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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 220 209 267
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 251 236 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 1.17% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.23% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 222 203 168
Average salary £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
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
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +29 70 £23,500 -11.32% 6
Hampshire -11 58 £22,000 -37.14% 10
Surrey -18 42 £25,500 +7.36% 5
Oxfordshire +5 29 £27,500 +17.02% 4
East Sussex +2 21 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 18 £23,000 +2.22% 5
Kent -12 7 £25,000 -16.66% 2
West Sussex -5 5 £18,000 +16.12% 3
Sussex +1 2 £26,000 +13.04%
Middlesex +10 1 £26,000 -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 405 (75.42%) Windows
2 256 (47.67%) Microsoft
3 225 (41.90%) Active Directory
4 187 (34.82%) MS Excel
5 168 (31.28%) Windows 7
6 163 (30.35%) MS Office
7 157 (29.24%) VMware
8 139 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 113 (21.04%) MS Exchange
10 112 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 110 (20.48%) Firewall
11 110 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 109 (20.30%) ITIL
13 98 (18.25%) TCP/IP
14 93 (17.32%) Citrix
15 85 (15.83%) Windows XP
16 78 (14.53%) MCSE
17 69 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
18 67 (12.48%) WAN
19 65 (12.10%) MCP
20 62 (11.55%) DNS
21 61 (11.36%) SQL
22 60 (11.17%) Cisco
23 59 (10.99%) Windows 8
24 55 (10.24%) LAN
24 55 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
24 55 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
25 51 (9.50%) Linux
26 48 (8.94%) DHCP
26 48 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 113 (21.04%) MS Exchange
2 55 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.54%) Lync
7 16 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.30%) IIS
10 6 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.74%) GroupWise
11 4 (0.74%) Apache
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.37%) WordPress
13 1 (0.19%) Moodle
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 187 (34.82%) MS Excel
2 163 (30.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) GoldMine
2 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.19%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.98%) Office 365
2 6 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 110 (20.48%) Firewall
2 98 (18.25%) TCP/IP
3 67 (12.48%) WAN
4 62 (11.55%) DNS
5 55 (10.24%) LAN
6 48 (8.94%) DHCP
7 38 (7.08%) VPN
8 33 (6.15%) SAN
9 26 (4.84%) Wireless
10 25 (4.66%) VLAN
10 25 (4.66%) Internet
11 23 (4.28%) VoIP
12 18 (3.35%) IP Telephony
13 16 (2.98%) SMTP
14 11 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (2.05%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.05%) NAS
15 10 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (1.68%) Ethernet
17 7 (1.30%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.93%) MySQL
6 2 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) MSI
1 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 44 (8.19%) Finance
2 16 (2.98%) Front Office
2 16 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.49%) German Language
4 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.12%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.12%) Marketing
5 4 (0.74%) Banking
5 4 (0.74%) Retail
5 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
5 4 (0.74%) Dutch Language
5 4 (0.74%) French Language
6 3 (0.56%) Electronics
6 3 (0.56%) Legal
6 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.37%) Publishing
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
7 2 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.12%) HTML
1 6 (1.12%) Web Services
2 4 (0.74%) XML
3 3 (0.56%) JSON
3 3 (0.56%) CSS
4 2 (0.37%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.19%) JSP
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.77%) Thin Client
2 31 (5.77%) Fat Client
3 29 (5.40%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.66%) Blackberry
5 20 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.61%) EPoS
7 11 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.74%) iPad
8 4 (0.74%) iPhone
9 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.37%) PACS
10 2 (0.37%) VLE
10 2 (0.37%) DTV
11 1 (0.19%) iSeries
11 1 (0.19%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.19%) Statistics
11 1 (0.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 405 (75.42%) Windows
2 168 (31.28%) Windows 7
3 139 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (15.83%) Windows XP
5 69 (12.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (10.99%) Windows 8
7 55 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (9.50%) Linux
9 41 (7.64%) Windows Vista
10 21 (3.91%) Android
11 14 (2.61%) CentOS
12 12 (2.23%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.05%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.05%) Debian
14 10 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.30%) UNIX
15 7 (1.30%) SUSE
16 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.93%) Solaris
18 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (20.30%) ITIL
2 28 (5.21%) Service Management
3 19 (3.54%) Service Delivery
4 17 (3.17%) Incident Management
5 15 (2.79%) Time Management
5 15 (2.79%) CRM
6 13 (2.42%) Problem Management
6 13 (2.42%) Project Management
6 13 (2.42%) Change Management
7 12 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (2.05%) Analytics
9 10 (1.86%) Asset Management
9 10 (1.86%) Change Control
9 10 (1.86%) Mentoring
10 9 (1.68%) Network Architecture
10 9 (1.68%) ITSM
11 8 (1.49%) Security Management
11 8 (1.49%) ITIL V3
11 8 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (1.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.36%) SQL
2 9 (1.68%) C
3 8 (1.49%) Python
4 7 (1.30%) Java
4 7 (1.30%) VB
5 5 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.19%) RPG
7 1 (0.19%) C#
7 1 (0.19%) VBScript
7 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (14.53%) MCSE
3 65 (12.10%) MCP
4 48 (8.94%) Degree
5 45 (8.38%) MCITP
6 35 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (5.96%) CCNA
8 29 (5.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (5.21%) CCA
9 28 (5.21%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (5.21%) MCSA
10 16 (2.98%) MCTS
11 12 (2.23%) A+ Certification
12 11 (2.05%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.30%) MCDST
14 7 (1.30%) MCT
15 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.74%) CCNP
16 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.19%) SLA
2 12 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.74%) BS7799
5 3 (0.56%) HL7
6 2 (0.37%) QA
6 2 (0.37%) DICOM
System Software
1 225 (41.90%) Active Directory
2 110 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.84%) XenApp
5 18 (3.35%) vSphere
6 15 (2.79%) IMail Server
7 11 (2.05%) VMware Server
7 11 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (4.66%) Backup Exec
2 11 (2.05%) SCCM
3 10 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.68%) WSUS
5 5 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.74%) Zenoss
6 4 (0.74%) SCOM
7 3 (0.56%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.19%) DameWare
Vendors
1 256 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 157 (29.24%) VMware
3 93 (17.32%) Citrix
4 60 (11.17%) Cisco
5 23 (4.28%) Apple
6 21 (3.91%) HP
7 20 (3.72%) Symantec
8 17 (3.17%) Dell
9 14 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.61%) McAfee
10 13 (2.42%) SonicWALL
11 11 (2.05%) Avaya
12 10 (1.86%) LANDesk
13 9 (1.68%) Mitel
14 7 (1.30%) SAP
14 7 (1.30%) IBM
14 7 (1.30%) Lotus
15 5 (0.93%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.93%) Cognos
15 5 (0.93%) Juniper
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Blue Town Online
Salary: £27k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,915 - £26,812 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 5 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Circa £25,000 depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago