The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 67 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.17% 2.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 2.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 0
Average salary £23,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
Technical Support
South West

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
568 761 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.26% 95.36% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 509 688 467
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Somerset

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 +1 1 £23,500 -12.96% 2
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Statistics
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) HNC
4 4 (28.57%) CAD
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) WSUS
6 1 (7.14%) Sage 1000
6 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) HNC
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Sage
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago