The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 180 196 228
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 326 291 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.28% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.35% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 287 260 228
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
IT Support
England

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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Berkshire +12 66 £23,000 -8.00% 7
Surrey +23 58 £26,125 +6.63% 4
Hampshire -10 58 £23,500 +4.44% 13
Oxfordshire +21 46 £22,000 -2.22% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 31 £22,500 -6.25% 6
East Sussex +18 29 £25,000 -7.40% 2
West Sussex +7 22 £25,500 +10.86% 4
Kent +11 16 £25,000 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 399 (68.44%) Windows
2 284 (48.71%) Microsoft
3 226 (38.77%) Active Directory
4 190 (32.59%) MS Excel
5 163 (27.96%) VMware
6 147 (25.21%) MS Office
7 138 (23.67%) Windows 7
8 130 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 117 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (20.07%) MS Exchange
10 105 (18.01%) ITIL
11 100 (17.15%) Citrix
12 98 (16.81%) TCP/IP
12 98 (16.81%) Firewall
13 83 (14.24%) SLA
14 82 (14.07%) Linux
15 77 (13.21%) Cisco
16 75 (12.86%) SQL
17 68 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 66 (11.32%) Degree
19 61 (10.46%) SQL Server
20 57 (9.78%) Hyper-V
21 53 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
22 52 (8.92%) Windows 8
22 52 (8.92%) MCP
22 52 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
23 51 (8.75%) LAN
24 50 (8.58%) Finance
25 48 (8.23%) DNS
25 48 (8.23%) WAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 117 (20.07%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.09%) Lotus Domino
8 16 (2.74%) Lync
9 13 (2.23%) IBM Notes
9 13 (2.23%) Apache
10 12 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.72%) IIS
12 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.51%) Quickr
15 2 (0.34%) CMS
15 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 190 (32.59%) MS Excel
2 147 (25.21%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) GoldMine
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.34%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.17%) Line 500
2 1 (0.17%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.29%) Office 365
2 6 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 98 (16.81%) TCP/IP
1 98 (16.81%) Firewall
2 51 (8.75%) LAN
3 48 (8.23%) DNS
3 48 (8.23%) WAN
4 39 (6.69%) DHCP
5 34 (5.83%) Internet
6 32 (5.49%) SAN
7 24 (4.12%) Wireless
8 14 (2.40%) VPN
8 14 (2.40%) SMTP
9 13 (2.23%) VLAN
10 11 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.89%) VoIP
11 10 (1.72%) NAS
12 8 (1.37%) Telnet
13 7 (1.20%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.03%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.03%) Intranet
14 6 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.86%) MySQL
5 3 (0.51%) QlikView
5 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.51%) MSI
2 3 (0.51%) Subversion
2 3 (0.51%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.34%) Redmine
General
1 50 (8.58%) Finance
2 19 (3.26%) Retail
3 14 (2.40%) German Language
4 13 (2.23%) Front Office
4 13 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.72%) Marketing
7 9 (1.54%) Legal
8 7 (1.20%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.20%) French Language
8 7 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
10 4 (0.69%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.51%) Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Electronics
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.34%) Norwegian Language
12 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.89%) .NET
2 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.03%) Web Services
5 5 (0.86%) HTML
5 5 (0.86%) LAMP
6 2 (0.34%) HTML5
7 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.17%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.32%) Fat Client
1 31 (5.32%) Thin Client
2 26 (4.46%) Blackberry
3 23 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.57%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.89%) EPoS
8 10 (1.72%) Statistics
9 8 (1.37%) User Experience
9 8 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 3 (0.51%) iPhone
12 3 (0.51%) FMCG
12 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.51%) Open Source
12 3 (0.51%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.51%) PACS
13 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 399 (68.44%) Windows
2 138 (23.67%) Windows 7
3 130 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (14.07%) Linux
5 53 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (8.92%) Windows 8
6 52 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (7.72%) Windows XP
8 28 (4.80%) CentOS
9 24 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (3.95%) Windows Vista
11 18 (3.09%) Debian
11 18 (3.09%) Ubuntu
12 16 (2.74%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.89%) Android
13 11 (1.89%) UNIX
14 4 (0.69%) Solaris
14 4 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.01%) ITIL
2 25 (4.29%) Incident Management
3 21 (3.60%) Configuration Management
4 18 (3.09%) Time Management
5 17 (2.92%) Change Management
6 16 (2.74%) Service Management
7 14 (2.40%) Mentoring
8 11 (1.89%) Change Control
8 11 (1.89%) Network Architecture
8 11 (1.89%) Information Security
8 11 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (1.72%) CRM
9 10 (1.72%) Service Delivery
9 10 (1.72%) Line Management
10 9 (1.54%) Problem Management
10 9 (1.54%) ITIL V3
11 8 (1.37%) Project Management
11 8 (1.37%) PRINCE2
11 8 (1.37%) ERP
12 7 (1.20%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 75 (12.86%) SQL
2 11 (1.89%) VB
3 9 (1.54%) C#
4 8 (1.37%) C
4 8 (1.37%) Python
5 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.03%) PHP
6 6 (1.03%) Java
7 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (11.32%) Degree
3 52 (8.92%) MCP
4 41 (7.03%) MCSE
5 34 (5.83%) MCITP
6 24 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (3.60%) CCNA
9 20 (3.43%) CCA
10 17 (2.92%) MCSA
10 17 (2.92%) A+ Certification
11 14 (2.40%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.54%) MCDST
13 8 (1.37%) MCTS
14 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (14.24%) SLA
2 16 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.86%) HL7
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 226 (38.77%) Active Directory
2 117 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.00%) vSphere
5 17 (2.92%) XenApp
6 13 (2.23%) IMail Server
7 11 (1.89%) VMware Server
7 11 (1.89%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.51%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.17%) MDaemon
12 1 (0.17%) Firmware
12 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.74%) SCCM
2 13 (2.23%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.86%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.69%) Zenoss
5 3 (0.51%) WSUS
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 284 (48.71%) Microsoft
2 163 (27.96%) VMware
3 100 (17.15%) Citrix
4 77 (13.21%) Cisco
5 30 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.63%) HP
7 21 (3.60%) Apple
8 18 (3.09%) Dell
8 18 (3.09%) Symantec
9 15 (2.57%) IBM
10 13 (2.23%) Lotus
11 12 (2.06%) Avaya
11 12 (2.06%) Sophos
12 11 (1.89%) Juniper
13 9 (1.54%) MobileIron
14 8 (1.37%) i2
14 8 (1.37%) Veeam
15 6 (1.03%) Adobe
15 6 (1.03%) McAfee
16 5 (0.86%) NETGEAR
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
The One Group
Salary: £23k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Southsea, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + exc benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + Pension + 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago