The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 72 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 17 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.89% 0.85% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.87% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 7
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
IT Support
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
888 688 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.78% 97.18% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 773 555 721
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Brighton

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Brighton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (72.97%) MS Excel
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (51.35%) VMware
5 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (40.54%) Front Office
7 15 (40.54%) SMTP
7 15 (40.54%) Internet
7 15 (40.54%) IMail Server
8 13 (35.14%) MS Office
9 11 (29.73%) Degree
9 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (27.03%) Backup Exec
10 10 (27.03%) DHCP
10 10 (27.03%) DNS
10 10 (27.03%) McAfee
11 9 (24.32%) MCP
11 9 (24.32%) Network Architecture
11 9 (24.32%) VMware Server
12 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
12 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
12 7 (18.92%) SonicWALL

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
1 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (72.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (35.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) SMTP
1 15 (40.54%) Internet
2 10 (27.03%) DHCP
2 10 (27.03%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
3 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) VLAN
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (40.54%) Front Office
2 4 (10.81%) Dutch Language
2 4 (10.81%) German Language
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2003
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
1 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Network Architecture
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) MCP
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) IMail Server
4 9 (24.32%) VMware Server
5 7 (18.92%) XenApp
5 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Backup Exec
2 7 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) McAfee
4 7 (18.92%) SonicWALL
4 7 (18.92%) Symantec
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Dell