The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 116 125 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 23 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 0.80% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.85% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 32
Average salary £42,500 £27,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2330 2231 2634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.10% 93.54% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 1930 2295
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £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
East of England

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -3 19 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (55.56%) UNIX
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) Degree
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
5 14 (31.11%) Python
6 12 (26.67%) MySQL
6 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 9 (20.00%) CentOS
7 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (20.00%) Online Security
8 8 (17.78%) PHP
8 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.33%) SQL
10 6 (13.33%) HTML
10 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.11%) Java
11 5 (11.11%) C#
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
12 4 (8.89%) Perl
12 4 (8.89%) Web Services
12 4 (8.89%) Wireless
12 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
12 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
12 4 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (6.67%) Release Management
13 3 (6.67%) Moodle

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (6.67%) Moodle
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Wireless
2 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.67%) LTE
3 2 (4.44%) 3GPP
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) SS7
4 1 (2.22%) INAP
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Text Mining
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) VLE
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
3 1 (2.22%) Informatics
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Physics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) UNIX
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (20.00%) CentOS
4 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Online Security
2 3 (6.67%) Release Management
2 3 (6.67%) Analytics
2 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL
3 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.44%) Service Management
3 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.44%) Business Analytics
3 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.44%) Logistics
4 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Python
2 8 (17.78%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Sun
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Wind River
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Circa £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago