Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 425 516
Rank change year-on-year -9 +91 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 103 170 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99 166 121
South East median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +10.76% +9.72%
10th Percentile £24,750 £29,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Support Engineer in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in the South East

Network Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley +15 49 £40,000 -15.79%
Berkshire +27 34 £52,500 -
Hampshire -3 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey +20 18 £38,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +20 12 £30,000 -4.76%
East Sussex -41 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Kent +8 4 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -15 3 £32,500 -
West Sussex +3 1 £26,000 -45.26%
Network Support Engineer
England

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (66.02%) Cisco
2 54 (52.43%) WAN
3 52 (50.49%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (45.63%) Firewall
5 43 (41.75%) Windows
6 40 (38.83%) CCNP
7 38 (36.89%) Juniper
8 35 (33.98%) LAN
9 29 (28.16%) VoIP
9 29 (28.16%) OSPF
10 28 (27.18%) VMware
11 27 (26.21%) BGP
12 26 (25.24%) DNS
12 26 (25.24%) CCNA
13 25 (24.27%) CheckPoint
13 25 (24.27%) MPLS
14 24 (23.30%) Linux
14 24 (23.30%) Wireshark
14 24 (23.30%) Windows Server
15 23 (22.33%) F5
15 23 (22.33%) DHCP
15 23 (22.33%) TCP/IP
16 22 (21.36%) VLAN
17 21 (20.39%) VPN
18 20 (19.42%) Load Balancing
19 18 (17.48%) Incident Management
19 18 (17.48%) Network Monitoring
19 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
20 17 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
21 16 (15.53%) NetScout

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (5.83%) IIS
2 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 54 (52.43%) WAN
2 47 (45.63%) Firewall
3 35 (33.98%) LAN
4 29 (28.16%) OSPF
4 29 (28.16%) VoIP
5 27 (26.21%) BGP
6 26 (25.24%) DNS
7 25 (24.27%) MPLS
8 24 (23.30%) Wireshark
9 23 (22.33%) DHCP
9 23 (22.33%) TCP/IP
10 22 (21.36%) VLAN
11 21 (20.39%) VPN
12 17 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (15.53%) tcpdump
14 12 (11.65%) Network Security
15 11 (10.68%) IPsec
16 10 (9.71%) BIG-IP
17 8 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (6.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) CSS
1 2 (1.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Driving Licence
2 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.80%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.83%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.88%) CMDB
7 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.94%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.97%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Windows
2 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 24 (23.30%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.74%) Unix
4 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Load Balancing
2 18 (17.48%) Incident Management
2 18 (17.48%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (12.62%) ITIL
4 12 (11.65%) DevOps
5 9 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.85%) Change Management
6 5 (4.85%) Migration
6 5 (4.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (4.85%) Proactive Management
6 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.88%) Change Control
7 4 (3.88%) Information Governance
7 4 (3.88%) Network Management
7 4 (3.88%) Operations Management
7 4 (3.88%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.91%) Information Management
8 3 (2.91%) Network Design
8 3 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) Perl
2 10 (9.71%) Python
3 8 (7.77%) SQL
4 5 (4.85%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (50.49%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (38.83%) CCNP
3 26 (25.24%) CCNA
4 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.74%) JNCIA
6 9 (8.74%) JNCIP
7 8 (7.77%) CCIE
8 5 (4.85%) CCSP
9 4 (3.88%) CCSE
10 3 (2.91%) CCSA
11 2 (1.94%) CCDA
11 2 (1.94%) CISA
11 2 (1.94%) CISM
11 2 (1.94%) CISSP
12 1 (0.97%) CCDP
12 1 (0.97%) MCP
12 1 (0.97%) MCSA
12 1 (0.97%) MCSE
12 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.83%) vSphere
4 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (66.02%) Cisco
2 38 (36.89%) Juniper
3 28 (27.18%) VMware
4 25 (24.27%) CheckPoint
5 23 (22.33%) F5
6 16 (15.53%) NetScout
7 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.77%) Aruba
8 8 (7.77%) Citrix
8 8 (7.77%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (4.85%) HP
9 5 (4.85%) Meraki
10 4 (3.88%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.91%) Brocade
11 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.91%) Foundry
11 3 (2.91%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.94%) Google
12 2 (1.94%) Omniture