The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 716 683 697
Rank change year-on-year -33 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 147 232 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 136 195 237
Median salary £40,500 £42,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.14% +6.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 44 £42,500 -10.52% 6
South East +35 43 £47,500 -
East of England -13 23 £28,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire +15 13 £43,900 +25.42%
South West +3 9 £35,000 +22.80% 2
West Midlands +5 8 £40,000 +52.68%
East Midlands +21 6 £35,000 -0.70% 1
North West -47 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Network Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 248 (77.74%) Cisco
2 227 (71.16%) Cisco Certification
3 210 (65.83%) Firewall
4 168 (52.66%) CCNA
5 164 (51.41%) CCNP
6 94 (29.47%) Wireless
7 92 (28.84%) Cisco ASA
8 91 (28.53%) Windows
9 89 (27.90%) VPN
10 88 (27.59%) WAN
11 82 (25.71%) Juniper
12 81 (25.39%) VMware
13 76 (23.82%) MPLS
14 75 (23.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 74 (23.20%) CheckPoint
16 68 (21.32%) LAN
16 68 (21.32%) Data Centre
17 65 (20.38%) Linux
18 60 (18.81%) DNS
18 60 (18.81%) CCIE
19 59 (18.50%) BGP
20 58 (18.18%) F5
20 58 (18.18%) Palo Alto
21 55 (17.24%) VoIP
22 54 (16.93%) TCP/IP
23 53 (16.61%) Active Directory
24 51 (15.99%) Windows Server
24 51 (15.99%) Network Security
25 48 (15.05%) ITIL
26 47 (14.73%) OSPF

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 26 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.25%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.82%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) G Suite
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 210 (65.83%) Firewall
2 94 (29.47%) Wireless
3 92 (28.84%) Cisco ASA
4 89 (27.90%) VPN
5 88 (27.59%) WAN
6 76 (23.82%) MPLS
7 75 (23.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 68 (21.32%) LAN
9 60 (18.81%) DNS
10 59 (18.50%) BGP
11 55 (17.24%) VoIP
12 54 (16.93%) TCP/IP
13 51 (15.99%) Network Security
14 47 (14.73%) OSPF
15 40 (12.54%) IPsec
16 39 (12.23%) VLAN
17 32 (10.03%) DHCP
18 29 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
19 22 (6.90%) Internet
19 22 (6.90%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.31%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 40 (12.54%) Finance
2 30 (9.40%) Retail
3 26 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.82%) Banking
4 9 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.88%) Marketing
6 5 (1.57%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) French Language
7 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.51%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.88%) LAMP
2 6 (1.88%) Middleware
3 3 (0.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.32%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.19%) Clustering
4 7 (2.19%) iPad
5 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.25%) Fintech
8 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 91 (28.53%) Windows
2 65 (20.38%) Linux
3 51 (15.99%) Windows Server
4 29 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (8.78%) Unix
6 24 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.51%) CentOS
8 7 (2.19%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.63%) Debian
11 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.05%) ITIL
2 31 (9.72%) Network Design
3 26 (8.15%) Load Balancing
4 23 (7.21%) Network Management
5 22 (6.90%) Change Management
6 20 (6.27%) High Availability
7 17 (5.33%) Project Management
8 14 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.08%) Network Architecture
10 12 (3.76%) Contingency Planning
10 12 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (3.13%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.13%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.13%) Time Management
12 9 (2.82%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.19%) B2B
13 7 (2.19%) Data Privacy
13 7 (2.19%) Low Latency
13 7 (2.19%) SIEM
14 6 (1.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.21%) Perl
2 20 (6.27%) Python
2 20 (6.27%) Shell Script
3 15 (4.70%) SQL
4 12 (3.76%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 227 (71.16%) Cisco Certification
2 168 (52.66%) CCNA
3 164 (51.41%) CCNP
4 60 (18.81%) CCIE
5 43 (13.48%) JNCIA
6 25 (7.84%) CCSA
6 25 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 23 (7.21%) SC Cleared
8 20 (6.27%) JNCIP
9 17 (5.33%) CCNP Voice
10 15 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (4.08%) MCSE
12 12 (3.76%) Degree
13 9 (2.82%) CCSE
13 9 (2.82%) CCSP
14 7 (2.19%) MCSA
15 6 (1.88%) CCDP
15 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (1.57%) JNCIS
17 3 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.64%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (16.61%) Active Directory
2 45 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.52%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.76%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (1.88%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.88%) VMware Server
5 6 (1.88%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) iptables
6 2 (0.63%) pfSense
6 2 (0.63%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.19%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.88%) WSUS
4 5 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.94%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.31%) Graphite
6 1 (0.31%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.31%) Kibana
6 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 248 (77.74%) Cisco
2 82 (25.71%) Juniper
3 81 (25.39%) VMware
4 74 (23.20%) CheckPoint
5 58 (18.18%) F5
5 58 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 38 (11.91%) Microsoft
7 36 (11.29%) HP
8 28 (8.78%) Fortinet
9 23 (7.21%) Avaya
10 21 (6.58%) SonicWALL
11 19 (5.96%) Aruba
11 19 (5.96%) Dell
12 18 (5.64%) Extreme Networks
13 17 (5.33%) SolarWinds
14 16 (5.02%) NetApp
15 14 (4.39%) Meraki
16 12 (3.76%) Nimble Storage
17 10 (3.13%) Aerohive Networks
17 10 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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