The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 195 222 243
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 311 246 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 258 220 206
Average salary £24,750 £24,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21332 20818 22073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.99% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17016 17146 18867
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +35 67 £25,000 - 9
Hampshire -25 66 £23,750 +1.06% 8
Surrey -6 46 £25,000 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 43 £22,500 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +19 33 £21,250 -11.45% 4
Kent +5 29 £24,750 -4.80% 3
West Sussex -6 16 £21,500 -14.00% 6
East Sussex -21 13 £22,500 - 2
Sussex +8 1 - -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 449 (75.84%) Windows
2 287 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 282 (47.64%) Microsoft
4 216 (36.49%) MS Excel
5 208 (35.14%) MS Exchange
6 194 (32.77%) MS Office
7 187 (31.59%) Windows 7
8 164 (27.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 123 (20.78%) VMware
10 120 (20.27%) ITIL
11 115 (19.43%) Windows XP
12 93 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 91 (15.37%) Firewall
14 84 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 84 (14.19%) SQL
15 82 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
16 80 (13.51%) TCP/IP
17 76 (12.84%) DNS
17 76 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (12.33%) SLA
19 71 (11.99%) VPN
20 69 (11.66%) Windows 8
21 68 (11.49%) Cisco
22 65 (10.98%) DHCP
22 65 (10.98%) SQL Server
22 65 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (9.80%) Degree
24 56 (9.46%) Citrix
25 55 (9.29%) MCSE
26 53 (8.95%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 208 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 82 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (5.91%) SharePoint
4 34 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (3.89%) Lync
7 18 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.03%) IIS
9 10 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.35%) NetWeaver
11 6 (1.01%) GroupWise
12 4 (0.68%) WordPress
12 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.68%) Apache
13 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.51%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 216 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 194 (32.77%) MS Office
3 12 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.36%) Office 365
2 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (15.37%) Firewall
2 80 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 76 (12.84%) DNS
4 71 (11.99%) VPN
5 65 (10.98%) DHCP
6 44 (7.43%) Wireless
7 38 (6.42%) LAN
7 38 (6.42%) WAN
8 36 (6.08%) SAN
9 29 (4.90%) Internet
10 20 (3.38%) VoIP
11 16 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.03%) VLAN
13 8 (1.35%) IP Telephony
13 8 (1.35%) SSL
13 8 (1.35%) Intranet
13 8 (1.35%) ADSL
14 6 (1.01%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.01%) NetScreen
15 5 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.35%) MaxDB
3 8 (1.35%) DB2
4 5 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (0.84%) MySQL
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.68%) MS Access
6 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (5.41%) Finance
2 20 (3.38%) Retail
3 15 (2.53%) Back Office
4 13 (2.20%) Advertising
5 12 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.69%) German Language
7 7 (1.18%) Law
7 7 (1.18%) French Language
8 5 (0.84%) Marketing
8 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
8 5 (0.84%) Russian Language
8 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.68%) Swedish Language
9 4 (0.68%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.51%) Front Office
10 3 (0.51%) Local Government
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.86%) HTML
2 8 (1.35%) COM
2 8 (1.35%) SAP Basis
3 5 (0.84%) .NET
4 4 (0.68%) JSP
5 3 (0.51%) LAMP
5 3 (0.51%) XML
5 3 (0.51%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) RSS
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) ODBC
7 1 (0.17%) Web Services
7 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.24%) Blackberry
2 15 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.36%) EPoS
4 13 (2.20%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.20%) Fat Client
5 10 (1.69%) PDA
6 9 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.18%) iPhone
8 6 (1.01%) Clustering
9 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.68%) FMCG
10 4 (0.68%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.51%) NHS
11 3 (0.51%) Firmware
11 3 (0.51%) Kindle
11 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.34%) Statistics
12 2 (0.34%) Open Source
12 2 (0.34%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 449 (75.84%) Windows
2 187 (31.59%) Windows 7
3 164 (27.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (19.43%) Windows XP
5 84 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (11.66%) Windows 8
7 65 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (8.95%) Linux
9 23 (3.89%) Windows Vista
10 18 (3.04%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.03%) Android
12 10 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.18%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.84%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.51%) AIX
16 3 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (20.27%) ITIL
2 24 (4.05%) Incident Management
2 24 (4.05%) Service Management
3 20 (3.38%) CRM
4 17 (2.87%) ERP
5 15 (2.53%) Project Management
5 15 (2.53%) Service Delivery
5 15 (2.53%) Time Management
6 14 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (2.36%) Asset Management
7 12 (2.03%) Problem Management
7 12 (2.03%) Network Management
8 8 (1.35%) Logistics
8 8 (1.35%) Change Control
8 8 (1.35%) Information Security
9 7 (1.18%) Change Management
9 7 (1.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (1.18%) Web Development
10 6 (1.01%) Security Management
10 6 (1.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (14.19%) SQL
2 18 (3.04%) Java
3 11 (1.86%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.35%) C
4 8 (1.35%) VB
4 8 (1.35%) ABAP
5 7 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.18%) PHP
6 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.51%) Python
7 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.51%) VBScript
7 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.51%) Ruby
8 2 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.17%) RPG
9 1 (0.17%) Perl
9 1 (0.17%) C#
9 1 (0.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 93 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (9.80%) Degree
3 55 (9.29%) MCSE
4 39 (6.59%) MCP
5 32 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 31 (5.24%) MCSA
6 31 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (5.07%) MCITP
8 26 (4.39%) CCNA
9 21 (3.55%) SC Cleared
10 19 (3.21%) MCTS
11 15 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.18%) MCDST
14 6 (1.01%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.84%) CCA
15 5 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.68%) ACSP
16 4 (0.68%) GNVQ
16 4 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.33%) SLA
2 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) QA
5 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) BS7799
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 287 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 76 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (8.78%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.20%) vSphere
6 7 (1.18%) XenApp
7 6 (1.01%) UAG
8 5 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.51%) IMail Server
11 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.89%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.53%) SCCM
3 8 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.84%) DameWare
4 5 (0.84%) SCOM
5 3 (0.51%) ZENworks
5 3 (0.51%) WSUS
6 2 (0.34%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 282 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 123 (20.78%) VMware
3 68 (11.49%) Cisco
4 56 (9.46%) Citrix
5 40 (6.76%) Symantec
6 35 (5.91%) HP
7 30 (5.07%) Apple
8 23 (3.89%) Dell
9 19 (3.21%) Juniper
10 15 (2.53%) Oracle
11 13 (2.20%) Veeam
12 12 (2.03%) SAP
13 10 (1.69%) Remedy
13 10 (1.69%) EMC
14 9 (1.52%) Novell
14 9 (1.52%) Meru Networks
15 8 (1.35%) SonicWALL
16 7 (1.18%) WatchGuard
17 6 (1.01%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.01%) McAfee
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35K-£45K plus benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Good Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago