The median annual salary for a Network Support was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 198 203
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 16 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 20
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +0.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £63,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  

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 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 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
Birmingham -12 4 £43,750 +29.62%
Staffordshire +16 3 £36,000 +30.90%
Warwickshire +12 3 £35,000 +55.55%
Coventry -15 3 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £26,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Network Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 28 (63.64%) Firewall
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (56.82%) CCNA
4 24 (54.55%) CCNP
5 16 (36.36%) LAN
5 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Network Security
6 15 (34.09%) WAN
7 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (27.27%) Wireless
9 11 (25.00%) MPLS
9 11 (25.00%) Network Design
10 10 (22.73%) Skype
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (22.73%) TACACS
10 10 (22.73%) ITIL
10 10 (22.73%) VPN
10 10 (22.73%) CCIE
10 10 (22.73%) Avaya
11 9 (20.45%) Unix
12 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
12 8 (18.18%) WAAS
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
14 6 (13.64%) iPad
14 6 (13.64%) SIEM
14 6 (13.64%) Middleware
14 6 (13.64%) SLA
14 6 (13.64%) Windows Server

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 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) LAN
2 16 (36.36%) Network Security
3 15 (34.09%) WAN
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (27.27%) Wireless
6 11 (25.00%) MPLS
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (22.73%) Skype
7 10 (22.73%) TACACS
7 10 (22.73%) VPN
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.18%) WAAS
9 5 (11.36%) DNS
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.82%) ADSL
11 3 (6.82%) Internet
11 3 (6.82%) SMTP
12 1 (2.27%) GSM
12 1 (2.27%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) iPad
2 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Network Design
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) SIEM
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Network Management
5 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.27%) Process Management
6 1 (2.27%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Server Building
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) CCNA
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (54.55%) CCNP
3 10 (22.73%) CCIE
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Avaya
3 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) VMware
7 2 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) Aruba
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.27%) Meraki
8 1 (2.27%) Motorola
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos