The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 110 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.89% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.95% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 4
Average salary £24,250 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £24,250 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -9.61%
IT Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1733 1469 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 93.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1306 1292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £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 Bristol

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Bristol

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
3 12 (32.43%) MS Office
4 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 11 (29.73%) Mac OS X
5 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (24.32%) Solaris
7 8 (21.62%) NFS
7 8 (21.62%) Python
7 8 (21.62%) LDAP
7 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.62%) LAMP
7 8 (21.62%) Samba
7 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
7 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
7 8 (21.62%) Xen
7 8 (21.62%) Open Source
7 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
7 8 (21.62%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (21.62%) Bcfg2
7 8 (21.62%) GPFS
8 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (18.92%) Marketing
8 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
10 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Degree

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LDAP
1 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
1 8 (21.62%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Mac OS X
3 9 (24.32%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.11%) UNIX
8 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
1 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Web Design
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
1 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) MCP
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) MCSA
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.62%) Samba
3 8 (21.62%) Xen
3 8 (21.62%) NFS
3 8 (21.62%) GPFS
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Bcfg2
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Novell
5 1 (2.70%) BT
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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