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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Support
Rank 206 200 191
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 13 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.074% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.078% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 23
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £23,050 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £38,500 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
5476 5098 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.22% 94.67% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4266 4400
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 £50,000 -
Birmingham -1 4 £65,000 +217.07%
Coventry -13 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (43.75%) CCNP
5 12 (37.50%) WAN
6 11 (34.38%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
7 10 (31.25%) CCNA
7 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) McAfee
10 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (15.63%) Network Security
10 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (15.63%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) BGP
10 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) CCIE
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) OSPF
11 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.50%) Citrix
11 4 (12.50%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 11 (34.38%) LAN
4 8 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (15.63%) Network Security
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (15.63%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) OSPF
6 4 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.38%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
8 2 (6.25%) ADSL
8 2 (6.25%) Internet
9 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.13%) DMZ
9 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
1 5 (15.63%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Line Management
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 10 (31.25%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) CCIE
5 3 (9.38%) CCIP
6 2 (6.25%) CCENT
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) McAfee
5 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 4 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) Apple
8 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.25%) Draytek
9 1 (3.13%) Brocade
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) BT
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago