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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 88 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 14 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.25% 2.46% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.48% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 4
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £32,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1105 685 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.93% 99.13% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 964 614 756
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Brighton

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) Degree
4 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
4 11 (47.83%) Python
5 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
9 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 4 (17.39%) Front Office
9 4 (17.39%) SMTP
9 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (17.39%) IMail Server
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) Time Management
10 3 (13.04%) Statistics
10 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
10 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.04%) Wireless
10 3 (13.04%) SLA
10 3 (13.04%) SAN
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.04%) CSS

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
General
1 4 (17.39%) Front Office
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
2 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
3 11 (47.83%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) IMail Server
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com