The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 59 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 17 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.33% 2.21% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.30% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 7
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 869 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 91.64% 95.81% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 618 737 714
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Guildford

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Guildford

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) UNIX
5 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (16.67%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) MySQL
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) Perl
8 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.67%) FTP
9 2 (6.67%) SAN
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.67%) Internet
9 2 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) VMware
9 2 (6.67%) Electronics
9 2 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) AWK
6 1 (3.33%) sed
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) vCloud
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix