Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 926 828 809
Rank change year-on-year -98 -19 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 269 367 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 255 345 412
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 169,468 169,423 202,837
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138,985 140,739 169,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in the UK

Network Support Engineer
Top 14 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 6 months to 22 February 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
England -92 264 £40,000 - 30
UK excluding London -100 175 £36,000 -4.00% 24
London +15 91 £42,000 -12.95% 6
South East -101 85 £40,000 - 10
East of England +17 26 £26,000 -17.46% 5
South West +9 24 £32,500 +27.45% 1
North of England +12 23 £30,000 - 5
Yorkshire +35 18 £36,500 +16.80% 3
Midlands -26 16 £42,500 +21.43% 3
East Midlands +3 11 £42,500 +17.24% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £22,500 -35.71% 2
North West -5 4 £23,250 -22.50% 2
Scotland -30 2 £50,000 +17.65%
North East -15 1 £22,500 +2.27%

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Network Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Network Support Engineer in the job title.

1 188 (69.89%) Cisco
2 158 (58.74%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (42.75%) Firewall
4 112 (41.64%) CCNP
5 101 (37.55%) Windows
6 97 (36.06%) CCNA
7 87 (32.34%) WAN
8 83 (30.86%) Juniper
9 80 (29.74%) LAN
10 67 (24.91%) TCP/IP
11 66 (24.54%) Windows Server
12 63 (23.42%) VMware
13 62 (23.05%) BGP
14 61 (22.68%) Active Directory
15 59 (21.93%) DNS
16 56 (20.82%) VoIP
16 56 (20.82%) MPLS
17 55 (20.45%) VLAN
18 54 (20.07%) OSPF
19 46 (17.10%) Wireless
20 44 (16.36%) Linux
20 44 (16.36%) DHCP
21 43 (15.99%) Telecoms
22 38 (14.13%) ITIL
23 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
23 37 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (13.75%) Data Centre
24 34 (12.64%) VPN
24 34 (12.64%) SLA
25 33 (12.27%) JNCIP

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 30 (11.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.60%) IIS
4 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.35%) Office 365
3 4 (1.49%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.49%) SaaS
4 3 (1.12%) G Suite
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (42.75%) Firewall
2 87 (32.34%) WAN
3 80 (29.74%) LAN
4 67 (24.91%) TCP/IP
5 62 (23.05%) BGP
6 59 (21.93%) DNS
7 56 (20.82%) MPLS
7 56 (20.82%) VoIP
8 55 (20.45%) VLAN
9 54 (20.07%) OSPF
10 46 (17.10%) Wireless
11 44 (16.36%) DHCP
12 34 (12.64%) VPN
13 32 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (11.15%) Wireshark
15 29 (10.78%) Network Security
16 23 (8.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (4.46%) IPsec
17 12 (4.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 43 (15.99%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.69%) Finance
3 9 (3.35%) Advertising
4 8 (2.97%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.37%) CSS
2 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.43%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.49%) FMCG
7 4 (1.49%) Life Science
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.12%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.12%) Fintech
9 2 (0.74%) CCTV
9 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 101 (37.55%) Windows
2 66 (24.54%) Windows Server
3 44 (16.36%) Linux
4 23 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.72%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.23%) Unix
9 5 (1.86%) CentOS
10 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.12%) Android
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) VMS
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.13%) ITIL
2 23 (8.55%) Incident Management
3 22 (8.18%) Load Balancing
3 22 (8.18%) Network Management
4 16 (5.95%) DevOps
5 15 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (3.72%) Change Management
7 9 (3.35%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (3.35%) SIEM
7 9 (3.35%) Ticket Management
8 8 (2.97%) Mentoring
8 8 (2.97%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (2.60%) Asset Management
9 7 (2.60%) Capacity Management
9 7 (2.60%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (2.60%) Fault Management
9 7 (2.60%) ITSM
9 7 (2.60%) Project Management
9 7 (2.60%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.46%) SQL
2 8 (2.97%) Perl
2 8 (2.97%) Python
3 7 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.37%) C
6 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 158 (58.74%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (41.64%) CCNP
3 97 (36.06%) CCNA
4 33 (12.27%) JNCIP
5 26 (9.67%) SC Cleared
5 26 (9.67%) Security Cleared
6 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (6.32%) Degree
8 16 (5.95%) MCSE
9 15 (5.58%) JNCIA
9 15 (5.58%) MCSA
10 14 (5.20%) CCIE
11 11 (4.09%) CCDP
11 11 (4.09%) CCSA
11 11 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (3.72%) CCSE
13 9 (3.35%) JNCIS
14 8 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (2.23%) Numerate Degree
16 4 (1.49%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.35%) vSphere
5 5 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) NFS
8 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (4.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.23%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) SCCM
4 3 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.37%) Iperf
6 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 188 (69.89%) Cisco
2 83 (30.86%) Juniper
3 63 (23.42%) VMware
4 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
5 33 (12.27%) F5
6 27 (10.04%) CheckPoint
7 23 (8.55%) HP
8 21 (7.81%) Meraki
9 19 (7.06%) Aruba
10 18 (6.69%) Citrix
11 17 (6.32%) Palo Alto
12 12 (4.46%) Extreme Networks
13 10 (3.72%) Fortinet
13 10 (3.72%) NetApp
14 9 (3.35%) Nimble Storage
14 9 (3.35%) SonicWALL
15 8 (2.97%) Blue Coat
15 8 (2.97%) Google
15 8 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (2.97%) SolarWinds