The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Technician
Rank 884 902 869
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Technician 16 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 23
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,400 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £44,600 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Technician within the UK.

Network Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Technician over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Network Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Technician
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +21 12 £33,500 -7.58% 3
South East +17 5 £22,000 -22.80% 1
South West -3 4 £34,000 -24.44%
Scotland - 4 £22,500 - 1
Ascot - 4 £22,000 -
Livingston - 4 £22,500 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £22,000 -
West Lothian - 4 £22,500 - 1
London +6 3 £33,649 -23.52% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £33,649 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £34,000 -
Devon - 2 £34,000 -
City of London +18 1 £35,000 -20.45%
Oxfordshire - 1 £18,000 -
Oxford - 1 £18,000 -

Network Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 15 (45.45%) WAN
5 13 (39.39%) CCNA
6 10 (30.30%) DNS
7 9 (27.27%) DHCP
7 9 (27.27%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) SLA
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
8 8 (24.24%) Network Management
9 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) MPLS
10 6 (18.18%) BGP
11 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
11 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
11 5 (15.15%) VPN
11 5 (15.15%) VoIP
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.15%) VLAN
11 5 (15.15%) User Experience
11 5 (15.15%) 802.1X
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
12 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (12.12%) CCENT

Network Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) LAN
2 15 (45.45%) WAN
3 10 (30.30%) DNS
4 9 (27.27%) DHCP
5 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
7 6 (18.18%) MPLS
7 6 (18.18%) BGP
8 5 (15.15%) VPN
8 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
8 5 (15.15%) VoIP
8 5 (15.15%) VLAN
8 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (12.12%) Wireless
9 4 (12.12%) IPsec
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
9 4 (12.12%) ADSL
9 4 (12.12%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) SecurID
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) CCENT
4 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (12.12%) WMI
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
1 4 (12.12%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Progress
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Meraki
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Siemens
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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