The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 78 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.22% 1.38% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.49% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £26,500 £30,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 404 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.46% 93.09% 99.65%
Number of salaries quoted 349 369 269
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
Hampshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Technical Support
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware