Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 382 460
Rank change year-on-year -31 +78 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 135 228 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.67% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 130 219 175
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% +1.45%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33% +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 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
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 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in the South East

Network Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Support in the South East

Network Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support in the South East

Network Support
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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 +37 60 £40,000 -15.34% 2
Berkshire +42 41 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -4 31 £38,000 -6.75% 1
Surrey +23 27 £32,500 -31.58%
Buckinghamshire +30 16 £30,000 -18.92%
East Sussex -37 13 £30,000 -33.33%
Kent -18 5 £37,500 -1.32%
Oxfordshire -5 3 £32,500 -
West Sussex -1 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 79 (58.52%) Cisco
2 74 (54.81%) Firewall
3 65 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (43.70%) WAN
5 57 (42.22%) Windows
6 49 (36.30%) CCNP
7 46 (34.07%) Juniper
8 40 (29.63%) LAN
9 39 (28.89%) CCNA
10 37 (27.41%) Windows Server
11 32 (23.70%) VMware
12 31 (22.96%) OSPF
13 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 30 (22.22%) VoIP
14 29 (21.48%) BGP
15 27 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 27 (20.00%) DNS
15 27 (20.00%) VLAN
16 26 (19.26%) F5
16 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
16 26 (19.26%) MPLS
17 25 (18.52%) Linux
18 24 (17.78%) Wireshark
19 23 (17.04%) DHCP
20 22 (16.30%) Load Balancing
21 20 (14.81%) VPN
21 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
21 20 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
22 18 (13.33%) Network Security
22 18 (13.33%) Incident Management

Network Support 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 10 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.44%) IIS
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.15%) Google Analytics
3 10 (7.41%) Office 365
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (54.81%) Firewall
2 59 (43.70%) WAN
3 40 (29.63%) LAN
4 31 (22.96%) OSPF
5 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 30 (22.22%) VoIP
6 29 (21.48%) BGP
7 27 (20.00%) DNS
7 27 (20.00%) VLAN
8 26 (19.26%) MPLS
9 24 (17.78%) Wireshark
10 23 (17.04%) DHCP
11 20 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (14.81%) VPN
12 18 (13.33%) Network Security
13 16 (11.85%) tcpdump
14 11 (8.15%) IPsec
15 10 (7.41%) BIG-IP
15 10 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.22%) Advertising
3 2 (1.48%) Finance
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.15%) CSS
1 11 (8.15%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Driving Licence
2 13 (9.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.19%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.96%) CMDB
7 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.22%) Windows
2 37 (27.41%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.52%) Linux
4 10 (7.41%) Unix
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.19%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.96%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Load Balancing
2 18 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 17 (12.59%) ITIL
3 17 (12.59%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (8.89%) DevOps
5 11 (8.15%) Analytics
5 11 (8.15%) Web Analytics
6 9 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.44%) Change Management
7 6 (4.44%) Network Management
8 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.70%) Migration
8 5 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.70%) Proactive Management
8 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.96%) Change Control
9 4 (2.96%) Information Governance
9 4 (2.96%) Operations Management
9 4 (2.96%) Project Management
9 4 (2.96%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) SQL
2 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.89%) Perl
3 11 (8.15%) Python
4 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.74%) Erlang
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (36.30%) CCNP
3 39 (28.89%) CCNA
4 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.41%) JNCIA
7 9 (6.67%) CCIE
8 8 (5.93%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.93%) MCSE
8 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.19%) MCSA
10 5 (3.70%) CCSP
10 5 (3.70%) Degree
11 4 (2.96%) CCSE
12 3 (2.22%) CCSA
12 3 (2.22%) MCP
13 2 (1.48%) CISA
13 2 (1.48%) CISM
13 2 (1.48%) CISSP
13 2 (1.48%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.44%) vSphere
4 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.44%) Puppet
2 4 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (2.96%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 79 (58.52%) Cisco
2 46 (34.07%) Juniper
3 32 (23.70%) VMware
4 27 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 26 (19.26%) F5
6 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.85%) NetScout
8 12 (8.89%) Citrix
9 11 (8.15%) Google
9 11 (8.15%) Omniture
10 9 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (5.93%) Aruba
12 7 (5.19%) HP
13 6 (4.44%) Meraki
14 5 (3.70%) Brocade
14 5 (3.70%) Fortinet
14 5 (3.70%) Palo Alto
15 4 (2.96%) Dell
15 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
16 3 (2.22%) Forcepoint