The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
South West / Somerset
Rank 58 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 12 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.14% 2.49% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.53% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 11
Median salary £20,792 £24,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.36% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 594 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.04% 98.51% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 461 526 445
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

IT Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Somerset

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Somerset

IT Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bruton - 4 £20,000 -
Yeovil - 3 £20,000 - 1
Taunton +5 2 £35,000 +75.00%
Clevedon - 1 £22,500 -
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
IT Support
South West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) Samba
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) MCP
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) MCSA
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) BCP
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Jetty
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) French Language
1 1 (6.67%) German Language
1 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Samba
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
Bath
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networx
Salary: £24,333
Posted: 21 days ago