The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 207 179 177
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 6 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 15
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,625 £52,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Network Support
England

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 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +6 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Coventry +4 1 £40,000 -24.88%
Solihull -10 1 £29,000 -21.62%
Network Support
England

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) PABX
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) GSM
6 2 (22.22%) ISDN
6 2 (22.22%) SMS
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) HND
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) PABX
4 2 (22.22%) GSM
4 2 (22.22%) ISDN
4 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) GPRS
5 1 (11.11%) 3G
5 1 (11.11%) DWDM
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Symposium
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
1 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky