Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 801 901
Rank change year-on-year -47 +100 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 309 407 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 284 369 355
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,200 £23,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,750 £54,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in England

Network Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
South East -27 100 £40,000 -11.11% 4
London -11 92 £42,500 -10.53% 4
East of England +16 36 £27,500 -1.79% 2
Midlands -10 30 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North of England +3 26 £33,000 +10.00% 2
South West +6 25 £36,000 +26.32% 1
West Midlands -2 20 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Yorkshire +12 19 £35,000 +14.75% 1
East Midlands +14 10 £43,125 +11.29% 1
North West -17 6 £29,250 -2.50% 1
North East -4 1 £22,500 +2.27%
Network Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Support Engineer 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 England region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 202 (65.37%) Cisco
2 182 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
3 152 (49.19%) Firewall
4 127 (41.10%) CCNP
5 122 (39.48%) WAN
6 108 (34.95%) Windows
7 102 (33.01%) LAN
8 100 (32.36%) CCNA
9 99 (32.04%) Juniper
10 78 (25.24%) TCP/IP
11 72 (23.30%) Active Directory
12 70 (22.65%) DNS
12 70 (22.65%) MPLS
13 66 (21.36%) BGP
14 64 (20.71%) OSPF
15 63 (20.39%) VMware
16 62 (20.06%) F5
17 59 (19.09%) Windows Server
18 58 (18.77%) VoIP
19 55 (17.80%) CheckPoint
20 54 (17.48%) Microsoft
21 52 (16.83%) Linux
21 52 (16.83%) Telecoms
22 50 (16.18%) Network Security
23 49 (15.86%) DHCP
24 46 (14.89%) Data Centre
25 45 (14.56%) VPN
25 45 (14.56%) VLAN
26 43 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
27 41 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 38 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (2.27%) IIS
3 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.59%) Office 365
4 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) G Suite
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (49.19%) Firewall
2 122 (39.48%) WAN
3 102 (33.01%) LAN
4 78 (25.24%) TCP/IP
5 70 (22.65%) DNS
5 70 (22.65%) MPLS
6 66 (21.36%) BGP
7 64 (20.71%) OSPF
8 58 (18.77%) VoIP
9 50 (16.18%) Network Security
10 49 (15.86%) DHCP
11 45 (14.56%) VLAN
11 45 (14.56%) VPN
12 43 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (12.62%) Wireshark
14 37 (11.97%) Wireless
15 31 (10.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (8.41%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (5.50%) IPsec
17 17 (5.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (16.83%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.15%) Finance
3 7 (2.27%) Advertising
4 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.94%) Marketing
5 5 (1.62%) Electronics
5 5 (1.62%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.27%) Middleware
2 3 (0.97%) WAP
3 2 (0.65%) CSS
3 2 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.65%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 36 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.80%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.59%) iPad
5 7 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.62%) Fintech
7 5 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.29%) CMDB
8 4 (1.29%) FMCG
8 4 (1.29%) Life Science
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) Clustering
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.65%) PKI
11 1 (0.32%) CCTV
11 1 (0.32%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 108 (34.95%) Windows
2 59 (19.09%) Windows Server
3 52 (16.83%) Linux
4 23 (7.44%) Unix
5 20 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.24%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.59%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.29%) CentOS
10 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.32%) Android
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.62%) Load Balancing
2 35 (11.33%) ITIL
3 25 (8.09%) Incident Management
4 22 (7.12%) Change Management
5 21 (6.80%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (6.47%) Network Management
7 18 (5.83%) Network Design
8 16 (5.18%) High Availability
9 13 (4.21%) Mentoring
9 13 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (3.88%) DevOps
10 12 (3.88%) ITSM
11 10 (3.24%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.24%) Low Latency
11 10 (3.24%) Network Architecture
12 9 (2.91%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.59%) Proactive Management
14 7 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (2.27%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.09%) SQL
2 23 (7.44%) Perl
3 22 (7.12%) Python
4 16 (5.18%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.59%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 182 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (41.10%) CCNP
3 100 (32.36%) CCNA
4 37 (11.97%) Security Cleared
5 36 (11.65%) JNCIP
5 36 (11.65%) SC Cleared
6 28 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (8.74%) CCIE
8 21 (6.80%) CCSA
9 20 (6.47%) MCSE
10 18 (5.83%) JNCIA
11 17 (5.50%) MCSA
12 14 (4.53%) CCSE
13 6 (1.94%) CCSP
13 6 (1.94%) MCP
14 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.29%) JNCIS
16 3 (0.97%) Degree
17 2 (0.65%) CISA
17 2 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.94%) SLA
2 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 41 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.91%) vSphere
5 4 (1.29%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.97%) UAG
6 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) Firmware
8 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (2.27%) SCCM
2 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.94%) Puppet
3 5 (1.62%) Nagios
4 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.97%) SCOM
5 3 (0.97%) WSUS
5 3 (0.97%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.65%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 202 (65.37%) Cisco
2 99 (32.04%) Juniper
3 63 (20.39%) VMware
4 62 (20.06%) F5
5 55 (17.80%) CheckPoint
6 54 (17.48%) Microsoft
7 29 (9.39%) Aruba
8 22 (7.12%) HP
8 22 (7.12%) Meraki
9 21 (6.80%) Extreme Networks
10 18 (5.83%) Citrix
11 17 (5.50%) Fortinet
12 16 (5.18%) NetScout
13 15 (4.85%) Palo Alto
14 12 (3.88%) Ubiquiti
15 11 (3.56%) Blue Coat
16 10 (3.24%) SolarWinds
17 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.94%) SonicWALL
17 6 (1.94%) Symantec