The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 103 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 11 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.77% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -9.61%
IT Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1405 759 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.80% 98.19% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 692 926
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,000
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 East Sussex

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

IT Support
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

IT Support Salary Trend in East Sussex

IT Support
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Brighton -17 10 £22,500 - 1
Eastbourne - 1 £33,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (28.00%) Front Office
4 7 (28.00%) Internet
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) SMTP
4 7 (28.00%) IMail Server
5 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (12.00%) Back Office
7 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (12.00%) Python
7 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
8 2 (8.00%) MS Office
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SMTP
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Front Office
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (8.00%) Time Management
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Change Management
2 1 (4.00%) ISMS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (4.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) Change Control
2 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.00%) Information Security
2 1 (4.00%) Data Management
2 1 (4.00%) Business Development
2 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (4.00%) Security Management
2 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) IMail Server
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco