The median annual salary for a Network Support was £37,000 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 652 613 612
Rank change year-on-year -39 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 224 354 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 208 299 344
Median salary £37,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.84% +12.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  

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
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 22 June 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 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 -58 217 £37,500 -10.71% 25
South East +25 63 £41,000 -13.68% 4
London -16 53 £42,500 -15.00% 8
East of England -8 38 £35,000 - 5
Berkshire +9 25 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +8 24 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Hertfordshire -7 19 £42,500 +61.90% 1
Reading +20 18 £57,500 -4.16% 1
West Yorkshire +18 16 £29,000 -17.14% 1
West Midlands -5 16 £43,750 +34.61%
Hampshire +37 13 £31,250 -26.47% 1
South West +7 10 £35,000 +22.80% 4
Essex -3 10 £31,500 -30.00% 1
East Midlands +21 9 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Watford -7 8 £26,000 +15.55%
City of London -17 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Surrey +41 7 £25,000 -45.94%
York +20 7 £45,000 +63.63%
Kent +11 7 £22,500 -13.46%
North Yorkshire +1 7 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -57 7 £35,000 +29.62%
Bradford - 7 £28,750 -
Leeds +2 6 £38,900 +11.14%
Bristol -10 6 £35,000 +48.93% 3
Rickmansworth - 6 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +21 5 £27,500 +30.95%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £30,000 -10.44% 1
Bedford - 5 £27,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £29,250 -
South Wales +15 4 £35,750 +37.50%

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 313 (67.17%) Cisco
2 302 (64.81%) Cisco Certification
3 259 (55.58%) Firewall
4 242 (51.93%) CCNA
5 196 (42.06%) CCNP
6 145 (31.12%) Windows
7 137 (29.40%) WAN
8 120 (25.75%) LAN
9 113 (24.25%) VMware
10 111 (23.82%) Wireless
11 110 (23.61%) VPN
12 105 (22.53%) Juniper
13 104 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
14 97 (20.82%) MPLS
15 92 (19.74%) CheckPoint
16 90 (19.31%) DNS
17 88 (18.88%) TCP/IP
18 86 (18.45%) Linux
19 84 (18.03%) Windows Server
20 83 (17.81%) BGP
21 80 (17.17%) Active Directory
22 78 (16.74%) VoIP
22 78 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
23 74 (15.88%) Data Centre
24 69 (14.81%) ITIL
25 68 (14.59%) OSPF
25 68 (14.59%) F5
26 64 (13.73%) Network Security
27 63 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
28 62 (13.30%) CCIE

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 34 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (3.86%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.29%) IIS
7 5 (1.07%) Apache
8 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.86%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Postilion
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.58%) Office 365
2 22 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) G Suite
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 259 (55.58%) Firewall
2 137 (29.40%) WAN
3 120 (25.75%) LAN
4 111 (23.82%) Wireless
5 110 (23.61%) VPN
6 104 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
7 97 (20.82%) MPLS
8 90 (19.31%) DNS
9 88 (18.88%) TCP/IP
10 83 (17.81%) BGP
11 78 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 78 (16.74%) VoIP
12 68 (14.59%) OSPF
13 64 (13.73%) Network Security
14 53 (11.37%) DHCP
14 53 (11.37%) VLAN
15 52 (11.16%) IPsec
16 31 (6.65%) Cisco Wireless
17 29 (6.22%) Internet
17 29 (6.22%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.21%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 60 (12.88%) Finance
2 39 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 35 (7.51%) Retail
4 10 (2.15%) Banking
5 9 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.29%) Marketing
7 5 (1.07%) Electronics
8 4 (0.86%) Law
8 4 (0.86%) Legal
8 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.58%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.93%) CSS
3 6 (1.29%) LAMP
4 5 (1.07%) Middleware
5 4 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.88%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.00%) iPad
5 8 (1.72%) Clustering
6 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.86%) Fintech
9 4 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.21%) CMDB
11 1 (0.21%) e-Health
11 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.21%) FMCG
11 1 (0.21%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.21%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 145 (31.12%) Windows
2 86 (18.45%) Linux
3 84 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 49 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (9.66%) Unix
6 41 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.72%) CentOS
9 8 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.64%) Debian
13 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (14.81%) ITIL
2 34 (7.30%) Load Balancing
3 33 (7.08%) Network Design
4 31 (6.65%) Network Management
5 29 (6.22%) Change Management
5 29 (6.22%) Network Monitoring
6 23 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (4.51%) High Availability
7 21 (4.51%) Incident Management
8 19 (4.08%) Project Management
9 16 (3.43%) Network Architecture
10 12 (2.58%) Contingency Planning
11 11 (2.36%) Service Management
12 10 (2.15%) Capacity Management
12 10 (2.15%) Time Management
13 9 (1.93%) ITSM
13 9 (1.93%) Mentoring
14 8 (1.72%) B2B
14 8 (1.72%) DevOps
14 8 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.94%) SQL
2 22 (4.72%) Perl
3 20 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 19 (4.08%) Python
5 11 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.21%) C
8 1 (0.21%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 302 (64.81%) Cisco Certification
2 242 (51.93%) CCNA
3 196 (42.06%) CCNP
4 62 (13.30%) CCIE
5 55 (11.80%) JNCIA
6 34 (7.30%) Security Cleared
7 30 (6.44%) Degree
7 30 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (5.58%) CCSA
9 25 (5.36%) MCSE
10 24 (5.15%) SC Cleared
11 21 (4.51%) JNCIP
12 19 (4.08%) CCNP Voice
13 15 (3.22%) MCSA
14 11 (2.36%) MCP
15 9 (1.93%) CCSE
15 9 (1.93%) CCSP
16 7 (1.50%) JNCIS
17 6 (1.29%) CCDP
17 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 63 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.58%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (1.93%) vSphere
6 7 (1.50%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.29%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.86%) XenApp
8 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.43%) iptables
10 2 (0.43%) pfSense
10 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.43%) XenServer
11 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (2.36%) Backup Exec
2 11 (2.36%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.93%) SCCM
4 7 (1.50%) WSUS
5 6 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (0.86%) WMI
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.64%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.43%) Puppet
9 1 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.21%) Grafana
9 1 (0.21%) Graphite
9 1 (0.21%) Kibana
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 313 (67.17%) Cisco
2 113 (24.25%) VMware
3 105 (22.53%) Juniper
4 92 (19.74%) CheckPoint
5 68 (14.59%) F5
6 60 (12.88%) Palo Alto
7 55 (11.80%) Microsoft
8 38 (8.15%) HP
9 31 (6.65%) SolarWinds
10 30 (6.44%) Aruba
10 30 (6.44%) Fortinet
11 29 (6.22%) SonicWALL
12 28 (6.01%) Avaya
13 21 (4.51%) Dell
14 19 (4.08%) Extreme Networks
14 19 (4.08%) NetApp
15 16 (3.43%) Meraki
16 14 (3.00%) Citrix
17 13 (2.79%) WatchGuard
18 12 (2.58%) Nimble Storage
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000- £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Getronics Services UK Limited
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: he proposed package is up to £70k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Harlow
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Schroders
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago