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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 209 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 17 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.12% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 25
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,625 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
5337 5127 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.86% 95.42% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 4248 4386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Birmingham +8 6 £55,000 +76.00%
Shropshire - 5 £50,000 -
Coventry -5 4 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Staffordshire +7 1 £26,000 +4.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) CCNP
5 15 (42.86%) CCNA
6 14 (40.00%) LAN
6 14 (40.00%) WAN
7 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
8 10 (28.57%) Wireless
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
10 7 (20.00%) Juniper
10 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) McAfee
11 6 (17.14%) ADSL
11 6 (17.14%) VPN
11 6 (17.14%) CCIE
11 6 (17.14%) VLAN
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
12 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 5 (14.29%) F5
12 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 5 (14.29%) HP
12 5 (14.29%) SLA
12 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 5 (14.29%) VMware
13 4 (11.43%) OSPF
13 4 (11.43%) Project Management
13 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 14 (40.00%) LAN
2 14 (40.00%) WAN
3 10 (28.57%) Wireless
4 6 (17.14%) ADSL
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) VLAN
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 4 (11.43%) OSPF
7 3 (8.57%) BGP
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) DMZ
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Line Management
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
3 2 (5.71%) Fault Management
3 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Server Building
4 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNP
3 15 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (17.14%) CCIE
5 3 (8.57%) CCIP
6 2 (5.71%) CCVP
6 2 (5.71%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Zenoss
1 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
4 6 (17.14%) McAfee
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.71%) Draytek
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) BT
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) Meraki
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