Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 284 279
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 32 47 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 62
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%

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 8,947 9,802 11,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.73% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,981 8,268 9,459
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Birmingham +6 18 £40,000 -20.00%
Solihull - 7 £27,000 -
Warwickshire +21 3 £34,500 -1.43%
Staffordshire -7 2 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Shropshire +21 1 £21,500 -18.87%
Coventry +7 1 £43,000 -4.44%
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Network Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 21 (65.63%) LAN
3 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
4 19 (59.38%) VoIP
4 19 (59.38%) Project Management
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 18 (56.25%) ITIL
5 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (53.13%) SAN
6 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
6 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
6 17 (53.13%) SSL
6 17 (53.13%) Business Continuity
6 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (53.13%) Network Design
6 17 (53.13%) IPsec
6 17 (53.13%) Finance
6 17 (53.13%) IT Strategy
6 17 (53.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (53.13%) COBIT
6 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (53.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (53.13%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco
8 8 (25.00%) BGP

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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 21 (65.63%) LAN
4 19 (59.38%) VoIP
5 17 (53.13%) IPsec
5 17 (53.13%) SAN
5 17 (53.13%) SSL
6 8 (25.00%) BGP
6 8 (25.00%) MPLS
7 7 (21.88%) OSPF
8 5 (15.63%) Internet
9 4 (12.50%) HSRP
9 4 (12.50%) IPv6
10 3 (9.38%) DSL
10 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
11 2 (6.25%) VPN
12 1 (3.13%) RSVP
12 1 (3.13%) Skype
12 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
12 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
1 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Project Management
2 18 (56.25%) ITIL
3 17 (53.13%) Business Continuity
3 17 (53.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (53.13%) IT Strategy
3 17 (53.13%) Network Design
3 17 (53.13%) PRINCE2
3 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (53.13%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) Ruby
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) RHCE
5 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) COBIT
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Meraki
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software