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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 65 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 10 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.49% 1.54% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.61% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.63%
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
649 870 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.43% 95.60% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 578 737 734
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,810
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £61,000
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 29 May 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Guildford

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.00%) MySQL
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) Electronics
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) FTP
8 3 (12.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) Perl
8 3 (12.00%) PHP
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) Internet of Things

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix