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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 195 202 178
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 18 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.078% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.082% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 16
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Shropshire - 7 £34,500 -
Birmingham -9 6 £28,750 -4.16%
Staffordshire - 2 £44,750 -
Solihull - 1 £22,000 -
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 12 (33.33%) LAN
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) CCNA
7 9 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (25.00%) VMware
8 8 (22.22%) ITIL
8 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) HP
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
9 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
10 6 (16.67%) VLAN
10 6 (16.67%) CCNP
10 6 (16.67%) Wireless
10 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 5 (13.89%) SLA
11 5 (13.89%) VPN
11 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.89%) Linux
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (8.33%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
4 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (16.67%) VLAN
5 6 (16.67%) Wireless
6 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.33%) DDNS
7 3 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (8.33%) VoIP
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.56%) IPv4
8 2 (5.56%) IPv6
8 2 (5.56%) ADSL
8 2 (5.56%) BGP
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Line Management
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case
5 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Balanced Scorecard
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) CCIP
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCENT
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
1 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) HP
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Remedy
5 3 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) Brocade
5 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.56%) Draytek
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) BT
7 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
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