Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 283 270
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 32 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 45
West Midlands median annual salary £31,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,125 £21,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £42,776 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Network Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +22 8 £22,250 -50.56%
Birmingham 0 8 £37,500 -16.67%
Warwickshire +5 7 £35,000 +32.08%
Shropshire 0 5 £34,064 -2.68%
Solihull - 2 £22,500 -
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) WAN
3 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (40.63%) Cisco
5 13 (40.63%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 9 (28.13%) VoIP
8 9 (28.13%) Unix
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (25.00%) CCNA
9 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (25.00%) iPad
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (21.88%) Network Security
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) Middleware
10 7 (21.88%) SIEM
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013

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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
1 15 (46.88%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 13 (40.63%) LAN
4 9 (28.13%) VoIP
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (21.88%) Network Security
5 7 (21.88%) SAN
6 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) IPsec
8 3 (9.38%) MPLS
8 3 (9.38%) NAS
8 3 (9.38%) SSL
9 2 (6.25%) IPv6
9 2 (6.25%) SMTP
9 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (21.88%) SIEM
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) BCP
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Proactive Management
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CCNA
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) COBIT
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) UAG
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (6.25%) Aruba
6 2 (6.25%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (6.25%) Motorola
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter