Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £31,320 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 301 322
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 43 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 29
South West median annual salary £31,320 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% -9.09% -2.22%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,600 £18,000
90th Percentile £38,525 £43,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,741 10,224 11,029
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 96.70% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,049 8,611 9,339
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in the South West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Wiltshire +6 16 £22,500 -40.79%
Bristol -17 10 £26,000 - 2
Devon +15 5 £30,250 +24.74%
Dorset - 5 £31,320 - 2
Cornwall - 4 £37,000 -
Somerset - 2 £36,106 -
Gloucestershire +35 1 £22,500 -48.86% 4
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) CCNA
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (37.21%) LAN
3 16 (37.21%) WAN
4 14 (32.56%) Linux
5 13 (30.23%) Windows
5 13 (30.23%) Wireless
6 12 (27.91%) Firewall
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
9 7 (16.28%) VoIP
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.95%) Juniper
10 6 (13.95%) Network Security
10 6 (13.95%) F5
11 5 (11.63%) DBS Check
11 5 (11.63%) Wireless Security
11 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
11 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
12 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (9.30%) CCNP
12 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
12 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
12 4 (9.30%) Apple
12 4 (9.30%) ITIL
12 4 (9.30%) VMware
12 4 (9.30%) Life Science

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) LAN
1 16 (37.21%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) Wireless
3 12 (27.91%) Firewall
4 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.28%) VoIP
6 6 (13.95%) Network Security
7 5 (11.63%) Wireless Security
8 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.98%) BGP
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.98%) OSPF
10 2 (4.65%) LDAP
10 2 (4.65%) MPLS
10 2 (4.65%) VPN
11 1 (2.33%) DNS
11 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
11 1 (2.33%) IPv4
11 1 (2.33%) IPv6
11 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) French Language
1 1 (2.33%) German Language
1 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) FMCG
1 4 (9.30%) Life Science
2 3 (6.98%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.65%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
1 4 (9.30%) ITIL
1 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.98%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (4.65%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (4.65%) Network Management
3 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.33%) Network Design
4 1 (2.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) CCNA
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) DBS Check
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CCENT
7 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) GlusterFS
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 2 (4.65%) oVirt
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) F5
3 6 (13.95%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
4 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Apple
5 4 (9.30%) Meraki
5 4 (9.30%) NETGEAR
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro