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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 102 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.42% 0.85% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.87% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 20
Median salary £28,500 £24,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.52% -39.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £20,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,795 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Technical 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
1148 1378 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.21% 97.04% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1163 1420
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (52.63%) WCF
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
1 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
1 10 (52.63%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) SLA
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) iPhone
4 2 (10.53%) Life Science
4 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Informatics
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ADSL
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) WCF
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft