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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 188 218 247
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 313 273 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.17% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.23% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 278 238 202
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
20363 22203 21325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 94.80% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16368 17762 17621
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 £65,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +24 70 £27,500 +5.76% 10
Hampshire -18 59 £22,500 - 13
Surrey +5 48 £25,250 +5.20% 5
Oxfordshire +3 35 £22,000 -3.82% 5
East Sussex +2 27 £26,500 -5.35% 4
Kent +31 26 £22,500 -4.25%
West Sussex +12 26 £28,250 +22.82% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 22 £21,250 -5.55% 2
Middlesex - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 393 (69.93%) Windows
2 274 (48.75%) Microsoft
3 211 (37.54%) Active Directory
4 195 (34.70%) MS Excel
5 171 (30.43%) VMware
6 151 (26.87%) MS Office
7 134 (23.84%) Windows 7
8 132 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 125 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 118 (21.00%) MS Exchange
11 109 (19.40%) ITIL
12 107 (19.04%) Firewall
13 106 (18.86%) Citrix
14 92 (16.37%) TCP/IP
15 81 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 77 (13.70%) Cisco
17 74 (13.17%) SLA
18 73 (12.99%) Linux
19 70 (12.46%) MCP
20 64 (11.39%) SQL
20 64 (11.39%) Degree
21 59 (10.50%) SQL Server
22 55 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
23 52 (9.25%) MCSE
24 51 (9.07%) Hyper-V
25 50 (8.90%) DNS
26 47 (8.36%) Finance
26 47 (8.36%) LAN
27 46 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
28 45 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 118 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.12%) SharePoint
4 38 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (3.74%) Lync
7 16 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.67%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (2.31%) IBM Notes
10 12 (2.14%) Apache
10 12 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.42%) IIS
12 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.53%) Quickr
14 3 (0.53%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.36%) CMS
15 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.36%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 195 (34.70%) MS Excel
2 151 (26.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.36%) GoldMine
1 2 (0.36%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (0.18%) Line 500
2 1 (0.18%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.74%) Office 365
2 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (19.04%) Firewall
2 92 (16.37%) TCP/IP
3 50 (8.90%) DNS
4 47 (8.36%) LAN
5 45 (8.01%) WAN
6 43 (7.65%) DHCP
7 33 (5.87%) Internet
8 32 (5.69%) SAN
9 23 (4.09%) Wireless
10 17 (3.02%) VLAN
10 17 (3.02%) SMTP
11 15 (2.67%) VPN
11 15 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (1.96%) VoIP
13 9 (1.60%) IP Telephony
13 9 (1.60%) NAS
14 8 (1.42%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.42%) Telnet
15 6 (1.07%) Intranet
15 6 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.89%) MySQL
5 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.18%) QlikView
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Visual Studio
1 7 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.71%) MSI
3 3 (0.53%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.53%) Subversion
3 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.36%) Redmine
4 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 47 (8.36%) Finance
2 17 (3.02%) German Language
3 16 (2.85%) Front Office
4 14 (2.49%) Retail
5 12 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.42%) Legal
6 8 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.42%) French Language
7 7 (1.25%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.25%) Marketing
7 7 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.71%) Banking
8 4 (0.71%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
9 3 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.96%) .NET
2 8 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.07%) Web Services
5 5 (0.89%) LAMP
5 5 (0.89%) HTML
6 2 (0.36%) HTML5
6 2 (0.36%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) EDI
7 1 (0.18%) JSP
7 1 (0.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.18%) JSON
7 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.87%) Thin Client
1 33 (5.87%) Fat Client
2 25 (4.45%) Blackberry
3 24 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.85%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.60%) EPoS
8 7 (1.25%) Statistics
9 6 (1.07%) User Experience
9 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.71%) PACS
11 3 (0.53%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.53%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.53%) iPad
11 3 (0.53%) FMCG
11 3 (0.53%) iPhone
11 3 (0.53%) Open Source
11 3 (0.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 393 (69.93%) Windows
2 134 (23.84%) Windows 7
3 132 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (12.99%) Linux
5 55 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (7.30%) Windows XP
8 40 (7.12%) Windows 8
9 27 (4.80%) Windows Vista
10 26 (4.63%) CentOS
11 22 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.85%) Debian
12 16 (2.85%) Ubuntu
13 15 (2.67%) Apple iOS
14 13 (2.31%) Android
15 9 (1.60%) UNIX
16 4 (0.71%) Solaris
17 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.36%) OS/400
18 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.40%) ITIL
2 24 (4.27%) Incident Management
3 20 (3.56%) Service Management
4 17 (3.02%) Configuration Management
4 17 (3.02%) Mentoring
5 15 (2.67%) Network Architecture
5 15 (2.67%) Change Management
6 14 (2.49%) Service Delivery
6 14 (2.49%) Time Management
7 11 (1.96%) ITIL V3
7 11 (1.96%) Change Control
7 11 (1.96%) Information Security
8 9 (1.60%) CRM
8 9 (1.60%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.42%) Line Management
9 8 (1.42%) Project Management
10 7 (1.25%) OOD
10 7 (1.25%) E-Commerce
10 7 (1.25%) PRINCE2
10 7 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.39%) SQL
2 9 (1.60%) C
3 8 (1.42%) VB
3 8 (1.42%) Python
4 7 (1.25%) C#
5 6 (1.07%) Java
6 4 (0.71%) PHP
7 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (12.46%) MCP
3 64 (11.39%) Degree
4 52 (9.25%) MCSE
5 39 (6.94%) MCITP
6 29 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (4.63%) CCA
8 26 (4.63%) CCNA
8 26 (4.63%) MCSA
8 26 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (3.02%) A+ Certification
10 15 (2.67%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.78%) MCTS
12 9 (1.60%) MCDST
13 8 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.25%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.17%) SLA
2 14 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.07%) HL7
4 4 (0.71%) DICOM
4 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 211 (37.54%) Active Directory
2 125 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (9.07%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.69%) vSphere
5 22 (3.91%) XenApp
6 16 (2.85%) IMail Server
7 15 (2.67%) VMware Server
8 11 (1.96%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.07%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.53%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.36%) 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 19 (3.38%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.31%) SCCM
3 8 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.71%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.53%) WSUS
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.53%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.53%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) DameWare
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 274 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 171 (30.43%) VMware
3 106 (18.86%) Citrix
4 77 (13.70%) Cisco
5 28 (4.98%) Red Hat
6 26 (4.63%) HP
7 23 (4.09%) Apple
8 18 (3.20%) Symantec
9 17 (3.02%) Dell
10 15 (2.67%) IBM
11 13 (2.31%) Lotus
12 11 (1.96%) Sophos
12 11 (1.96%) Avaya
13 10 (1.78%) McAfee
14 9 (1.60%) Juniper
15 8 (1.42%) i2
15 8 (1.42%) MobileIron
16 7 (1.25%) Veeam
16 7 (1.25%) Mitel
17 6 (1.07%) Oracle
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum 27 days + Bank Hols, Medical,Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Pension + 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
The Car Finance Company
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago