The median annual salary for a Network Support Technician was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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 Technician
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 945 944
Rank change year-on-year +106 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Technician 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 7
Median salary £24,000 £25,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -29.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £20,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year +15.66% -41.54%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Technician in the UK

Network Support Technician
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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +83 12 £24,000 -4.00%
South East - 6 £41,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £20,000 -
East of England - 4 £23,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £41,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £21,500 -
Bedford - 2 £24,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £21,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £20,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Apple
7 3 (13.64%) Broadband
7 3 (13.64%) ISDN
7 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
7 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
7 3 (13.64%) JNCIP
7 3 (13.64%) JNCIE

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) Broadband
5 3 (13.64%) ISDN
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) ADSL
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) OSPF
7 1 (4.55%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) e-Health
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIE
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIP
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCENT
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
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 Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.55%) WMI
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Apple
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Progress
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
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