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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.50% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £23,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
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
969 809 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.09% 98.30% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 854 661 621
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) Time Management
2 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
2 11 (45.83%) Front Office
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
3 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Symantec
3 7 (29.17%) McAfee
3 7 (29.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
3 7 (29.17%) VLAN
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) XenApp
3 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) VLAN
1 7 (29.17%) iSCSI
General
1 11 (45.83%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Time Management
1 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
2 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (29.17%) XenApp
1 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
1 7 (29.17%) Symantec
1 7 (29.17%) McAfee
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
1 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL