The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 98 99 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 36 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.65% 1.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 8
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,300 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
Technical Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2048 1920 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.69% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1477 1444
Average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 14 £27,000 - 1
Aylesbury +15 13 £35,000 -30.00%
Milton Keynes -18 4 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Princes Risborough - 1 £27,000 - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 15 (25.00%) SLA
4 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
6 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 12 (20.00%) MS Office
6 12 (20.00%) VoIP
6 12 (20.00%) Validation
6 12 (20.00%) Data Validation
7 11 (18.33%) Finance
7 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.67%) QA
9 9 (15.00%) Retail
9 9 (15.00%) MySQL
9 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (15.00%) Firewall
10 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 7 (11.67%) Cisco
11 7 (11.67%) Citrix
11 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
11 7 (11.67%) ITIL
11 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
12 6 (10.00%) C#
12 6 (10.00%) HTML
12 6 (10.00%) UNIX
12 6 (10.00%) VMware

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) VoIP
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) DNS
5 3 (5.00%) Wireless
6 2 (3.33%) IPsec
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
7 1 (1.67%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 4 (6.67%) French Language
5 3 (5.00%) Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) German Language
7 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) New Media
3 3 (5.00%) EPoS
3 3 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.00%) UNIX
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Project Management
2 12 (20.00%) Validation
2 12 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (6.67%) Online Marketing
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Logistics
7 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.33%) Analytics
8 2 (3.33%) Release Management
8 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Web Development
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) C++
4 5 (8.33%) PHP
4 5 (8.33%) F#
5 3 (5.00%) R
6 2 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) CCNA
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.67%) CCNP
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCDST
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) SLA
2 10 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) XenServer
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Citrix
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Google
4 4 (6.67%) Huawei
4 4 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago