The median annual salary for a Network Support was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 197 203
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 28 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.74% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 16
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +34.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in the West Midlands

Network Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Support in the West Midlands

Network Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support in the West Midlands

Network Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Support within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham +26 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +26 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -2 3 - -
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
Network Support
England

Network Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) Firewall
3 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 25 (67.57%) CCNA
3 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (45.95%) Network Security
5 14 (37.84%) Network Design
5 14 (37.84%) Skype
5 14 (37.84%) Avaya
5 14 (37.84%) CCIE
5 14 (37.84%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (29.73%) Wireless
6 11 (29.73%) MPLS
7 10 (27.03%) TACACS
7 10 (27.03%) VPN
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) WAAS
10 7 (18.92%) LAN
11 6 (16.22%) WAN
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
12 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.81%) SLA
13 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 3 (8.11%) Network Management
14 3 (8.11%) SIEM
14 3 (8.11%) Change Control
14 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Network Security
3 14 (37.84%) Skype
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (29.73%) MPLS
4 11 (29.73%) Wireless
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (27.03%) TACACS
5 10 (27.03%) VPN
6 8 (21.62%) WAAS
7 7 (18.92%) LAN
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.41%) DNS
10 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.41%) VoIP
11 1 (2.70%) DHCP
11 1 (2.70%) HTTP
11 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) iPad
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
1 14 (37.84%) Network Design
2 3 (8.11%) Change Control
2 3 (8.11%) Network Management
2 3 (8.11%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (8.11%) SIEM
3 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Process Management
4 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Server Building
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CCNA
1 25 (67.57%) CCNP
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCIE
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Icinga
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) OpenNMS
1 1 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
1 1 (2.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) Avaya
3 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
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