The median annual salary for a Network Support was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 110 134
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 17 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.31% 1.28% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.33% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 1
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,600 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.68% +9.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Reading

Network Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Network Support in Reading

Network Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Reading region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Juniper
3 18 (69.23%) Firewall
4 17 (65.38%) CCNP
5 14 (53.85%) OSPF
5 14 (53.85%) BGP
5 14 (53.85%) VMware
5 14 (53.85%) F5
6 12 (46.15%) JNCIA
6 12 (46.15%) CCNA
6 12 (46.15%) MPLS
6 12 (46.15%) VPN
6 12 (46.15%) WAN
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Broadband
8 10 (38.46%) Perl
8 10 (38.46%) Unix
9 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 8 (30.77%) IPsec
10 7 (26.92%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) SSL
10 7 (26.92%) IPv4
10 7 (26.92%) CCIE
10 7 (26.92%) CCSP
10 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
10 7 (26.92%) Python
10 7 (26.92%) EIGRP

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

Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) BGP
2 14 (53.85%) OSPF
3 12 (46.15%) MPLS
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (38.46%) Broadband
6 8 (30.77%) IPsec
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
7 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
7 7 (26.92%) IPv4
7 7 (26.92%) L2TP
7 7 (26.92%) PPP
7 7 (26.92%) SSL
7 7 (26.92%) xDSL
8 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
9 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
1 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.85%) Presales
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Perl
2 7 (26.92%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCNP
3 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 12 (46.15%) JNCIA
4 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) CCIE
5 7 (26.92%) CCSP
6 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Juniper
3 14 (53.85%) F5
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) NetScout
6 3 (11.54%) Aruba
6 3 (11.54%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Huawei
7 1 (3.85%) Meraki
7 1 (3.85%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.85%) Synology