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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 102 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.15% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.15% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
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
1236 1314 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.94% 96.55% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1173 1035
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
(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
South Wales +10 1 £40,000 +40.35%
Network Support
UK

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) FWSM
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Management
2 5 (71.43%) HSRP
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SLA
2 5 (71.43%) VRRP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Certification
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) FWSM
2 5 (71.43%) HSRP
2 5 (71.43%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) ADSL
3 2 (28.57%) ISDN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Management
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) AWK
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint