The median annual salary for a Network Support was £40,000 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 587 645
Rank change year-on-year -27 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 246 400 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 218 326 285
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.96% +16.15%  

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
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in the UK

Network Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Support in the UK

Network Support
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Network Support in the UK

Network Support
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 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 -22 238 £40,000 -1.23% 26
South East +18 94 £40,000 - 6
London +22 68 £50,000 +2.56% 9
East Sussex +50 45 £40,000 -11.11%
Brighton +44 45 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +26 29 £45,000 +2.85% 3
East of England -12 26 £40,750 +35.83% 4
Berkshire +12 23 £39,000 -21.60% 1
Hertfordshire +2 20 £42,500 +58.87% 3
Hampshire +11 16 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Birmingham +18 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Reading +15 10 £27,500 -50.00% 1
City of London +13 10 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Hereford - 9 £45,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +31 7 £32,500 +41.30%
South West +25 6 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Kent +16 6 £26,250 +0.96% 1
Watford 0 6 £45,000 -
North West -13 6 £35,000 -36.36% 3
West Yorkshire +28 5 £20,500 -2.38%
Warwickshire +25 5 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £42,500 - 2
Hook - 5 £32,500 -
Leeds +23 4 £20,500 -6.81%
Wiltshire +21 3 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Bedfordshire +17 3 £24,000 -51.02%
Swindon +14 3 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Basingstoke +8 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sevenoaks -3 3 £25,000 -3.84%

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 359 (69.44%) Cisco
2 313 (60.54%) Cisco Certification
3 277 (53.58%) Firewall
4 268 (51.84%) CCNA
5 203 (39.26%) CCNP
6 167 (32.30%) Windows
7 148 (28.63%) WAN
8 147 (28.43%) VPN
9 142 (27.47%) Wireless
10 137 (26.50%) LAN
11 129 (24.95%) VMware
11 129 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
12 123 (23.79%) Juniper
13 114 (22.05%) VoIP
14 106 (20.50%) TCP/IP
14 106 (20.50%) Linux
15 104 (20.12%) CheckPoint
16 95 (18.38%) Windows Server
17 93 (17.99%) MPLS
17 93 (17.99%) ITIL
18 92 (17.79%) Data Centre
19 89 (17.21%) DNS
20 81 (15.67%) BGP
21 80 (15.47%) Active Directory
22 78 (15.09%) OSPF
23 76 (14.70%) Cisco Nexus
24 74 (14.31%) Palo Alto
25 72 (13.93%) VLAN
26 71 (13.73%) Network Security
27 70 (13.54%) Microsoft

Network Support 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 39 (7.54%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.06%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.68%) IIS
5 16 (3.09%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.77%) Apache
9 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.00%) MS Office
3 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.84%) Office 365
3 15 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.77%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.19%) Akamai
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 277 (53.58%) Firewall
2 148 (28.63%) WAN
3 147 (28.43%) VPN
4 142 (27.47%) Wireless
5 137 (26.50%) LAN
6 129 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
7 114 (22.05%) VoIP
8 106 (20.50%) TCP/IP
9 93 (17.99%) MPLS
10 89 (17.21%) DNS
11 81 (15.67%) BGP
12 78 (15.09%) OSPF
13 76 (14.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 72 (13.93%) VLAN
15 71 (13.73%) Network Security
16 53 (10.25%) DHCP
17 43 (8.32%) SAN
18 32 (6.19%) IPsec
19 28 (5.42%) Internet
19 28 (5.42%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
4 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
General
1 63 (12.19%) Finance
2 37 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.19%) Retail
4 11 (2.13%) Banking
5 9 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.55%) Law
7 6 (1.16%) Back Office
7 6 (1.16%) Legal
8 4 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.58%) Electronics
9 3 (0.58%) French Language
9 3 (0.58%) German Language
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.51%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.16%) LAMP
3 3 (0.58%) Middleware
4 2 (0.39%) Web Services
4 2 (0.39%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.79%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.96%) Driving Licence
3 12 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (1.93%) Clustering
5 10 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.35%) e-Health
6 7 (1.35%) iPad
7 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (0.58%) Replication
9 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.39%) PKI
10 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.39%) Wiki
11 1 (0.19%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.19%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 167 (32.30%) Windows
2 106 (20.50%) Linux
3 95 (18.38%) Windows Server
4 53 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (8.70%) Unix
7 26 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.48%) Windows 10
9 17 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.51%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.32%) CentOS
12 7 (1.35%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.97%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.58%) Solaris
16 2 (0.39%) Android
16 2 (0.39%) Debian
16 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.99%) ITIL
2 40 (7.74%) Network Design
3 38 (7.35%) Network Monitoring
4 25 (4.84%) Network Management
5 23 (4.45%) Change Management
5 23 (4.45%) DevOps
6 22 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 17 (3.29%) Network Architecture
7 17 (3.29%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.09%) High Availability
9 15 (2.90%) Project Management
10 14 (2.71%) Migration
11 13 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (2.51%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (2.32%) Service Management
13 10 (1.93%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (1.74%) Contingency Planning
14 9 (1.74%) Network Planning
15 8 (1.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.48%) SQL
2 9 (1.74%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.77%) Perl
4 4 (0.77%) Python
5 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.19%) Java
7 1 (0.19%) VB
7 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 313 (60.54%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (51.84%) CCNA
3 203 (39.26%) CCNP
4 62 (11.99%) JNCIA
5 49 (9.48%) CCIE
6 42 (8.12%) CCSA
7 31 (6.00%) Security Cleared
8 30 (5.80%) CCNP Voice
9 27 (5.22%) Degree
9 27 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (3.87%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.90%) MCSE
12 14 (2.71%) MCP
13 10 (1.93%) CCSP
14 9 (1.74%) CCIP
15 7 (1.35%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.35%) MCSA
16 6 (1.16%) CCDP
17 5 (0.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.35%) SLA
2 11 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 80 (15.47%) Active Directory
2 68 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.68%) vSphere
5 9 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.97%) XenApp
8 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.77%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.77%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.19%) iptables
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) oVirt
9 1 (0.19%) pfSense
9 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (3.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.32%) Puppet
3 10 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (1.74%) FortiGate
4 9 (1.74%) SCCM
5 8 (1.55%) WSUS
6 7 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.97%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.58%) SCOM
8 3 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.39%) Grafana
9 2 (0.39%) Iperf
9 2 (0.39%) Nagios
9 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.39%) WMI
10 1 (0.19%) Graphite
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 359 (69.44%) Cisco
2 129 (24.95%) VMware
3 123 (23.79%) Juniper
4 104 (20.12%) CheckPoint
5 74 (14.31%) Palo Alto
6 70 (13.54%) Microsoft
7 53 (10.25%) F5
8 42 (8.12%) Avaya
9 39 (7.54%) HP
10 34 (6.58%) NetApp
10 34 (6.58%) SolarWinds
11 27 (5.22%) SonicWALL
12 26 (5.03%) Fortinet
13 25 (4.84%) Citrix
14 22 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
15 19 (3.68%) Dell
16 16 (3.09%) Meraki
17 15 (2.90%) Apple
17 15 (2.90%) Aruba
18 14 (2.71%) Brocade
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Total package (inc bonus) up to £50k, + overtime dependant on experien
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rickmansworth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxburn, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training, progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum, Benefits extensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Royal Free NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,302 - £35,225 pa plus HCAS
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £21,909 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago