The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South West / Bristol
Rank 112 133 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Median salary £25,250 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -10.76%

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
1574 1718 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.86% 97.12% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1545 1514
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (22.22%) Sophos
8 7 (19.44%) DNS
8 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.67%) C#
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) SLA
10 5 (13.89%) High Availability
11 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) .NET
11 4 (11.11%) VMware
12 3 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 3 (8.33%) Replication
12 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
12 3 (8.33%) C++
12 3 (8.33%) MCP
12 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.33%) Social Network

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Dropbox
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) Extranet
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) NCrunch
1 3 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) PROIV
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
1 3 (8.33%) Social Network
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) High Availability
2 3 (8.33%) Analytics
2 3 (8.33%) Campaign Management
2 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (5.56%) Conflict Management
3 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Sophos
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) arcserve
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Draytek
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Synology