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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 62 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.46% 1.44% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.46% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 11
Average salary £24,862 £41,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.72% +58.65%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
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
606 478 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.54% 98.15% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 523 429 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 6 £26,000 - 1
Taunton - 3 £24,862 - 1
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Ingres
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Terminal Server
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) PABX
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
3 3 (27.27%) BT
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) PABX
1 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Ingres
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Server
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
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