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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 100 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.73% 0.14% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.15% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -7.84%
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
1216 689 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.10% 98.29% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 628 734
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Internet
4 6 (26.09%) Front Office
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) SMTP
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) IMail Server
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) Back Office
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
7 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
7 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SMTP
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Front Office
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
1 2 (8.70%) Time Management
1 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Change Management
2 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
2 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) IMail Server
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco