The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 98 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.73% 1.07% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.10% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 728 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.62% 97.59% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 657 655
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,190
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
East Sussex

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Brighton

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Brighton

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SMTP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) IMail Server
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) MS Access
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) CSS

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SMTP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) IMail Server
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com