The median annual salary for a Network Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 April 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 West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 246 216
Rank change year-on-year +20 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 7 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.12% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 31
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4987 5570 6083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.29% 96.77% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4150 4645 4999
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in the South West

Network Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Network Support in the South West

Network Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Wiltshire +13 4 £31,250 +9.64% 1
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
Somerset -10 1 £33,500 -
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (26.09%) MPLS
8 6 (26.09%) Avaya
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) HTTP
9 5 (21.74%) SMTP
9 5 (21.74%) VoIP
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (21.74%) CCNA
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
9 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 8

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) Apache
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
5 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) HTTP
5 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
5 5 (21.74%) SMTP
5 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
5 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
6 4 (17.39%) SSH
6 4 (17.39%) Telnet
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Skype
8 2 (8.70%) DHCP
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 1 (4.35%) IPsec
9 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Communications Security
6 1 (4.35%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) CCENT
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard