The median annual salary for a Network Support Technician was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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 Technician
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 937 986
Rank change year-on-year +73 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Technician 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.011% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Median salary £25,000 £23,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £29,750 £35,450
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £22,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -36.17%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Technician in the UK

Network Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Support Technician in the UK

Network Support Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Technician over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Technician in the UK

Network Support Technician
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +49 7 £21,500 -8.51% 2
South East +45 4 £20,000 -11.11%
Hampshire - 4 £20,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £21,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £21,000 -
Harlow - 1 £22,000 - 1
Lincoln - 1 £21,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £27,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £41,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £27,000 -
East of England - 1 £22,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Network Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) VLAN
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) RIP
6 4 (18.18%) SNMP
6 4 (18.18%) Progress
6 4 (18.18%) ADSL
6 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) ICMP
6 4 (18.18%) SLA
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) 802.1X

Network Support Technician 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) ADSL
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 4 (18.18%) ICMP
5 4 (18.18%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) RIP
5 4 (18.18%) SNMP
5 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) e-Health
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNA
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) CCENT
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
1 4 (18.18%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (18.18%) WMI
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Progress
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Sophos
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