The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 80 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.70% - 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -6.00%
IT Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 407 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.64% 92.50% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 315 365 290
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

IT Support
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Portsmouth

IT Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (40.00%) Magento
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware