The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank - 92 85
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.17% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Average salary - £37,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.58%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%
Network Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1320 1164 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.38% 96.36% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 974 1097
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Support
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support across the Wales region.

Network Support Salary Trend in Wales

Network Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat