The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 117 110 139
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 26 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.05% 1.18% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 13
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,875 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -7.84%
IT Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2360 2151 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.35% 94.30% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1871 1850 2486
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 23 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Huntingdon - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
4 16 (27.59%) MS Office
5 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
6 12 (20.69%) ITIL
6 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (18.97%) VMware
7 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
8 9 (15.52%) SLA
9 8 (13.79%) DNS
9 8 (13.79%) Degree
10 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (12.07%) CRM
10 7 (12.07%) SQL
10 7 (12.07%) Citrix
10 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (10.34%) HTML
11 6 (10.34%) LAN
11 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
11 6 (10.34%) Office 365
12 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (8.62%) MCITP
12 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
12 5 (8.62%) Firewall
12 5 (8.62%) DHCP
12 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.62%) SQL Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.45%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Office
2 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) DNS
2 6 (10.34%) LAN
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) Network Security
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) HTTP
6 2 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.45%) MS Access
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
1 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
1 4 (6.90%) iPhone
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Physics
4 1 (1.72%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Informatics
4 1 (1.72%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) CRM
3 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.17%) Service Management
4 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.45%) ERP
5 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.45%) Document Management
6 1 (1.72%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Analytics
6 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.72%) Android Development
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.72%) DevOps
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Validation
6 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.17%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Dell
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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