The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 182 187 171
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 47 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Network Support
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Network Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Support
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 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
Coventry +16 24 £42,500 +51.78%
Warwickshire -6 12 - -
Staffordshire 0 4 £26,250 +0.96% 1
Birmingham -10 4 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 61 (79.22%) Cisco
2 60 (77.92%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (62.34%) CCNA
4 45 (58.44%) CCNP
5 38 (49.35%) WAN
5 38 (49.35%) Firewall
6 37 (48.05%) LAN
7 30 (38.96%) Juniper
8 25 (32.47%) DNS
9 20 (25.97%) IBM
9 20 (25.97%) Unix
9 20 (25.97%) Linux
9 20 (25.97%) Presales
10 18 (23.38%) Data Centre
10 18 (23.38%) Network Security
10 18 (23.38%) ADSL
10 18 (23.38%) VMware
10 18 (23.38%) Degree
11 17 (22.08%) Windows
11 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
12 15 (19.48%) DHCP
12 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
12 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
13 14 (18.18%) VLAN
14 12 (15.58%) Wireless
14 12 (15.58%) HP
14 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (12.99%) Meraki
16 10 (12.99%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (6.49%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (49.35%) Firewall
1 38 (49.35%) WAN
2 37 (48.05%) LAN
3 25 (32.47%) DNS
4 18 (23.38%) ADSL
4 18 (23.38%) Network Security
5 15 (19.48%) DHCP
6 14 (18.18%) VLAN
7 12 (15.58%) Wireless
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (12.99%) VPN
10 8 (10.39%) Internet
11 5 (6.49%) MPLS
12 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
13 3 (3.90%) HTTP
14 2 (2.60%) OSPF
14 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (1.30%) BGP
15 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
15 1 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.49%) Arabic Language
2 5 (6.49%) French Language
2 5 (6.49%) Portuguese Language
2 5 (6.49%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.30%) iSeries
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
1 20 (25.97%) Unix
2 17 (22.08%) Windows
3 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Presales
2 9 (11.69%) Network Design
3 5 (6.49%) Open Source
4 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.60%) Information Security
6 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.60%) Network Management
6 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.60%) Security Testing
6 2 (2.60%) Ticket Management
7 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL
7 1 (1.30%) Project Management
7 1 (1.30%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.30%) Service Management
7 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
1 8 (10.39%) Perl
1 8 (10.39%) PHP
1 8 (10.39%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (77.92%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (62.34%) CCNA
3 45 (58.44%) CCNP
4 18 (23.38%) Degree
5 10 (12.99%) CCIE
6 9 (11.69%) CCDA
6 9 (11.69%) CCDP
7 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.19%) MCSA
9 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) CCVP
10 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Squid
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) QRadar
1 1 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (79.22%) Cisco
2 30 (38.96%) Juniper
3 20 (25.97%) IBM
4 18 (23.38%) VMware
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.58%) HP
7 10 (12.99%) Meraki
8 9 (11.69%) Avaya
9 8 (10.39%) NetApp
10 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.49%) F5
12 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.90%) Intel Security
14 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
14 2 (2.60%) Citrix
15 1 (1.30%) Aruba
15 1 (1.30%) Nortel
15 1 (1.30%) Tripwire
15 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
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