The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Network Support Engineer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 667 713
Rank change year-on-year -48 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 155 248 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 144 209 244
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -32 151 £41,000 -1.79% 17
London -4 45 £42,500 -8.10% 7
South East +33 43 £47,500 - 2
Berkshire +16 26 £56,250 -6.25% 2
East of England -19 24 £28,000 -20.00% 3
Reading +21 19 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Yorkshire +9 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West +9 9 £35,000 +22.80% 2
West Midlands +8 9 £45,000 +71.77%
Hertfordshire -24 9 £26,500 -3.63% 1
City of London -1 8 £47,500 -7.31%
York +17 7 £45,000 +63.63%
North Yorkshire +10 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford -6 7 £26,000 +15.55%
East Midlands +15 6 £35,000 -0.70% 1
West Yorkshire +10 6 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £41,000 -6.28%
Essex -2 6 £28,000 -37.77%
Bristol -17 6 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Bedfordshire +26 5 £27,500 +30.95%
Bedford - 5 £27,500 -
South Wales +20 4 £35,750 +37.50%
Derbyshire +18 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Derby +11 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales +9 4 £35,750 +37.50%
Basingstoke - 4 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £38,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £38,750 -
Surrey +32 3 £30,000 -25.92%
East Sussex +16 3 £45,000 -5.26%

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 252 (77.30%) Cisco
2 231 (70.86%) Cisco Certification
3 214 (65.64%) Firewall
4 172 (52.76%) CCNA
5 168 (51.53%) CCNP
6 96 (29.45%) Windows
6 96 (29.45%) Cisco ASA
7 94 (28.83%) Wireless
8 93 (28.53%) VPN
9 90 (27.61%) WAN
10 86 (26.38%) VMware
11 82 (25.15%) Juniper
12 77 (23.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 76 (23.31%) CheckPoint
13 76 (23.31%) MPLS
14 72 (22.09%) LAN
15 69 (21.17%) Data Centre
16 67 (20.55%) Linux
17 65 (19.94%) DNS
18 63 (19.33%) BGP
19 60 (18.40%) CCIE
19 60 (18.40%) F5
20 58 (17.79%) Palo Alto
21 56 (17.18%) Active Directory
21 56 (17.18%) TCP/IP
22 55 (16.87%) VoIP
23 54 (16.56%) Windows Server
24 52 (15.95%) ITIL
25 51 (15.64%) Network Security
26 50 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 26 (7.98%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) G Suite
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 214 (65.64%) Firewall
2 96 (29.45%) Cisco ASA
3 94 (28.83%) Wireless
4 93 (28.53%) VPN
5 90 (27.61%) WAN
6 77 (23.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 76 (23.31%) MPLS
8 72 (22.09%) LAN
9 65 (19.94%) DNS
10 63 (19.33%) BGP
11 56 (17.18%) TCP/IP
12 55 (16.87%) VoIP
13 51 (15.64%) Network Security
14 49 (15.03%) OSPF
15 42 (12.88%) IPsec
16 39 (11.96%) VLAN
17 37 (11.35%) DHCP
18 29 (8.90%) Cisco Wireless
19 22 (6.75%) Internet
19 22 (6.75%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.31%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 43 (13.19%) Finance
2 30 (9.20%) Retail
3 26 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.76%) Banking
4 9 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.84%) Marketing
6 5 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) French Language
7 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.45%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.84%) LAMP
2 6 (1.84%) Middleware
3 5 (1.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.15%) Clustering
4 7 (2.15%) iPad
5 6 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.23%) Fintech
8 3 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.31%) CMDB
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 96 (29.45%) Windows
2 67 (20.55%) Linux
3 54 (16.56%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.20%) Unix
5 29 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.45%) CentOS
8 7 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.84%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.61%) Debian
12 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.31%) Solaris
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.95%) ITIL
2 33 (10.12%) Network Design
3 30 (9.20%) Load Balancing
4 23 (7.06%) Network Management
5 22 (6.75%) Change Management
5 22 (6.75%) High Availability
6 17 (5.21%) Project Management
7 14 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (3.99%) Network Architecture
9 12 (3.68%) Contingency Planning
9 12 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (3.07%) Capacity Management
10 10 (3.07%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.07%) Time Management
11 9 (2.76%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.15%) B2B
12 7 (2.15%) Data Privacy
12 7 (2.15%) Low Latency
12 7 (2.15%) SIEM
13 6 (1.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.06%) Perl
2 20 (6.13%) Python
2 20 (6.13%) Shell Script
3 15 (4.60%) SQL
4 12 (3.68%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.07%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 231 (70.86%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (52.76%) CCNA
3 168 (51.53%) CCNP
4 60 (18.40%) CCIE
5 43 (13.19%) JNCIA
6 25 (7.67%) CCSA
6 25 (7.67%) Security Cleared
7 23 (7.06%) SC Cleared
8 20 (6.13%) JNCIP
9 17 (5.21%) CCNP Voice
10 15 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (4.29%) Degree
12 13 (3.99%) MCSE
13 9 (2.76%) CCSE
13 9 (2.76%) CCSP
14 7 (2.15%) MCSA
15 6 (1.84%) CCDP
15 6 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (1.53%) JNCIS
17 3 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.52%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (17.18%) Active Directory
2 50 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.68%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (2.45%) vSphere
6 6 (1.84%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.84%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.92%) XenApp
7 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.61%) iptables
8 2 (0.61%) pfSense
8 2 (0.61%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (2.45%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.15%) FortiGate
4 6 (1.84%) SCCM
4 6 (1.84%) WSUS
5 5 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.92%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.31%) Grafana
7 1 (0.31%) Graphite
7 1 (0.31%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 252 (77.30%) Cisco
2 86 (26.38%) VMware
3 82 (25.15%) Juniper
4 76 (23.31%) CheckPoint
5 60 (18.40%) F5
6 58 (17.79%) Palo Alto
7 38 (11.66%) Microsoft
8 36 (11.04%) HP
9 28 (8.59%) Fortinet
10 23 (7.06%) Avaya
11 21 (6.44%) SonicWALL
12 19 (5.83%) Aruba
12 19 (5.83%) Dell
13 18 (5.52%) Extreme Networks
14 17 (5.21%) SolarWinds
15 16 (4.91%) NetApp
16 14 (4.29%) Meraki
17 12 (3.68%) Nimble Storage
18 11 (3.37%) Red Hat
19 10 (3.07%) Apple
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