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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 174 210 221
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 356 299 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.31% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.38% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 267 230
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £33,550 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
19987 21679 21372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16328 17548 17727
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 £62,500 £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 7 July 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 7 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
Surrey +50 92 £26,000 +6.12% 9
Berkshire +2 76 £23,250 -8.82% 6
Hampshire +11 62 £23,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +24 49 £24,000 +6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -9 29 £27,500 +14.58% 1
East Sussex +25 17 £25,000 - 2
West Sussex +3 15 £27,000 +33.33% 4
Kent -11 13 £27,000 +9.09% 6
Middlesex - 3 £25,000 -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 445 (67.94%) Windows
2 315 (48.09%) Microsoft
3 285 (43.51%) Active Directory
4 183 (27.94%) MS Excel
5 174 (26.56%) VMware
6 162 (24.73%) MS Office
7 159 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 153 (23.36%) Windows 7
9 145 (22.14%) MS Exchange
10 120 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 119 (18.17%) ITIL
12 114 (17.40%) TCP/IP
13 108 (16.49%) Firewall
14 96 (14.66%) Citrix
15 95 (14.50%) SLA
16 84 (12.82%) SQL
17 83 (12.67%) Hyper-V
18 80 (12.21%) Windows 8
19 78 (11.91%) Linux
20 77 (11.76%) Degree
21 73 (11.15%) Cisco
22 72 (10.99%) SQL Server
23 69 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
24 67 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
25 63 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
26 62 (9.47%) DNS
26 62 (9.47%) LAN
27 61 (9.31%) Windows XP
28 58 (8.85%) SharePoint
29 57 (8.70%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 145 (22.14%) MS Exchange
2 58 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 51 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (2.60%) IIS
8 16 (2.44%) Lync
9 15 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
11 10 (1.53%) Apache
12 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.07%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.46%) Quickr
16 3 (0.46%) CMS
16 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 183 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 162 (24.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.15%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.09%) Office 365
2 3 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 114 (17.40%) TCP/IP
2 108 (16.49%) Firewall
3 62 (9.47%) DNS
3 62 (9.47%) LAN
4 57 (8.70%) WAN
5 54 (8.24%) DHCP
6 41 (6.26%) Internet
7 39 (5.95%) SAN
8 25 (3.82%) Wireless
9 18 (2.75%) VoIP
10 16 (2.44%) SMTP
10 16 (2.44%) VPN
11 15 (2.29%) VLAN
12 12 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (1.83%) NAS
13 8 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.92%) Telnet
14 6 (0.92%) FTP
15 5 (0.76%) Intranet
15 5 (0.76%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.22%) MySQL
4 4 (0.61%) QlikView
5 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Visual Studio
1 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.46%) MSI
2 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
2 3 (0.46%) Subversion
2 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.31%) Redmine
4 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 55 (8.40%) Finance
2 20 (3.05%) Retail
3 18 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.29%) Front Office
5 13 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.83%) German Language
6 12 (1.83%) Marketing
7 10 (1.53%) Legal
8 7 (1.07%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.92%) Automotive
10 5 (0.76%) Electronics
10 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.76%) Advertising
10 5 (0.76%) Local Government
10 5 (0.76%) French Language
11 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.31%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.83%) HTML
1 12 (1.83%) .NET
2 8 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (0.76%) LAMP
5 4 (0.61%) CSS
6 3 (0.46%) JSP
7 2 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) EDI
8 1 (0.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.89%) Blackberry
2 29 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.12%) Thin Client
3 27 (4.12%) Fat Client
4 24 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.83%) EPoS
6 12 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.68%) Statistics
8 8 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.22%) User Experience
9 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.61%) iPad
10 4 (0.61%) Life Science
10 4 (0.61%) Clustering
10 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.46%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.46%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 445 (67.94%) Windows
2 159 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 153 (23.36%) Windows 7
4 80 (12.21%) Windows 8
5 78 (11.91%) Linux
6 69 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 61 (9.31%) Windows XP
9 31 (4.73%) CentOS
9 31 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.21%) Debian
10 21 (3.21%) Ubuntu
10 21 (3.21%) Windows Vista
11 20 (3.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 20 (3.05%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.98%) Android
13 11 (1.68%) UNIX
14 7 (1.07%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.31%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (18.17%) ITIL
2 29 (4.43%) Incident Management
3 25 (3.82%) Time Management
4 22 (3.36%) Configuration Management
4 22 (3.36%) Change Management
5 19 (2.90%) Mentoring
6 16 (2.44%) CRM
6 16 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 15 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (2.29%) Service Management
8 14 (2.14%) Problem Management
9 12 (1.83%) Change Control
9 12 (1.83%) Information Security
10 11 (1.68%) Coaching
11 10 (1.53%) Line Management
12 9 (1.37%) Asset Management
12 9 (1.37%) Project Management
12 9 (1.37%) Network Architecture
12 9 (1.37%) Network Management
13 8 (1.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 84 (12.82%) SQL
2 11 (1.68%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.53%) C#
4 7 (1.07%) C
5 6 (0.92%) PHP
5 6 (0.92%) VB
6 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.31%) VBScript
8 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.15%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) Python
9 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (11.76%) Degree
2 67 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (6.41%) MCP
4 36 (5.50%) MCSE
5 33 (5.04%) MCITP
6 23 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.36%) CCNA
8 18 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (2.75%) MCSA
8 18 (2.75%) A+ Certification
9 16 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.44%) CCA
9 16 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.07%) MCTS
11 7 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.61%) MCDST
14 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.31%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (14.50%) SLA
2 17 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) HL7
5 3 (0.46%) DICOM
System Software
1 285 (43.51%) Active Directory
2 120 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (12.67%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.19%) vSphere
5 19 (2.90%) XenApp
6 15 (2.29%) IMail Server
6 15 (2.29%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.98%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.37%) VMware Server
8 9 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.31%) Firmware
13 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.15%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 20 (3.05%) SCCM
2 11 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.76%) ARCserve
3 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.31%) WSUS
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 315 (48.09%) Microsoft
2 174 (26.56%) VMware
3 96 (14.66%) Citrix
4 73 (11.15%) Cisco
5 34 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 30 (4.58%) HP
7 23 (3.51%) Apple
8 21 (3.21%) Dell
9 15 (2.29%) Symantec
10 12 (1.83%) IBM
11 11 (1.68%) Juniper
11 11 (1.68%) MobileIron
12 10 (1.53%) Sophos
13 9 (1.37%) Avaya
14 8 (1.22%) i2
15 7 (1.07%) Adobe
15 7 (1.07%) Lotus
15 7 (1.07%) NETGEAR
15 7 (1.07%) McAfee
15 7 (1.07%) 3Com
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36600 per annum + IT training, pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago