The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.31% 1.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £39,500 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Job Titles Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 158 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 96.07% 97.53% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 175 155 210
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £62,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
Hampshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Farnborough

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Mac OS X
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) C
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Mac OS X
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft