The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 76 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 21 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.08% 1.95% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.97% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 0
Average salary £26,000 £29,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Technical 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
999 761 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.72% 99.09% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 882 676 748
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Brighton

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Degree
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Python
5 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
6 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) Front Office
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) Citrix
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.79%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) Symantec
9 4 (13.79%) McAfee
9 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.79%) SMTP
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Firewall
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) VLAN

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) VLAN
2 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
2 4 (13.79%) SMTP
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
General
1 7 (24.14%) Front Office
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
1 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
1 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.34%) Time Management
2 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) IMail Server
1 4 (13.79%) XenApp
1 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) Symantec
2 4 (13.79%) McAfee
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago