Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 517 458
Rank change year-on-year +82 -59 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 61 19 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.067% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.070% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 100
South East median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £23,975
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,750 £61,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -

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 23,488 27,130 30,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.37% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19,268 22,437 25,157
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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
Hampshire +50 30 £36,250 +5.07% 6
Surrey +49 16 £40,000 -5.88%
Thames Valley +41 14 £30,000 - 6
Berkshire +34 12 £30,000 -17.81% 2
Oxfordshire +16 1 £25,000 -16.67% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, Network Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 37 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (49.18%) Juniper
4 28 (45.90%) Firewall
5 27 (44.26%) CCNA
6 19 (31.15%) CCNP
6 19 (31.15%) Windows
7 18 (29.51%) CheckPoint
7 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
8 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
9 13 (21.31%) Azure
10 11 (18.03%) VPN
11 10 (16.39%) LAN
11 10 (16.39%) WAN
11 10 (16.39%) VMware
11 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
11 10 (16.39%) JNCIA
11 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
12 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) F5
12 9 (14.75%) Cisco ISE
12 9 (14.75%) Meraki
12 9 (14.75%) Linux
13 8 (13.11%) Citrix
13 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.48%) MCSE
14 7 (11.48%) SSL
14 7 (11.48%) NetApp
14 7 (11.48%) Software-Defined Networking

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:

Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Azure
2 2 (3.28%) AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.90%) Firewall
2 11 (18.03%) VPN
3 10 (16.39%) LAN
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (11.48%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (11.48%) SSL
6 6 (9.84%) Internet
6 6 (9.84%) Wireless
7 5 (8.20%) BIG-IP
7 5 (8.20%) VoIP
8 4 (6.56%) DNS
8 4 (6.56%) Network Security
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.92%) DHCP
10 2 (3.28%) BGP
10 2 (3.28%) DSL
10 2 (3.28%) MPLS
10 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (8.20%) Military
2 4 (6.56%) Dutch Language
2 4 (6.56%) French Language
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.75%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.20%) Network Design
3 5 (8.20%) Network Management
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.28%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (3.28%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.28%) Information Security
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (3.28%) ITSM
6 2 (3.28%) Time Management
7 1 (1.64%) Analytics
7 1 (1.64%) Email Filtering
7 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.64%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (44.26%) CCNA
3 19 (31.15%) CCNP
4 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.39%) JNCIA
6 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.48%) MCSE
7 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
9 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.92%) CCIE
11 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.64%) CCSE
12 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (9.84%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.56%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 30 (49.18%) Juniper
3 18 (29.51%) CheckPoint
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
5 10 (16.39%) VMware
6 9 (14.75%) F5
6 9 (14.75%) Meraki
7 8 (13.11%) Citrix
8 7 (11.48%) NetApp
9 6 (9.84%) HP
10 5 (8.20%) Dell
11 3 (4.92%) Huawei
12 2 (3.28%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.64%) Aruba
13 1 (1.64%) EMC
13 1 (1.64%) Mitel
13 1 (1.64%) Polycom
13 1 (1.64%) Ubiquiti