90 (15.00%) Citrix
18 88 (14.67%) MPLS
19 86 (14.33%) Telecoms
19 86 (14.33%) CheckPoint
19 86 (14.33%) Linux
20 83 (13.83%) MS Excel
21 82 (13.67%) Wireless
21 82 (13.67%) BGP
22 81 (13.50%) SAN
23 78 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
24 76 (12.67%) Network Security
25 73 (12.17%) Juniper

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.17%) Lotus Domino
2 37 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.83%) Lync
7 9 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.33%) Apache
9 6 (1.00%) IIS
9 6 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 83 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 60 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.33%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 285 (47.50%) Firewall
2 220 (36.67%) WAN
3 208 (34.67%) LAN
4 163 (27.17%) TCP/IP
5 153 (25.50%) VPN
6 105 (17.50%) DNS
7 103 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (14.67%) MPLS
9 82 (13.67%) BGP
9 82 (13.67%) Wireless
10 81 (13.50%) SAN
11 76 (12.67%) Network Security
12 66 (11.00%) DHCP
13 58 (9.67%) VoIP
14 43 (7.17%) VLAN
15 41 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
15 41 (6.83%) OSPF
16 38 (6.33%) Cisco IOS
17 35 (5.83%) Internet
18 31 (5.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.17%) MySQL
3 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.33%) Big Data
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 86 (14.33%) Telecoms
2 57 (9.50%) Finance
3 21 (3.50%) Law
4 13 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.00%) Retail
6 9 (1.50%) Billing
7 6 (1.00%) Back Office
8 5 (0.83%) Marketing
9 3 (0.50%) Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.50%) LAMP
2 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.17%) COM
2 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.67%) SecurID
2 33 (5.50%) Blackberry
3 26 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.50%) Firmware
7 8 (1.33%) Clustering
8 5 (0.83%) Replication
8 5 (0.83%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.50%) IVR
10 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.50%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.33%) CCTV
11 2 (0.33%) Statistics
12 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.17%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.17%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 222 (37.00%) Windows
2 122 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (14.33%) Linux
5 41 (6.83%) Windows 7
6 34 (5.67%) Android
7 32 (5.33%) VMS
7 32 (5.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 32 (5.33%) Windows Phone
8 31 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (3.83%) Windows XP
10 21 (3.50%) UNIX
11 14 (2.33%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.33%) CentOS
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.33%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (18.17%) ITIL
2 27 (4.50%) Project Management
3 25 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 23 (3.83%) Network Management
5 22 (3.67%) Network Design
6 21 (3.50%) Change Management
7 19 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 19 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (2.67%) Problem Management
9 15 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.00%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.00%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (2.00%) Mentoring
13 10 (1.67%) Change Control
13 10 (1.67%) Service Management
14 9 (1.50%) Configuration Management
14 9 (1.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.50%) SQL
2 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (0.83%) VBA
4 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.50%) C
6 2 (0.33%) C++
6 2 (0.33%) AWK
6 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.17%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 271 (45.17%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (32.83%) CCNA
3 153 (25.50%) CCNP
4 78 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (9.50%) MCSE
6 54 (9.00%) Degree
7 22 (3.67%) MCITP
8 21 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (3.50%) CCIE
8 21 (3.50%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.17%) CCIP
10 14 (2.33%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.00%) MCSA
12 11 (1.83%) MCP
13 10 (1.67%) CCVP
14 8 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.33%) JNCIA
14 8 (1.33%) CCSA
15 7 (1.17%) CCDP
16 6 (1.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.17%) SLA
2 13 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.00%) GPG13
5 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) BS7799
6 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 134 (22.33%) Active Directory
2 68 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.17%) vSphere
4 45 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 34 (5.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 29 (4.83%) XenApp
7 9 (1.50%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.17%) Squid
9 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.17%) Samba
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) Snort
12 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (7.33%) Backup Exec
2 32 (5.33%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.33%) SCOM
7 7 (1.17%) SCCM
8 6 (1.00%) Nagios
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.67%) Cacti
10 3 (0.50%) WSUS
10 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.50%) MOM
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.33%) Foglight
11 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 331 (55.17%) Cisco
2 178 (29.67%) VMware
3 100 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 90 (15.00%) Citrix
5 86 (14.33%) CheckPoint
6 73 (12.17%) Juniper
7 48 (8.00%) F5
8 45 (7.50%) HP
9 41 (6.83%) Symantec
10 39 (6.50%) Lotus
10 39 (6.50%) Clearswift
11 34 (5.67%) Blue Coat
12 32 (5.33%) McAfee
13 26 (4.33%) Avaya
14 21 (3.50%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 19 (3.17%) Riverbed
17 14 (2.33%) Dell
17 14 (2.33%) Websense
18 13 (2.17%) Oracle
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