The median annual salary for a Network Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Network Support
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 227 238
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.097% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Median salary £35,000 £47,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.53% +70.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5964 5596 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.91% 97.07% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4982 4697 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Network Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in the North West

Network Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Network Support in the North West

Network Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Cheshire +3 2 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Merseyside -2 2 - -
Manchester -24 2 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North West region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Sophos
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) iPad
5 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
5 3 (21.43%) Law
5 3 (21.43%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) Avaya
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) IPv4
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Law
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Sophos
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago