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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 72 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 38 15 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.20% 1.02% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.05% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 52
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
5 19 (32.20%) MS Exchange
6 16 (27.12%) Degree
6 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
7 13 (22.03%) DNS
8 12 (20.34%) ITIL
8 12 (20.34%) Linux
8 12 (20.34%) VMware
8 12 (20.34%) Office 365
9 11 (18.64%) Firewall
10 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
10 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (13.56%) SLA
12 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
13 7 (11.86%) MS Office
13 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
13 7 (11.86%) VoIP
13 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
14 6 (10.17%) SQL
14 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (10.17%) Project Management
14 6 (10.17%) SCCM
14 6 (10.17%) Open Source
15 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
15 5 (8.47%) UNIX
15 5 (8.47%) DHCP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (32.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) DNS
2 11 (18.64%) Firewall
3 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) VoIP
5 5 (8.47%) DHCP
5 5 (8.47%) VPN
6 4 (6.78%) LAN
6 4 (6.78%) WAN
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.39%) Network Security
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) SAN
9 1 (1.69%) DMZ
9 1 (1.69%) Intranet
9 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.69%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
1 2 (3.39%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Open Source
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Informatics
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.34%) Linux
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
6 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.47%) UNIX
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.08%) Android
9 2 (3.39%) AIX
9 2 (3.39%) HPUX
9 2 (3.39%) Solaris
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.17%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.08%) Network Management
6 2 (3.39%) Data Security
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.69%) DevOps
7 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.69%) Coaching
7 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.69%) CRM
7 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.69%) Analytics
7 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.69%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) Python
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 2 (3.39%) R
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) MCP
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
5 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Websense
5 1 (1.69%) Veeam
5 1 (1.69%) FalconStor
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Circa £20,000pa
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