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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 86 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.86% 0.63% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.64% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 8
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
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
1009 1398 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 96.46% 98.38% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 866 1187 735
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +20 9 £20,000 -42.85%
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Time Management
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Media
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Workflow
2 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 5 (31.25%) SSH
2 5 (31.25%) Google
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Java

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SSH
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Media
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Workflow
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Time Management
1 5 (31.25%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google