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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 54 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.05% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £26,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.31%
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
362 392 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.01% 94.69% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 305 300 367
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Telnet
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Telnet
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft