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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 197 198 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 19 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
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
5379 4933 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.32% 95.38% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4765 4220 4061
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Warwickshire +4 8 £22,500 -35.71%
Birmingham -14 5 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Shropshire -2 3 £30,000 +17.64%
Walsall - 2 £24,000 -
Solihull -4 1 £50,000 +35.13%
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Cyber Security
6 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) CCNA
7 5 (20.00%) Juniper
8 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (16.00%) OSPF
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Use Case
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) Internet
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (8.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) OSPF
2 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.00%) FTP
4 2 (8.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (8.00%) BGP
4 2 (8.00%) DDNS
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (24.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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