The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 31 July 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 68 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.62% 1.42% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 2
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £20,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £26,542 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
765 540 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.27% 96.09% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 689 458 505
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 31 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -18 8 £20,250 -10.00% 1
Shepton Mallet - 2 £21,000 -
Street - 1 £31,500 -
Highbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Minehead - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.70%) CCNA
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) C
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) ADSL
4 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
1 1 (4.35%) AS400
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) HND
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Retalix
3 1 (4.35%) Trapeze
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