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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 553 615 640
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 425 340 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 340 271 255
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 +72 397 £41,500 +18.57% 50
London +30 147 £46,250 +15.62% 17
South East +29 111 £41,000 +19.70% 21
Berkshire +31 65 £48,750 +16.07% 7
East of England +52 61 £33,157 -3.19% 5
West Midlands +5 47 £37,500 +7.14% 3
City of London +53 40 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Reading +29 36 £55,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +32 31 £34,000 +7.93% 2
Coventry +16 24 £42,500 +51.78%
Hampshire +38 19 £41,000 +49.09% 6
Bracknell - 19 £45,250 - 1
Surrey -17 17 £40,500 +8.00% 1
South West -16 16 £31,750 +24.50%
Essex +6 14 £32,313 -35.37%
Hounslow - 14 £37,500 -
Wales +15 12 £45,000 +46.34%
Warwickshire -6 12 - -
South Wales +16 11 £45,000 +46.34%
Guildford +13 10 £44,000 +35.38%
North West +23 9 £40,000 +26.98%
Slough +8 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Bristol -1 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £45,000 -
Rugby - 9 - -
Scotland +7 7 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 7 - - 1
Suffolk -6 7 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Farnborough - 7 £26,500 - 2
High Wycombe - 7 - - 1

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 522 (68.06%) Cisco
2 408 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
3 315 (41.07%) Firewall
4 268 (34.94%) CCNP
5 255 (33.25%) CCNA
6 235 (30.64%) WAN
7 206 (26.86%) LAN
8 199 (25.95%) Windows
9 174 (22.69%) Juniper
10 161 (20.99%) ITIL
11 143 (18.64%) BGP
12 140 (18.25%) Wireless
12 140 (18.25%) VPN
13 137 (17.86%) SLA
14 133 (17.34%) Finance
15 132 (17.21%) VMware
16 131 (17.08%) MPLS
17 130 (16.95%) TCP/IP
18 128 (16.69%) Linux
19 127 (16.56%) DNS
20 123 (16.04%) VoIP
21 122 (15.91%) Microsoft
22 118 (15.38%) Windows Server
23 113 (14.73%) CheckPoint
24 111 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
25 107 (13.95%) Active Directory
26 105 (13.69%) OSPF
27 102 (13.30%) Telecoms
28 96 (12.52%) Network Security
29 93 (12.13%) F5

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 78 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (3.26%) Skype for Business
4 18 (2.35%) IIS
5 16 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.43%) Apache
7 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.26%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.56%) MS Office
3 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.87%) Office 365
2 13 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (1.04%) Yammer
4 5 (0.65%) SaaS
5 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 315 (41.07%) Firewall
2 235 (30.64%) WAN
3 206 (26.86%) LAN
4 143 (18.64%) BGP
5 140 (18.25%) VPN
5 140 (18.25%) Wireless
6 131 (17.08%) MPLS
7 130 (16.95%) TCP/IP
8 127 (16.56%) DNS
9 123 (16.04%) VoIP
10 111 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
11 105 (13.69%) OSPF
12 96 (12.52%) Network Security
13 83 (10.82%) DHCP
14 66 (8.60%) VLAN
15 64 (8.34%) EIGRP
16 52 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
16 52 (6.78%) Internet
17 48 (6.26%) SAN
18 44 (5.74%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.91%) MySQL
3 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.13%) Big Data
5 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.13%) DBeaver
2 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.13%) Firebug
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) Hudson
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) MSI
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 133 (17.34%) Finance
2 102 (13.30%) Telecoms
3 52 (6.78%) Banking
4 25 (3.26%) Retail
5 16 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.30%) French Language
7 8 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.91%) Marketing
9 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.65%) Arabic Language
10 5 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.52%) German Language
11 4 (0.52%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Military
12 3 (0.39%) Legal
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
13 2 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.17%) XMPP
2 7 (0.91%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.26%) .NET
4 2 (0.26%) ISPF
4 2 (0.26%) LAMP
4 2 (0.26%) Web Services
5 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.13%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.13%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 36 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.56%) e-Health
7 9 (1.17%) iPad
8 8 (1.04%) FMCG
8 8 (1.04%) PKI
8 8 (1.04%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (0.91%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.65%) iPhone
10 5 (0.65%) PMI
11 4 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.52%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.52%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.39%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 199 (25.95%) Windows
2 128 (16.69%) Linux
3 118 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 60 (7.82%) Unix
5 59 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (4.43%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.04%) CatOS
8 31 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (3.00%) Windows 8
10 20 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.56%) Android
12 9 (1.17%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.04%) CentOS
14 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.39%) Solaris
16 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (20.99%) ITIL
2 71 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (6.00%) Network Management
4 44 (5.74%) High Availability
4 44 (5.74%) Network Design
5 34 (4.43%) Presales
6 33 (4.30%) Load Balancing
7 26 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 24 (3.13%) Fault Management
9 23 (3.00%) Mentoring
10 21 (2.74%) Change Management
10 21 (2.74%) Project Management
11 20 (2.61%) Service Management
12 19 (2.48%) Configuration Management
12 19 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (2.09%) Asset Management
14 16 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (1.83%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (1.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (5.08%) SQL
2 19 (2.48%) Python
3 18 (2.35%) Perl
4 15 (1.96%) PHP
5 13 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.17%) C
7 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.39%) VBScript
9 2 (0.26%) C#
9 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.13%) Java
10 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.13%) VB
10 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 408 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (34.94%) CCNP
3 255 (33.25%) CCNA
4 65 (8.47%) Degree
5 64 (8.34%) Security Cleared
6 52 (6.78%) SC Cleared
7 51 (6.65%) CCIE
8 50 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (4.17%) JNCIA
10 30 (3.91%) MCSE
11 26 (3.39%) CCNP Voice
12 20 (2.61%) CCSA
12 20 (2.61%) MCP
13 17 (2.22%) CCDP
13 17 (2.22%) JNCIS
13 17 (2.22%) MCSA
14 15 (1.96%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.83%) CCSP
15 14 (1.83%) JNCIE
15 14 (1.83%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (17.86%) SLA
2 24 (3.13%) COBIT
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 107 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 92 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.43%) Squid
5 10 (1.30%) vSphere
6 9 (1.17%) XenApp
7 7 (0.91%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.78%) XenServer
9 4 (0.52%) Firmware
9 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.13%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (2.61%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (1.30%) Endace
4 9 (1.17%) SCCM
5 7 (0.91%) HP NNM
6 6 (0.78%) WSUS
7 5 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.52%) Nagios
8 4 (0.52%) Puppet
8 4 (0.52%) SCOM
8 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.39%) OpenView
9 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.26%) Juniper STRM
10 2 (0.26%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 522 (68.06%) Cisco
2 174 (22.69%) Juniper
3 132 (17.21%) VMware
4 122 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 113 (14.73%) CheckPoint
6 93 (12.13%) F5
7 77 (10.04%) HP
8 50 (6.52%) Citrix
9 37 (4.82%) Blue Coat
10 31 (4.04%) Avaya
11 30 (3.91%) IBM
11 30 (3.91%) Nortel
12 28 (3.65%) Red Box
13 27 (3.52%) Palo Alto
14 21 (2.74%) Apple
15 18 (2.35%) Meraki
16 16 (2.09%) Dell
16 16 (2.09%) SolarWinds
17 15 (1.96%) Brocade
18 13 (1.69%) Fortinet
London
Kite Real Estate
Salary: Up to £50k + £4k car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £28000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £440 - £480 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + banking bonus + comp. package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago