The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 361 351 318
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 761 883 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.88% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.91% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 675 774 959
Median salary £31,000 £32,125 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -1.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £21,125 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Technical Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88468 97240 109425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75248 80665 90432
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in England

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in England

Technical Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 254 £40,000 +14.28% 28
South East -13 249 £30,000 -9.09% 28
Yorkshire +13 67 £22,500 -18.18% 6
East of England +18 61 £35,000 +42.85% 8
North West +26 47 £22,500 -25.00% 5
West Midlands -24 28 £27,500 +10.00% 2
South West -17 26 £31,000 -4.61% 6
East Midlands +16 21 £40,000 +48.14%
North East +2 7 £23,000 -1.70% 2
Technical Support
UK

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 888 (53.17%) Windows
2 597 (35.75%) Microsoft
3 539 (32.28%) Active Directory
4 463 (27.72%) Windows Server
5 432 (25.87%) SQL
6 416 (24.91%) VMware
7 337 (20.18%) Degree
8 295 (17.66%) MS Excel
9 280 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 279 (16.71%) Linux
11 275 (16.47%) MS Exchange
12 265 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 254 (15.21%) ITIL
13 254 (15.21%) Finance
14 249 (14.91%) SQL Server
15 246 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 235 (14.07%) MS Office
17 230 (13.77%) Firewall
18 218 (13.05%) TCP/IP
19 209 (12.51%) Cisco
20 202 (12.10%) Windows 7
21 193 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
22 176 (10.54%) Unix
23 172 (10.30%) Oracle
24 161 (9.64%) Hyper-V
25 159 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
26 156 (9.34%) SLA
27 153 (9.16%) DNS
28 148 (8.86%) Telecoms
29 143 (8.56%) Citrix

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 275 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 137 (8.20%) IIS
3 116 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 103 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 94 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 74 (4.43%) Apache
7 68 (4.07%) Tomcat
8 61 (3.65%) WebSphere
9 47 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 43 (2.57%) JBoss
11 33 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
12 32 (1.92%) WebLogic
13 28 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
14 22 (1.32%) Skype for Business
15 19 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (0.96%) CMS
17 11 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 10 (0.60%) IBM Notes
19 9 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 295 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 235 (14.07%) MS Office
3 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) MS Project
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.42%) SAP Business One
2 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.18%) Decalog
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) HiInvest
5 3 (0.18%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.12%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.060%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.55%) Office 365
2 69 (4.13%) SaaS
3 23 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.48%) PaaS
6 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.30%) IaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.18%) iTunes
8 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.060%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 230 (13.77%) Firewall
2 218 (13.05%) TCP/IP
3 153 (9.16%) DNS
4 141 (8.44%) LAN
5 130 (7.78%) SAN
6 128 (7.66%) WAN
7 120 (7.19%) DHCP
8 107 (6.41%) Internet
9 88 (5.27%) VoIP
10 65 (3.89%) Broadband
11 61 (3.65%) VPN
12 60 (3.59%) NAS
13 57 (3.41%) Wireless
14 40 (2.40%) iSCSI
15 33 (1.98%) SNMP
16 28 (1.68%) ADSL
16 28 (1.68%) HTTP
17 27 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
17 27 (1.62%) SMTP
18 25 (1.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.19%) MySQL
3 37 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 37 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 30 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 16 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.60%) Ingres
11 10 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.54%) MariaDB
12 9 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.36%) DB2
14 5 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (1.26%) JIRA
2 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.36%) Subversion
5 5 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.24%) Selenium
7 3 (0.18%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.18%) Toad
7 3 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.12%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.12%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.12%) MSI
8 2 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.060%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.060%) MorphX
9 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.060%) WATIR
General
1 254 (15.21%) Finance
2 148 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 67 (4.01%) German Language
4 45 (2.69%) French Language
5 44 (2.63%) Retail
6 41 (2.46%) Banking
7 24 (1.44%) Front Office
7 24 (1.44%) Marketing
8 22 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.20%) Back Office
10 17 (1.02%) Electronics
11 16 (0.96%) Law
12 14 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.78%) Legal
14 9 (0.54%) Billing
15 6 (0.36%) Automotive
15 6 (0.36%) Games
16 5 (0.30%) Advertising
16 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (6.29%) HTML
2 87 (5.21%) .NET
3 78 (4.67%) XML
4 40 (2.40%) CSS
5 34 (2.04%) Web Services
6 20 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
7 18 (1.08%) Middleware
8 17 (1.02%) J2EE
9 16 (0.96%) WCF
10 14 (0.84%) SOAP
11 13 (0.78%) LAMP
12 12 (0.72%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.72%) ASP.NET
13 10 (0.60%) REST
14 8 (0.48%) XSLT
15 6 (0.36%) jQuery
15 6 (0.36%) JSP
16 5 (0.30%) Regular Expression
16 5 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 4 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 193 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 55 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 45 (2.69%) Driving Licence
5 37 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 35 (2.10%) Hedge funds
7 33 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 28 (1.68%) Clustering
9 23 (1.38%) Derivative
10 22 (1.32%) Equities
11 19 (1.14%) Replication
12 18 (1.08%) e-Learning
13 17 (1.02%) SWIFT
14 15 (0.90%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.84%) Learning Management System
15 14 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.84%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.84%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 888 (53.17%) Windows
2 463 (27.72%) Windows Server
3 280 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 279 (16.71%) Linux
5 265 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 202 (12.10%) Windows 7
7 176 (10.54%) Unix
8 159 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 119 (7.13%) Windows 8
10 82 (4.91%) Windows XP
11 53 (3.17%) Windows 10
12 47 (2.81%) Android
13 40 (2.40%) Apple iOS
14 31 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
16 20 (1.20%) Solaris
17 18 (1.08%) Debian
17 18 (1.08%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.84%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (15.21%) ITIL
2 72 (4.31%) CRM
3 63 (3.77%) Service Delivery
4 62 (3.71%) Mentoring
5 59 (3.53%) Project Management
6 55 (3.29%) Incident Management
7 47 (2.81%) Service Management
8 46 (2.75%) Time Management
9 44 (2.63%) Problem Management
10 41 (2.46%) Presales
11 35 (2.10%) Network Management
12 32 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (1.92%) Migration
13 30 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (1.80%) Data Management
14 29 (1.74%) Change Management
14 29 (1.74%) ERP
15 28 (1.68%) Asset Management
15 28 (1.68%) Workflow
16 27 (1.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 432 (25.87%) SQL
2 108 (6.47%) Java
3 106 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 85 (5.09%) PowerShell
5 52 (3.11%) C#
6 46 (2.75%) Perl
7 40 (2.40%) Python
8 38 (2.28%) PL/SQL
9 31 (1.86%) PHP
9 31 (1.86%) VBScript
10 30 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 27 (1.62%) C++
12 26 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.50%) C
13 25 (1.50%) VB
14 15 (0.90%) VBA
15 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.18%) Delphi
16 3 (0.18%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 337 (20.18%) Degree
2 115 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (4.67%) CCNA
5 60 (3.59%) MCSE
6 45 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 44 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (1.74%) MCITP
9 26 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (1.56%) MCP
9 26 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 24 (1.44%) MCSA
11 19 (1.14%) HND
12 18 (1.08%) CEH
12 18 (1.08%) CISSP
13 17 (1.02%) VCP5
14 16 (0.96%) CCNP
15 14 (0.84%) MCDST
16 12 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (9.34%) SLA
2 31 (1.86%) QA
3 16 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) HL7
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.060%) GAMP
5 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 539 (32.28%) Active Directory
2 246 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 36 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (2.16%) vSphere
6 30 (1.80%) XenApp
7 27 (1.62%) Terminal Services
8 25 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 21 (1.26%) Terminal Server
10 20 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.90%) BitLocker
12 12 (0.72%) VMware Server
13 11 (0.66%) NFS
13 11 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.60%) XenServer
15 7 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.36%) VirtualBox
16 6 (0.36%) Xen
17 5 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 36 (2.16%) SCCM
3 18 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (0.90%) Icinga
5 11 (0.66%) SCOM
6 9 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.54%) Nmap
7 7 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.42%) Legato
7 7 (0.42%) Nagios
7 7 (0.42%) Puppet
8 6 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.36%) Simpana
9 5 (0.30%) Nessus
10 4 (0.24%) DameWare
10 4 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.24%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.24%) WSUS
11 3 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 597 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 416 (24.91%) VMware
3 209 (12.51%) Cisco
4 172 (10.30%) Oracle
5 143 (8.56%) Citrix
6 59 (3.53%) HP
7 58 (3.47%) IBM
8 46 (2.75%) Avaya
9 42 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 38 (2.28%) Veeam
11 37 (2.22%) EMC
11 37 (2.22%) Juniper
11 37 (2.22%) NetApp
12 33 (1.98%) Apple
13 30 (1.80%) CheckPoint
13 30 (1.80%) Dell
13 30 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (1.50%) Sun
15 24 (1.44%) Symantec
16 20 (1.20%) Intel Security
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum superb basic with guaranteed bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Bens + 5K shift
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum + Overtime + Benefits + Career Progr
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 27,000 + on - call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum £20-23k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 Per Annum + Benefits + Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago