The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 379 399
Rank change year-on-year +35 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 43 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 60
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 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
Berkshire +17 26 £56,250 -6.25%
Hampshire +15 6 £41,000 -8.88%
Surrey +27 3 £30,000 -25.92%
East Sussex +13 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex +4 2 £43,000 -9.47%
Kent +3 1 £37,500 +44.23%
Network Support Engineer
England

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

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 South East region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (73.77%) Cisco Certification
1 90 (73.77%) Cisco
2 75 (61.48%) Firewall
3 71 (58.20%) CCNP
4 67 (54.92%) CCNA
5 51 (41.80%) Juniper
6 44 (36.07%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (32.79%) VPN
8 39 (31.97%) VMware
8 39 (31.97%) Data Centre
8 39 (31.97%) Palo Alto
9 33 (27.05%) VoIP
10 32 (26.23%) Windows
10 32 (26.23%) CheckPoint
11 30 (24.59%) Wireless
12 29 (23.77%) CCIE
12 29 (23.77%) F5
13 28 (22.95%) MPLS
13 28 (22.95%) BGP
13 28 (22.95%) JNCIA
14 26 (21.31%) DNS
14 26 (21.31%) WAN
15 25 (20.49%) Linux
16 23 (18.85%) Finance
16 23 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (16.39%) Retail
18 19 (15.57%) OSPF
19 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
19 17 (13.93%) CCSA
20 16 (13.11%) IPsec

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 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (61.48%) Firewall
2 44 (36.07%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (32.79%) VPN
4 33 (27.05%) VoIP
5 30 (24.59%) Wireless
6 28 (22.95%) BGP
6 28 (22.95%) MPLS
7 26 (21.31%) DNS
7 26 (21.31%) WAN
8 23 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (15.57%) OSPF
10 16 (13.11%) IPsec
11 15 (12.30%) DHCP
11 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
12 14 (11.48%) VLAN
13 13 (10.66%) Broadband
14 12 (9.84%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (9.84%) LAN
15 9 (7.38%) Ethernet
16 8 (6.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
General
1 23 (18.85%) Finance
2 20 (16.39%) Retail
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) CMDB
5 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Windows
2 25 (20.49%) Linux
3 15 (12.30%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.02%) Unix
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Solaris
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.11%) ITIL
2 14 (11.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (9.02%) Change Management
4 9 (7.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.74%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.92%) DevOps
6 6 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.28%) Network Management
7 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.46%) Ticket Management
9 2 (1.64%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (1.64%) ERP
9 2 (1.64%) Migration
9 2 (1.64%) Network Design
9 2 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.64%) Presales
10 1 (0.82%) Information Management
10 1 (0.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) Perl
1 10 (8.20%) SQL
2 7 (5.74%) Python
2 7 (5.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (73.77%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (58.20%) CCNP
3 67 (54.92%) CCNA
4 29 (23.77%) CCIE
5 28 (22.95%) JNCIA
6 17 (13.93%) CCSA
7 16 (13.11%) CCNP Voice
8 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
9 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
10 8 (6.56%) CCSP
11 6 (4.92%) MCSE
11 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (4.10%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.82%) CCDA
13 1 (0.82%) CCENT
13 1 (0.82%) CCIE Service Provider
13 1 (0.82%) CISSP
13 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.82%) GCIA
13 1 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (0.82%) Grafana
4 1 (0.82%) Graphite
4 1 (0.82%) Kibana
4 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.82%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (73.77%) Cisco
2 51 (41.80%) Juniper
3 39 (31.97%) Palo Alto
3 39 (31.97%) VMware
4 32 (26.23%) CheckPoint
5 29 (23.77%) F5
6 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
6 11 (9.02%) NetApp
6 11 (9.02%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (4.10%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.10%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.28%) Arista
8 4 (3.28%) Aruba
8 4 (3.28%) NetScout
8 4 (3.28%) Nokia
9 3 (2.46%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.46%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.64%) Apple
10 2 (1.64%) Citrix