The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
England / South East
Rank 148 152 169
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 310 426 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.08% 2.18% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.25% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 287 377 310
Median salary £26,500 £24,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.16% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,350 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 the South East

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Salary Trend in the South East

IT Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

IT Support Salary Histogram in the South East

IT Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Surrey -3 80 £23,250 -7.92% 9
Hampshire +22 79 £26,500 - 16
Berkshire +21 50 £31,750 +0.79% 14
Oxfordshire +15 30 £30,000 +27.65% 3
West Sussex +6 26 £25,750 +11.95%
Kent -3 24 £28,000 +23.07% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £24,375 +8.33% 5
East Sussex +10 5 £40,750 +126.38%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Middlesex -7 2 £32,500 +44.44%
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 469 (70.31%) Windows
2 352 (52.77%) Active Directory
3 271 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 223 (33.43%) Windows Server
5 222 (33.28%) Windows 7
6 182 (27.29%) Office 365
7 172 (25.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 167 (25.04%) VMware
9 166 (24.89%) MS Office
10 162 (24.29%) MS Exchange
11 152 (22.79%) MS Excel
12 138 (20.69%) Windows 10
13 134 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 121 (18.14%) Windows 8
15 104 (15.59%) ITIL
16 100 (14.99%) Hyper-V
17 92 (13.79%) Cisco
18 90 (13.49%) Firewall
19 88 (13.19%) LAN
19 88 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 83 (12.44%) SQL
21 81 (12.14%) WAN
22 75 (11.24%) TCP/IP
23 68 (10.19%) Citrix
24 60 (9.00%) SQL Server
25 58 (8.70%) Linux
26 57 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
27 56 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
28 53 (7.95%) SAN
28 53 (7.95%) VoIP

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 162 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 57 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.40%) Skype for Business
7 14 (2.10%) IIS
8 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.75%) CMS
12 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
13 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.30%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.15%) Apache
15 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 166 (24.89%) MS Office
2 152 (22.79%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 182 (27.29%) Office 365
2 47 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.35%) Dropbox
5 8 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) G Suite
8 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 90 (13.49%) Firewall
2 88 (13.19%) LAN
3 81 (12.14%) WAN
4 75 (11.24%) TCP/IP
5 53 (7.95%) SAN
5 53 (7.95%) VoIP
6 49 (7.35%) DHCP
7 48 (7.20%) DNS
8 38 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (3.90%) VLAN
10 22 (3.30%) Wireless
11 20 (3.00%) IP Telephony
11 20 (3.00%) VPN
12 12 (1.80%) Skype
13 9 (1.35%) Broadband
13 9 (1.35%) Internet
13 9 (1.35%) Network Security
14 8 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (1.20%) IPsec
15 7 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.90%) InfluxDB
6 5 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.75%) MySQL
6 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) FileMaker
7 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.30%) Big Data
8 2 (0.30%) GIS
8 2 (0.30%) MS Access
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 40 (6.00%) Finance
2 22 (3.30%) Retail
2 22 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.15%) Marketing
4 10 (1.50%) Games
4 10 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.35%) Legal
5 9 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.90%) Advertising
7 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.60%) French Language
7 4 (0.60%) German Language
8 3 (0.45%) Back Office
8 3 (0.45%) Publishing
9 2 (0.30%) Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Czech Language
9 2 (0.30%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Law
9 2 (0.30%) Slovak Language
10 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.70%) HTML
1 18 (2.70%) Web Services
2 16 (2.40%) CSS
3 11 (1.65%) JSP
4 4 (0.60%) HTML5
5 3 (0.45%) .NET
5 3 (0.45%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.30%) COM
6 2 (0.30%) CSS3
6 2 (0.30%) Velocity
6 2 (0.30%) XML
6 2 (0.30%) XSLT
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.15%) EDI
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.15%) Driving Licence
4 18 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.40%) EPoS
6 13 (1.95%) Blackberry
6 13 (1.95%) Fat Client
6 13 (1.95%) Smartphone
6 13 (1.95%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.80%) iPad
8 10 (1.50%) iPhone
9 8 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.75%) Biotechnology
11 5 (0.75%) Telematics
12 4 (0.60%) Clustering
13 3 (0.45%) AS400
13 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 469 (70.31%) Windows
2 223 (33.43%) Windows Server
3 222 (33.28%) Windows 7
4 172 (25.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (20.69%) Windows 10
6 134 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 121 (18.14%) Windows 8
8 58 (8.70%) Linux
9 35 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (4.80%) Apple iOS
10 32 (4.80%) Windows XP
11 26 (3.90%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.25%) Android
12 15 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (2.10%) Unix
14 5 (0.75%) CentOS
15 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.60%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (15.59%) ITIL
2 39 (5.85%) Service Management
3 29 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 22 (3.30%) ITSM
5 19 (2.85%) Incident Management
6 18 (2.70%) Analytics
7 17 (2.55%) ITIL V3
8 16 (2.40%) Project Management
9 14 (2.10%) CRM
9 14 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (1.95%) Data Management
10 13 (1.95%) Migration
10 13 (1.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (1.95%) Workflow
11 12 (1.80%) ERP
11 12 (1.80%) Line Management
12 10 (1.50%) Workflow Management
13 9 (1.35%) Software Delivery
13 9 (1.35%) Web Analytics
14 8 (1.20%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.44%) SQL
2 31 (4.65%) Java
3 24 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.75%) Python
6 4 (0.60%) C
6 4 (0.60%) C#
6 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.60%) VBScript
7 3 (0.45%) C++
7 3 (0.45%) RPG
7 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.45%) VB
8 2 (0.30%) PHP
8 2 (0.30%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.15%) Perl
9 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (7.95%) Degree
3 35 (5.25%) MCP
4 31 (4.65%) MCSE
5 26 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (3.60%) CCNA
7 21 (3.15%) MCSA
8 12 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.80%) MCITP
9 11 (1.65%) A+ Certification
9 11 (1.65%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.05%) CISSP
12 6 (0.90%) MCTS
13 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.45%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.30%) MOS
15 2 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.80%) SLA
2 8 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) QA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 352 (52.77%) Active Directory
2 100 (14.99%) Hyper-V
3 88 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.70%) vSphere
5 15 (2.25%) XenApp
6 12 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.45%) Firmware
12 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.30%) KVM
12 2 (0.30%) NFS
12 2 (0.30%) oVirt
12 2 (0.30%) pfSense
12 2 (0.30%) Samba
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (5.70%) SCCM
2 9 (1.35%) SCOM
3 8 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.90%) Grafana
4 6 (0.90%) Graphite
5 4 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.45%) Kibana
6 3 (0.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.30%) Bacula
7 2 (0.30%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.15%) DameWare
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.15%) SCSM
8 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 271 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 167 (25.04%) VMware
3 92 (13.79%) Cisco
4 68 (10.19%) Citrix
5 29 (4.35%) Dell
6 28 (4.20%) Apple
7 20 (3.00%) HP
8 18 (2.70%) Oracle
9 13 (1.95%) Google
10 11 (1.65%) SAP
11 10 (1.50%) CA
11 10 (1.50%) Intel
12 9 (1.35%) Avaya
13 8 (1.20%) LogRhythm
13 8 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.20%) Sophos
13 8 (1.20%) Symantec
14 7 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.05%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.90%) Adobe
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + FULL MS training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19500 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus excellent benefit package and holiday all
Posted: 22 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Include bonus, plus benefits (holida
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Includes bonus, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: £32,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000 - £24200.00 per annum + Paid for certs, bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago