The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 100 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 19 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.78% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £26,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.53% +24.41%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1686 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.56% 93.00% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1355 1518
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
Cambridgeshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 29 July 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 25 (60.98%) UNIX
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) Degree
4 15 (36.59%) Linux
5 14 (34.15%) Python
6 12 (29.27%) MySQL
6 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
7 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (21.95%) CentOS
7 9 (21.95%) Online Security
8 8 (19.51%) PHP
8 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) HTML
10 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.20%) Java
11 5 (12.20%) C#
11 5 (12.20%) .NET
12 4 (9.76%) Perl
12 4 (9.76%) Web Services
12 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
12 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (7.32%) Release Management
13 3 (7.32%) Moodle
13 3 (7.32%) Analytics
13 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (7.32%) CSS

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (7.32%) Moodle
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) 3GPP
1 2 (4.88%) DHCP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
1 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) SS7
2 1 (2.44%) INAP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Text Mining
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) VLE
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) UNIX
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
4 9 (21.95%) CentOS
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Online Security
2 3 (7.32%) Release Management
2 3 (7.32%) Analytics
2 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.88%) Business Analytics
3 2 (4.88%) Logistics
3 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.88%) Service Management
3 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Sun
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Wind River
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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