Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Support
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 242 255
Rank change year-on-year +27 +13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 41 58 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 0.67% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 62
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% +19.21%
10th Percentile £37,000 £34,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,875
South East median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +22.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5845 8353 10117
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 95.86% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4701 6630 7930
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,250 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Berkshire

Network Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Network Support in Berkshire

Network Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support in Berkshire

Network Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +40 29 £60,000 - 1
Newbury -6 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Thatcham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £37,500 -
Network Support
South East

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Network Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 30 (73.17%) Juniper
4 29 (70.73%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (63.41%) CCNP
5 26 (63.41%) OSPF
6 25 (60.98%) BGP
6 25 (60.98%) MPLS
7 24 (58.54%) WAN
8 21 (51.22%) F5
9 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (43.90%) Incident Management
11 17 (41.46%) Wireshark
11 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
12 16 (39.02%) NetScout
12 16 (39.02%) tcpdump
12 16 (39.02%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
14 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
14 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
15 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
15 10 (24.39%) IPsec
16 9 (21.95%) VMware
16 9 (21.95%) Perl
16 9 (21.95%) Unix
16 9 (21.95%) JNCIA
16 9 (21.95%) Network Security
17 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (19.51%) CCIE
18 7 (17.07%) Data Centre

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) OSPF
3 25 (60.98%) BGP
3 25 (60.98%) MPLS
4 24 (58.54%) WAN
5 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (41.46%) Wireshark
7 16 (39.02%) tcpdump
8 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
8 10 (24.39%) IPsec
9 9 (21.95%) Network Security
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
11 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
11 6 (14.63%) IPv4
11 6 (14.63%) L2TP
11 6 (14.63%) PPP
11 6 (14.63%) SSL
11 6 (14.63%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
1 7 (17.07%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Incident Management
2 16 (39.02%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Perl
2 6 (14.63%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCNP
3 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.95%) JNCIA
5 8 (19.51%) CCIE
6 6 (14.63%) CCSP
7 4 (9.76%) CCNA
8 3 (7.32%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.88%) MCSA
9 2 (4.88%) MCSE
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 30 (73.17%) Juniper
3 21 (51.22%) F5
4 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
5 16 (39.02%) NetScout
6 9 (21.95%) VMware
7 4 (9.76%) Aruba
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) Brocade
10 1 (2.44%) Foundry
10 1 (2.44%) Huawei
10 1 (2.44%) Infoblox