The median annual salary for a Network Support Specialist was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Network Support Specialist
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 946 974
Rank change year-on-year +91 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Specialist 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Median salary £55,500 £39,375 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.95% +21.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £33,350 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,100 £49,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,500 £49,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +13.26% +50.76%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Specialist in the UK

Network Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Support Specialist in the UK

Network Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Specialist in the UK

Network Support Specialist
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +98 1 £62,500 +58.73% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £62,500 -
South East - 1 £62,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Network Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) F5
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) High Availability
6 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (25.00%) HSRP
7 4 (25.00%) Network Management
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) HP NNM
7 4 (25.00%) DWDM
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) Remedy
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (25.00%) VRRP
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) RIP

Network Support Specialist 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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) VoIP
2 7 (43.75%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) DWDM
4 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) RIP
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (6.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (6.25%) Arista
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 1 (6.25%) NetScout
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Splunk
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