The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 112 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 17 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.85% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.60% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 6
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £28,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £28,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -6.55%
Technical 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
1936 1999 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.51% 96.76% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1605 1510
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Bristol

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (45.45%) SQL
1 10 (45.45%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) JBoss
5 5 (22.73%) Subversion
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) Ajax
5 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
5 5 (22.73%) Joomla!
5 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) Release Management
5 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) JSP
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) MS Access
5 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
5 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) Delphi
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) VBA

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (27.27%) JBoss
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) Joomla!
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) PROIV
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 5 (22.73%) JSP
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Struts
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) Delphi
3 5 (22.73%) VBA
3 5 (22.73%) Pascal
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
3 5 (22.73%) Compuware
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) BancTec
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago