The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 53 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.70% - 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% - 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £20,500 - £24,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 - £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £25,300
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 295 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.02% 98.01% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 248 271 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Support
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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 17 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (14.29%) Network Design

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com