The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 1 August 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 Devon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 50 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.04% 2.39% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.80% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £22,000 £29,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.42% +11.32%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
362 250 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 93.78% 85.32% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 308 200 235
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Devon

Technical Support
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 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
Exeter -7 4 £22,000 +37.50%
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) CAD
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
1 4 (36.36%) Autodesk
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CAD
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) Autodesk