The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Chippenham 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 37 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 5.56% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £24,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Technical Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chippenham 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
Chippenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 101 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 98.99% 100.00% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 195 93 111
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Chippenham

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) SLA
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Service Management
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
4 6 (31.58%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Replication
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
9 1 (5.26%) Business Objects

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
1 6 (31.58%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat