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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 209 216 242
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 270 254 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.13% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.20% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 240 210 187
Average salary £24,500 £24,375 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.51% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
19860 21236 20530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16040 16850 17122
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,889 £60,000 £60,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +43 76 £27,250 -0.90% 4
Hampshire -20 55 £22,500 -1.09% 8
Surrey +2 39 £24,250 +1.04% 8
Kent +36 25 £23,250 -22.50% 3
Oxfordshire -4 23 £23,750 +3.26% 6
West Sussex +9 20 £26,750 +16.30% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 19 £21,250 -5.55% 5
East Sussex -18 14 £25,000 -7.40% 5
Sussex +4 2 £26,000 +8.33% 1
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 385 (71.03%) Windows
2 258 (47.60%) Microsoft
3 217 (40.04%) Active Directory
4 187 (34.50%) MS Excel
5 164 (30.26%) VMware
6 149 (27.49%) MS Office
7 138 (25.46%) Windows 7
8 131 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 122 (22.51%) MS Exchange
9 122 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 111 (20.48%) Firewall
11 106 (19.56%) ITIL
12 96 (17.71%) Citrix
13 88 (16.24%) TCP/IP
14 84 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 73 (13.47%) Cisco
16 70 (12.92%) MCP
17 66 (12.18%) SLA
18 62 (11.44%) SQL
18 62 (11.44%) SQL Server
19 59 (10.89%) Linux
20 57 (10.52%) DNS
20 57 (10.52%) Windows Server 2003
21 55 (10.15%) MCSE
22 51 (9.41%) WAN
22 51 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 48 (8.86%) Windows XP
23 48 (8.86%) DHCP
24 47 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2007
25 45 (8.30%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 122 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 51 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (6.83%) SharePoint
5 28 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (3.87%) Lync
7 15 (2.77%) Lotus Domino
8 14 (2.58%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.03%) Apache
9 11 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.29%) IIS
12 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.74%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.55%) Quickr
15 2 (0.37%) WordPress
15 2 (0.37%) CMS
15 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 187 (34.50%) MS Excel
2 149 (27.49%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.18%) Line 500
3 1 (0.18%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.32%) Office 365
2 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.74%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 111 (20.48%) Firewall
2 88 (16.24%) TCP/IP
3 57 (10.52%) DNS
4 51 (9.41%) WAN
5 48 (8.86%) DHCP
6 42 (7.75%) LAN
7 34 (6.27%) SAN
8 28 (5.17%) Internet
9 27 (4.98%) VLAN
10 21 (3.87%) Wireless
11 19 (3.51%) VoIP
11 19 (3.51%) VPN
12 15 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.40%) SMTP
13 13 (2.40%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.03%) iSCSI
15 10 (1.85%) NAS
16 8 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.48%) Telnet
17 7 (1.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (1.48%) MySQL
5 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.18%) QlikView
10 1 (0.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio
1 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.74%) MSI
3 3 (0.55%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.55%) Subversion
3 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.37%) Redmine
4 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (8.30%) Finance
2 15 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.21%) Front Office
3 12 (2.21%) German Language
4 10 (1.85%) Retail
5 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.48%) Legal
7 7 (1.29%) Marketing
7 7 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.11%) French Language
9 5 (0.92%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.74%) Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.66%) .NET
2 8 (1.48%) ASP.NET
2 8 (1.48%) HTML
3 7 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.11%) Web Services
5 5 (0.92%) LAMP
6 4 (0.74%) XML
7 3 (0.55%) JSON
8 2 (0.37%) HTML5
8 2 (0.37%) CSS
9 1 (0.18%) JSP
9 1 (0.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.90%) Thin Client
1 32 (5.90%) Fat Client
2 26 (4.80%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.77%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.85%) EPoS
8 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.92%) User Experience
10 4 (0.74%) iPad
10 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.74%) iPhone
10 4 (0.74%) PACS
10 4 (0.74%) Statistics
11 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.55%) Open Source
11 3 (0.55%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.55%) DTV
12 2 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 385 (71.03%) Windows
2 138 (25.46%) Windows 7
3 131 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (10.89%) Linux
5 57 (10.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (8.86%) Windows XP
7 42 (7.75%) Windows 8
8 40 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (5.35%) Windows Vista
10 21 (3.87%) CentOS
11 16 (2.95%) Android
12 15 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.21%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.03%) Debian
14 11 (2.03%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.66%) UNIX
16 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.74%) Solaris
18 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.37%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.56%) ITIL
2 24 (4.43%) Incident Management
3 22 (4.06%) Service Management
4 17 (3.14%) Service Delivery
5 15 (2.77%) Network Architecture
5 15 (2.77%) Mentoring
6 14 (2.58%) Change Management
7 12 (2.21%) Configuration Management
7 12 (2.21%) Time Management
8 11 (2.03%) Problem Management
8 11 (2.03%) Project Management
9 10 (1.85%) CRM
9 10 (1.85%) ITIL V3
9 10 (1.85%) Change Control
10 9 (1.66%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (1.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (1.48%) ITSM
11 8 (1.48%) Information Security
11 8 (1.48%) Asset Management
11 8 (1.48%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.44%) SQL
2 11 (2.03%) C
3 8 (1.48%) Python
4 7 (1.29%) C#
4 7 (1.29%) PHP
4 7 (1.29%) VB
5 6 (1.11%) Java
6 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (12.92%) MCP
3 55 (10.15%) MCSE
4 45 (8.30%) Degree
5 41 (7.56%) MCITP
6 29 (5.35%) MCSA
6 29 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (4.80%) CCNA
7 26 (4.80%) CCA
7 26 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
8 25 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.77%) A+ Certification
10 12 (2.21%) MCTS
11 11 (2.03%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.66%) MCDST
13 8 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (12.18%) SLA
2 15 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.11%) HL7
3 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.74%) DICOM
5 3 (0.55%) BS7799
5 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 217 (40.04%) Active Directory
2 122 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.98%) vSphere
5 22 (4.06%) XenApp
6 15 (2.77%) VMware Server
7 12 (2.21%) IMail Server
8 11 (2.03%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.66%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
14 1 (0.18%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 22 (4.06%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.77%) SCCM
3 11 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.74%) WSUS
5 4 (0.74%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.55%) SCOM
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.55%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) DameWare
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 258 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 164 (30.26%) VMware
3 96 (17.71%) Citrix
4 73 (13.47%) Cisco
5 24 (4.43%) Apple
6 22 (4.06%) HP
7 21 (3.87%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.14%) Symantec
9 16 (2.95%) Dell
9 16 (2.95%) IBM
10 14 (2.58%) Avaya
10 14 (2.58%) Lotus
10 14 (2.58%) McAfee
11 11 (2.03%) Sophos
12 9 (1.66%) Mitel
12 9 (1.66%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.48%) Juniper
13 8 (1.48%) i2
13 8 (1.48%) SAP
14 6 (1.11%) LANDesk
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £22000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, flexi time
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sussex
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
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Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
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Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum generous independent school benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary depending on skills and experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + 21 days holidays
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Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + 21 days holidays
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Kent
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £26k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £14,000 to £20,000 per annum
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East Sussex
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
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Salary: £33000 Per Annum plus benefits
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