The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 45 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.35% - 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £28,500 - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Technical Support
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 314 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.49% 97.52% 99.24%
Number of salaries quoted 215 300 354
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Ipswich

Technical Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analysis

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware