The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 69 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.75% 0.30% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.31% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 640 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.63% 96.82% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 540 586 454
Average salary £36,000 £34,750 £33,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Support
South West

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (36.84%) MySQL
1 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) E-business
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Wiki
4 3 (15.79%) Document Management
4 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
1 3 (15.79%) E-business
1 3 (15.79%) Document Management
1 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
2 2 (10.53%) Market Research
2 2 (10.53%) Contact Management
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Zend
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