The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 135 140 165
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 381 497 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 2.31% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.38% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 349 457 343
Median salary £26,500 £23,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,850 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
16030 20889 21218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.05% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13356 17631 16914
Median salary £43,625 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.28% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -24 91 £24,750 -1.00% 7
Hampshire -11 75 £27,500 +17.02% 18
Berkshire +39 68 £27,750 +11.00% 5
Oxfordshire 0 43 £27,546 +17.21% 1
West Sussex +26 39 £25,000 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire +20 29 £25,000 +11.11% 8
Kent 0 25 £26,000 +13.04%
East Sussex +16 8 £22,737 +26.31%
Sussex - 2 £23,500 -
Middlesex +1 1 £27,500 -27.63%
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 504 (69.52%) Windows
2 382 (52.69%) Active Directory
3 297 (40.97%) Microsoft
4 256 (35.31%) Windows Server
5 225 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 203 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 179 (24.69%) MS Office
8 175 (24.14%) VMware
9 169 (23.31%) MS Exchange
10 166 (22.90%) MS Excel
11 154 (21.24%) Office 365
12 151 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 131 (18.07%) Windows 10
14 130 (17.93%) ITIL
15 121 (16.69%) Windows 8
16 104 (14.34%) Hyper-V
17 103 (14.21%) SQL
18 99 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 92 (12.69%) Firewall
20 89 (12.28%) Cisco
21 85 (11.72%) LAN
22 75 (10.34%) WAN
23 74 (10.21%) TCP/IP
24 70 (9.66%) Citrix
25 68 (9.38%) Linux
26 64 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
27 63 (8.69%) SQL Server
28 62 (8.55%) SAN
28 62 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
29 57 (7.86%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 169 (23.31%) MS Exchange
2 62 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (2.62%) IIS
7 17 (2.34%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Foundation
12 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.28%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.28%) CMS
13 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) Apache
14 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 179 (24.69%) MS Office
2 166 (22.90%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.41%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 154 (21.24%) Office 365
2 42 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.10%) Dropbox
5 4 (0.55%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.28%) G Suite
7 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 92 (12.69%) Firewall
2 85 (11.72%) LAN
3 75 (10.34%) WAN
4 74 (10.21%) TCP/IP
5 62 (8.55%) SAN
6 57 (7.86%) DNS
7 56 (7.72%) DHCP
8 50 (6.90%) VoIP
9 43 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (4.14%) IP Telephony
11 26 (3.59%) VLAN
12 20 (2.76%) VPN
13 18 (2.48%) Wireless
14 17 (2.34%) Skype
15 14 (1.93%) Cisco IPT
16 9 (1.24%) Internet
17 8 (1.10%) Broadband
17 8 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
18 7 (0.97%) IPsec
18 7 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.10%) MySQL
4 8 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.69%) Big Data
7 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.55%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.41%) MS Access
10 2 (0.28%) GIS
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 40 (5.52%) Finance
2 24 (3.31%) Marketing
3 23 (3.17%) Retail
3 23 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.52%) Games
6 11 (1.52%) Legal
7 8 (1.10%) Banking
8 7 (0.97%) Advertising
9 6 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.69%) Automotive
10 5 (0.69%) Electronics
10 5 (0.69%) Publishing
11 4 (0.55%) German Language
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) French Language
13 2 (0.28%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.31%) HTML
2 22 (3.03%) CSS
2 22 (3.03%) Web Services
3 12 (1.66%) .NET
4 11 (1.52%) JSP
5 6 (0.83%) XML
6 5 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.55%) HTML5
8 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.41%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.41%) LINQ
8 3 (0.41%) WCF
8 3 (0.41%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (0.28%) COM
9 2 (0.28%) CSS3
9 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.28%) Velocity
9 2 (0.28%) XSLT
10 1 (0.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.72%) Driving Licence
4 20 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.21%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.21%) EPoS
6 15 (2.07%) iPad
7 14 (1.93%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.79%) Clustering
9 12 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.38%) iPhone
11 9 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.69%) AS400
13 5 (0.69%) Biotechnology
13 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.69%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.41%) EMV
14 3 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 504 (69.52%) Windows
2 256 (35.31%) Windows Server
3 225 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 203 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (18.07%) Windows 10
7 121 (16.69%) Windows 8
8 68 (9.38%) Linux
9 45 (6.21%) Windows XP
10 41 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (4.55%) Apple iOS
12 21 (2.90%) Mac OS X
13 20 (2.76%) Unix
14 16 (2.21%) Android
15 15 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (1.93%) CentOS
17 9 (1.24%) Ubuntu
18 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (17.93%) ITIL
2 43 (5.93%) Service Management
3 33 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 27 (3.72%) ITSM
5 23 (3.17%) ITIL V3
6 22 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 19 (2.62%) Virtual Environments
8 18 (2.48%) Analytics
8 18 (2.48%) Data Management
8 18 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (2.34%) Line Management
9 17 (2.34%) Mentoring
10 16 (2.21%) CRM
11 13 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (1.66%) Migration
13 10 (1.38%) ERP
13 10 (1.38%) Project Management
14 9 (1.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (1.24%) SIEM
14 9 (1.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (14.21%) SQL
2 41 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 33 (4.55%) Java
4 26 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.52%) Python
5 11 (1.52%) VBScript
6 10 (1.38%) C#
7 8 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.69%) C
9 5 (0.69%) RPG
10 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.41%) C++
11 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.41%) VBA
12 2 (0.28%) PHP
12 2 (0.28%) VB
13 1 (0.14%) Perl
13 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (7.59%) Degree
3 36 (4.97%) MCP
4 35 (4.83%) MCSE
5 29 (4.00%) MCSA
6 25 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.03%) CCNA
8 17 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.21%) MCITP
9 16 (2.21%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.24%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.97%) MCTS
12 6 (0.83%) CISSP
13 5 (0.69%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.55%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.41%) MOS
15 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.24%) SLA
2 7 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.41%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 382 (52.69%) Active Directory
2 104 (14.34%) Hyper-V
3 99 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (4.41%) vSphere
5 18 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.34%) XenApp
7 9 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.10%) Firmware
8 8 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.14%) Docker
13 1 (0.14%) KVM
13 1 (0.14%) LXC
13 1 (0.14%) oVirt
13 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 44 (6.07%) SCCM
2 10 (1.38%) WSUS
3 9 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.97%) SCOM
5 5 (0.69%) DameWare
6 4 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.55%) Grafana
6 4 (0.55%) Graphite
6 4 (0.55%) SCSM
6 4 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.28%) Kibana
8 2 (0.28%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.14%) Bacula
9 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 297 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 175 (24.14%) VMware
3 89 (12.28%) Cisco
4 70 (9.66%) Citrix
5 33 (4.55%) Apple
6 32 (4.41%) Dell
7 30 (4.14%) HP
8 27 (3.72%) Oracle
9 18 (2.48%) Google
10 12 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.52%) SAP
12 10 (1.38%) Sophos
13 9 (1.24%) IBM
13 9 (1.24%) Intel
13 9 (1.24%) Symantec
14 8 (1.10%) CA
15 7 (0.97%) Avaya
15 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.97%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.83%) LogRhythm
Chertsey, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Washington Frank
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £19000 - £21500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport Pagnell
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NTech Consultants Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Alton
Guru Careers
Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum DOE + On Call Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 6 days ago