Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £37,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 647 715
Rank change year-on-year -84 +68 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 439 604 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 396 539 564
England median annual salary £37,250 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
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
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in England

Network Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Support in England

Network Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support in England

Network Support
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 -31 135 £40,000 -3.61% 3
London -26 111 £41,500 -12.63% 3
East of England +26 50 £27,500 -8.43% 2
Midlands -6 49 £31,875 -8.93% 1
North of England -16 49 £33,750 +12.50% 2
South West +39 46 £33,225 +16.58% 1
Yorkshire +33 39 £35,000 -
West Midlands -10 32 £31,250 -10.71%
East Midlands +19 17 £31,875 -15.00% 1
North West -26 9 £29,250 -2.50% 2
North East +5 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Network Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 275 (62.64%) Cisco
2 241 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
3 213 (48.52%) Firewall
4 169 (38.50%) WAN
5 159 (36.22%) CCNP
6 154 (35.08%) Windows
7 151 (34.40%) CCNA
8 148 (33.71%) LAN
9 122 (27.79%) Juniper
10 102 (23.23%) Active Directory
10 102 (23.23%) TCP/IP
11 90 (20.50%) Microsoft
12 89 (20.27%) Windows Server
13 85 (19.36%) VMware
14 83 (18.91%) DNS
15 80 (18.22%) CheckPoint
16 78 (17.77%) F5
17 76 (17.31%) MPLS
18 72 (16.40%) BGP
19 70 (15.95%) OSPF
20 67 (15.26%) ITIL
21 65 (14.81%) VoIP
22 62 (14.12%) Linux
22 62 (14.12%) Network Security
23 59 (13.44%) Data Centre
24 58 (13.21%) SLA
25 57 (12.98%) Telecoms
26 56 (12.76%) Cisco ASA
27 55 (12.53%) VLAN
27 55 (12.53%) VPN

Network Support 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 54 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.59%) IIS
5 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (4.78%) Office 365
2 17 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.51%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) G Suite
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 213 (48.52%) Firewall
2 169 (38.50%) WAN
3 148 (33.71%) LAN
4 102 (23.23%) TCP/IP
5 83 (18.91%) DNS
6 76 (17.31%) MPLS
7 72 (16.40%) BGP
8 70 (15.95%) OSPF
9 65 (14.81%) VoIP
10 62 (14.12%) Network Security
11 56 (12.76%) Cisco ASA
12 55 (12.53%) DHCP
12 55 (12.53%) VLAN
12 55 (12.53%) VPN
13 51 (11.62%) Wireless
14 39 (8.88%) Wireshark
15 35 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (7.74%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (4.78%) IPsec
18 19 (4.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 57 (12.98%) Telecoms
2 27 (6.15%) Finance
3 8 (1.82%) Electronics
4 7 (1.59%) Advertising
5 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.37%) Marketing
6 5 (1.14%) Retail
7 3 (0.68%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.51%) CSS
1 11 (2.51%) HTML
2 7 (1.59%) Middleware
3 3 (0.68%) WAP
4 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.44%) Data Centre
2 38 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.01%) Driving Licence
4 11 (2.51%) iPad
5 8 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.14%) Fintech
8 5 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.14%) PKI
9 4 (0.91%) CMDB
9 4 (0.91%) FMCG
9 4 (0.91%) Life Science
9 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.68%) Clustering
10 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.68%) NHS
10 3 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 154 (35.08%) Windows
2 89 (20.27%) Windows Server
3 62 (14.12%) Linux
4 27 (6.15%) Unix
4 27 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.51%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.91%) CatOS
9 4 (0.91%) CentOS
9 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.26%) ITIL
2 51 (11.62%) Load Balancing
3 34 (7.74%) Incident Management
4 29 (6.61%) Network Management
5 28 (6.38%) Change Management
6 22 (5.01%) Network Design
7 21 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (3.64%) High Availability
10 15 (3.42%) Configuration Management
11 13 (2.96%) Analytics
11 13 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (2.96%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.73%) DevOps
12 12 (2.73%) ITSM
12 12 (2.73%) Low Latency
13 11 (2.51%) Network Architecture
13 11 (2.51%) Project Management
13 11 (2.51%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.79%) SQL
2 24 (5.47%) Perl
2 24 (5.47%) Python
3 17 (3.87%) Bash Shell
4 12 (2.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.23%) Erlang
7 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 241 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (36.22%) CCNP
3 151 (34.40%) CCNA
4 46 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (10.48%) Security Cleared
5 42 (9.57%) SC Cleared
6 37 (8.43%) MCSE
7 36 (8.20%) JNCIP
8 31 (7.06%) CCIE
9 28 (6.38%) MCSA
10 27 (6.15%) JNCIA
11 25 (5.69%) CCSA
12 18 (4.10%) CCSE
13 13 (2.96%) MCP
14 10 (2.28%) Degree
15 7 (1.59%) HNC
16 6 (1.37%) CCSP
16 6 (1.37%) DBS Check
16 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (13.21%) SLA
2 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) COBIT
3 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.96%) vSphere
5 9 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.91%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.68%) UAG
7 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.46%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.46%) NFS
8 2 (0.46%) oVirt
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.28%) SCCM
2 7 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.59%) Nagios
3 6 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.37%) Puppet
4 5 (1.14%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.14%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.68%) SCOM
6 3 (0.68%) WSUS
7 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 275 (62.64%) Cisco
2 122 (27.79%) Juniper
3 90 (20.50%) Microsoft
4 85 (19.36%) VMware
5 80 (18.22%) CheckPoint
6 78 (17.77%) F5
7 34 (7.74%) HP
8 31 (7.06%) Aruba
9 28 (6.38%) Citrix
10 23 (5.24%) Meraki
11 22 (5.01%) Extreme Networks
12 21 (4.78%) Blue Coat
13 20 (4.56%) Fortinet
13 20 (4.56%) Palo Alto
14 16 (3.64%) NetScout
15 14 (3.19%) Google
15 14 (3.19%) Ubiquiti
16 13 (2.96%) SolarWinds
17 11 (2.51%) Omniture
17 11 (2.51%) Symantec