The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 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 78 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 22 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.96% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 7
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Technical 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
1100 973 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.13% 98.28% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 926 823 945
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 East Sussex

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Technical Support
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in East Sussex

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Technical 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 Technical Support within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +6 20 £36,000 -28.00%
Hove - 2 £20,000 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 14 (37.84%) Java
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 13 (35.14%) Python
4 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
5 11 (29.73%) Time Management
5 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
5 11 (29.73%) Front Office
6 10 (27.03%) DNS
7 7 (18.92%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) Firewall
7 7 (18.92%) VLAN
7 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (18.92%) Symantec
7 7 (18.92%) McAfee
7 7 (18.92%) VMware
7 7 (18.92%) SonicWALL
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
7 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
7 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (18.92%) Computer Science

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
1 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) VLAN
2 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
General
1 11 (29.73%) Front Office
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
1 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Time Management
1 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) System Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) Analytics
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (18.92%) XenApp
1 7 (18.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (18.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Symantec
1 7 (18.92%) McAfee
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
1 7 (18.92%) SonicWALL
1 7 (18.92%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com