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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 65 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 14 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.93% 1.77% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.85% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 16
Average salary £22,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £27,600 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £35,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
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
713 701 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.21% 95.63% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 467 642 761
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Cybercrime
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (33.33%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) MS Office
3 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 5 (23.81%) German Language
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (19.05%) PKI
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) 3G
3 4 (19.05%) GPRS
3 4 (19.05%) GSM
3 4 (19.05%) LTE
3 4 (19.05%) PSTN
3 4 (19.05%) SS7
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (9.52%) Skype
5 2 (9.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) German Language
4 4 (19.05%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Cybercrime
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (19.05%) PKI
3 4 (19.05%) Smartcard
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
2 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Debian
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) LPIC
2 3 (14.29%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Dell
2 4 (19.05%) EMC
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Sage
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