The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 97 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 10 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.84% 1.34% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.37% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 6
Median salary £27,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £39,492 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
1140 1456 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.80% 97.65% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1121 1267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cambridge region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Unix
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) French Language
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
8 3 (17.65%) HTTP
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) VB
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) Life Science
9 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 6 (35.29%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Client Onboarding
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware