The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support Engineer
Rank 204 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 12 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.21% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -19.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £29,950 £38,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Network Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Shropshire -6 5 £30,000 +17.64%
Warwickshire - 2 £46,250 -
Walsall - 2 £24,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) DDNS
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) Network Design
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) FTP
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Network Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DDNS
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
5 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) PABX
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Use Case
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp