The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 44 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.79% 0.55% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 0.57% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 7
Average salary £29,000 £22,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% -42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
Technical Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 353 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 98.61% 96.45% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 253 283 264
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016. 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
Cullompton - 4 £29,000 -
Exeter +5 3 £22,500 -
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) vCloud
3 4 (44.44%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) HND

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Line Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vCloud
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Talend
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com