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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 197 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 18 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 13
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £42,118
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.58%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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%
Birmingham -8 3 £47,500 - 1
Dudley - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £42,500 -
Walsall - 2 £24,000 -
Coventry -11 1 £28,000 - 2
Solihull -12 1 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) CCNA
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
7 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) DNS
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Network Security
9 4 (12.90%) OSPF
9 4 (12.90%) DDNS
9 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
9 4 (12.90%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) VPN
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) OSPF
4 4 (12.90%) DDNS
4 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.45%) FTP
6 2 (6.45%) NetScreen
6 2 (6.45%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
1 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
2 4 (12.90%) Use Case
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) CCNA
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) HND
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) NetApp
4 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) Brocade
6 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago