The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Support Engineer
UK
Rank 683 686 712
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 175 263 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 161 197 202
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +23.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Support Engineer in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +28 172 £41,500 +2.46% 20
South East +49 79 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Brighton +56 47 £40,000 -11.11%
East Sussex +49 47 £40,000 -11.11% 1
London +44 47 £50,000 +13.63% 8
West Midlands +20 25 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire +18 16 £40,500 -26.36% 1
Hampshire +19 13 £38,000 -7.31% 1
East of England -9 11 £43,250 +66.34% 2
City of London +31 9 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Birmingham +20 9 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Hereford - 9 £45,000 - 1
Reading +14 8 £27,750 -49.54% 1
Hertfordshire -9 6 £45,000 +76.47% 1
Watford - 6 £45,000 - 1
Hook - 5 £32,500 -
Basingstoke +12 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West - 4 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +21 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -5 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £24,000 -
Bedford - 3 £24,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
Evesham - 3 - -
Surrey +29 2 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +20 2 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Abingdon +19 2 £35,000 +25.00%
South West +12 2 £34,250 +20.17% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £42,500 -4.49%

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 277 (78.47%) Cisco
2 234 (66.29%) Cisco Certification
3 212 (60.06%) Firewall
4 198 (56.09%) CCNA
5 168 (47.59%) CCNP
6 117 (33.14%) Windows
7 116 (32.86%) Wireless
8 113 (32.01%) VPN
9 112 (31.73%) Cisco ASA
10 103 (29.18%) WAN
11 99 (28.05%) VMware
12 93 (26.35%) LAN
13 88 (24.93%) Data Centre
14 85 (24.08%) VoIP
15 79 (22.38%) TCP/IP
15 79 (22.38%) Linux
16 78 (22.10%) CheckPoint
17 77 (21.81%) Juniper
18 76 (21.53%) DNS
19 72 (20.40%) Palo Alto
19 72 (20.40%) Windows Server
20 69 (19.55%) VLAN
21 67 (18.98%) ITIL
22 64 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
23 58 (16.43%) MPLS
24 54 (15.30%) Network Security
25 51 (14.45%) Active Directory
26 47 (13.31%) CCIE
27 46 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
28 43 (12.18%) DHCP

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.10%) IIS
3 12 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.25%) Office 365
3 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Akamai
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 212 (60.06%) Firewall
2 116 (32.86%) Wireless
3 113 (32.01%) VPN
4 112 (31.73%) Cisco ASA
5 103 (29.18%) WAN
6 93 (26.35%) LAN
7 85 (24.08%) VoIP
8 79 (22.38%) TCP/IP
9 76 (21.53%) DNS
10 69 (19.55%) VLAN
11 64 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 58 (16.43%) MPLS
13 54 (15.30%) Network Security
14 43 (12.18%) BGP
14 43 (12.18%) DHCP
15 42 (11.90%) OSPF
16 30 (8.50%) SAN
17 24 (6.80%) Cisco Wireless
18 19 (5.38%) Internet
19 18 (5.10%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
General
1 39 (11.05%) Finance
2 30 (8.50%) Retail
3 9 (2.55%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.98%) Banking
5 5 (1.42%) Law
6 4 (1.13%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) French Language
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.40%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.70%) LAMP
3 3 (0.85%) Middleware
4 2 (0.57%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) XMPP
5 1 (0.28%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.93%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.50%) Driving Licence
3 11 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.55%) Clustering
5 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.42%) e-Health
7 3 (0.85%) iPad
7 3 (0.85%) Replication
8 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.57%) PKI
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.28%) CCTV
9 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (33.14%) Windows
2 79 (22.38%) Linux
3 72 (20.40%) Windows Server
4 36 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (4.53%) Unix
7 12 (3.40%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.83%) Windows 10
8 10 (2.83%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.55%) CentOS
10 7 (1.98%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.42%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.85%) Solaris
14 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.28%) CatOS
15 1 (0.28%) Debian
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.98%) ITIL
2 36 (10.20%) Network Design
3 23 (6.52%) DevOps
4 18 (5.10%) Change Management
4 18 (5.10%) Load Balancing
4 18 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (4.53%) Service Delivery
6 13 (3.68%) Network Architecture
6 13 (3.68%) Project Management
7 12 (3.40%) Network Management
8 10 (2.83%) High Availability
8 10 (2.83%) Migration
9 9 (2.55%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (2.55%) Network Planning
10 8 (2.27%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 8 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (1.70%) Network Security Management
12 6 (1.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.12%) SQL
2 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
2 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.57%) Perl
3 2 (0.57%) Python
4 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 234 (66.29%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (56.09%) CCNA
3 168 (47.59%) CCNP
4 47 (13.31%) CCIE
5 40 (11.33%) CCSA
5 40 (11.33%) JNCIA
6 31 (8.78%) CCNP Voice
7 14 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.97%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.40%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.83%) Degree
9 10 (2.83%) MCP
10 9 (2.55%) CCIP
10 9 (2.55%) CCSP
10 9 (2.55%) MCSE
11 7 (1.98%) CCDP
12 6 (1.70%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.13%) CCENT
14 3 (0.85%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 19 (5.38%) vSphere
4 9 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (1.70%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.13%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.13%) XenApp
7 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.28%) iptables
9 1 (0.28%) pfSense
9 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (5.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.40%) Puppet
3 10 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.98%) SCCM
5 7 (1.98%) WSUS
6 5 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.85%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) Iperf
8 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) Graphite
9 1 (0.28%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 277 (78.47%) Cisco
2 99 (28.05%) VMware
3 78 (22.10%) CheckPoint
4 77 (21.81%) Juniper
5 72 (20.40%) Palo Alto
6 42 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 32 (9.07%) Avaya
8 31 (8.78%) HP
9 27 (7.65%) F5
10 25 (7.08%) NetApp
11 24 (6.80%) SolarWinds
12 23 (6.52%) SonicWALL
13 22 (6.23%) Fortinet
13 22 (6.23%) Nimble Storage
14 18 (5.10%) Citrix
15 16 (4.53%) Dell
16 11 (3.12%) Apple
16 11 (3.12%) Meraki
16 11 (3.12%) Red Hat
17 10 (2.83%) Aerohive Networks
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45600 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
Royal Free NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,302 - £35,225 pa plus HCAS
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago