Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Network Support
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 133 176
Rank change year-on-year -41 +43 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.13% 0.44% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 7
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.38% +6.00% -
North West median annual salary £29,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2954 2189 3155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1874 2679
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Cheshire

Network Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Network Support in Cheshire

Network Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
Network Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) ISMS
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Sage