The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bridgend region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 18 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.41% 1.41% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 1.41% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £24,750 £36,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.19% +62.22%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
IT Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
68 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 91.89% 100.00% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 40
Median salary £26,500 £34,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.62% -6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,250 £17,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support across the Bridgend region.

IT Support Salary Trend in Bridgend

IT Support Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT 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 Bridgend region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (40.00%) Sage
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) FTP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
8 1 (10.00%) Advertising

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco