The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 105 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 5
Average salary £25,750 £22,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -45.12%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1792 1563 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.19% 95.83% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1389 1322
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
IT Support
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) MS Office
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Mac OS X
6 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
7 8 (21.62%) LAMP
7 8 (21.62%) Samba
7 8 (21.62%) Solaris
7 8 (21.62%) Python
7 8 (21.62%) LDAP
7 8 (21.62%) NFS
7 8 (21.62%) Xen
7 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
7 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) Open Source
7 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
7 8 (21.62%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (21.62%) Bcfg2
8 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) Marketing
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.22%) Finance

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) GroupWise
4 2 (5.41%) WorkSite
4 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 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%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) PDA
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Mac OS X
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) UNIX
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
1 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
2 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Web Design
5 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
1 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Samba
2 8 (21.62%) Xen
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Bcfg2
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Novell
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.70%) Sitecore