The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnham 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 10 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnham 9.76% 3.95% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 4.23% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £25,750 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.29% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.44%
Technical Support
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnham 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
Farnham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 71 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnham 97.56% 93.42% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 69 22
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Farnham

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Farnham

Technical Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Farnham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnham 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) CCTV
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Farnham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnham 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat