The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 98 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.67% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 13
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £44,800 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
IT Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

IT Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
4 19 (34.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 14 (25.45%) Linux
7 13 (23.64%) Degree
8 12 (21.82%) VoIP
8 12 (21.82%) Office 365
9 9 (16.36%) DNS
9 9 (16.36%) SQL
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.55%) VMware
10 8 (14.55%) UNIX
10 8 (14.55%) SLA
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco
10 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.73%) Firewall
12 6 (10.91%) ITIL
12 6 (10.91%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
12 6 (10.91%) Open Source
12 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
13 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
13 5 (9.09%) SCCM
13 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) VoIP
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (5.45%) DHCP
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) JCE
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
2 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.45%) Linux
4 8 (14.55%) UNIX
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 2 (3.64%) HPUX
7 2 (3.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) ITIL
1 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.09%) ERP
2 5 (9.09%) Project Management
2 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.09%) Data Security
2 5 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (5.45%) Network Management
3 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.82%) Android Development
5 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
5 1 (1.82%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.27%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) C
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) R
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Terminal Server
4 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco
2 8 (14.55%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
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