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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 167 159 163
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 328 406 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 1.95% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.01% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 291 362 367
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,514 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -1.94%
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
17047 20159 21279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14291 16888 16639
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -1 83 £28,500 +5.55% 6
Hampshire +21 77 £26,500 +15.21% 15
Berkshire -21 44 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +29 38 £24,000 -4.47% 4
West Sussex +19 24 £55,000 +139.13% 9
Kent -1 21 £27,500 +3.77% 1
East Sussex +18 18 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Oxfordshire -40 17 £25,000 +2.04% 7
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Middlesex +16 1 £22,000 -37.14%
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 484 (68.85%) Windows
2 363 (51.64%) Active Directory
3 318 (45.23%) Microsoft
4 240 (34.14%) Windows Server
5 194 (27.60%) Windows 7
6 192 (27.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 188 (26.74%) MS Office
8 179 (25.46%) MS Excel
9 172 (24.47%) VMware
10 169 (24.04%) MS Exchange
11 160 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 144 (20.48%) Office 365
12 144 (20.48%) ITIL
13 109 (15.50%) Hyper-V
14 108 (15.36%) Windows 8
15 101 (14.37%) SQL
16 94 (13.37%) Linux
17 93 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
18 89 (12.66%) Citrix
18 89 (12.66%) Windows 10
19 86 (12.23%) Cisco
20 84 (11.95%) Firewall
21 74 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
22 73 (10.38%) LAN
23 72 (10.24%) TCP/IP
24 66 (9.39%) DNS
25 61 (8.68%) DHCP
25 61 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
26 58 (8.25%) SCCM
27 55 (7.82%) WAN

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 (24.04%) MS Exchange
2 74 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.70%) IIS
7 13 (1.85%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.43%) nginx
11 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Foundation
12 2 (0.28%) Confluence
12 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 188 (26.74%) MS Office
2 179 (25.46%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.28%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Line 50
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 144 (20.48%) Office 365
2 39 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.56%) SaaS
5 10 (1.42%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.57%) Dropbox
6 4 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) IaaS
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (11.95%) Firewall
2 73 (10.38%) LAN
3 72 (10.24%) TCP/IP
4 66 (9.39%) DNS
5 61 (8.68%) DHCP
6 55 (7.82%) WAN
7 46 (6.54%) SAN
8 31 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (4.27%) IP Telephony
9 30 (4.27%) VPN
10 26 (3.70%) VoIP
11 22 (3.13%) Internet
12 19 (2.70%) VLAN
13 15 (2.13%) Skype
14 13 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
15 12 (1.71%) Wireless
16 7 (1.00%) Broadband
16 7 (1.00%) IPsec
16 7 (1.00%) LDAP
16 7 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.42%) MySQL
4 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.85%) Big Data
5 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.43%) MS Access
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 30 (4.27%) Finance
2 19 (2.70%) Marketing
3 16 (2.28%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.28%) Retail
3 16 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (1.28%) Banking
6 8 (1.14%) Legal
7 7 (1.00%) Publishing
8 6 (0.85%) Advertising
9 5 (0.71%) Automotive
10 4 (0.57%) Electronics
10 4 (0.57%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.43%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.13%) HTML
2 20 (2.84%) .NET
2 20 (2.84%) CSS
3 15 (2.13%) Web Services
4 12 (1.71%) JSP
5 8 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.14%) XML
6 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (0.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.43%) LINQ
6 3 (0.43%) WCF
6 3 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (0.28%) COM
7 2 (0.28%) XSLT
8 1 (0.14%) EDI
8 1 (0.14%) HTML5
8 1 (0.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.83%) Data Centre
1 41 (5.83%) Driving Licence
2 26 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.41%) Clustering
4 20 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.13%) iPhone
7 14 (1.99%) iPad
7 14 (1.99%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.56%) EPoS
10 10 (1.42%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.28%) PMI
12 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.71%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.57%) FMCG
14 3 (0.43%) EMV
14 3 (0.43%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 484 (68.85%) Windows
2 240 (34.14%) Windows Server
3 194 (27.60%) Windows 7
4 192 (27.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 108 (15.36%) Windows 8
7 94 (13.37%) Linux
8 89 (12.66%) Windows 10
9 42 (5.97%) Windows XP
10 36 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (3.56%) Unix
12 23 (3.27%) Apple iOS
13 20 (2.84%) CentOS
14 16 (2.28%) Android
14 16 (2.28%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.56%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.14%) Solaris
17 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.71%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.48%) ITIL
2 38 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
3 35 (4.98%) Service Delivery
4 24 (3.41%) Incident Management
5 21 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (2.84%) CRM
6 20 (2.84%) ITIL V3
6 20 (2.84%) Service Management
7 17 (2.42%) ITSM
8 14 (1.99%) Line Management
8 14 (1.99%) Mentoring
8 14 (1.99%) PRINCE2
8 14 (1.99%) Problem Management
9 13 (1.85%) ERP
10 12 (1.71%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (1.56%) Data Management
12 9 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (1.28%) Migration
13 8 (1.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.37%) SQL
2 47 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 25 (3.56%) Java
4 21 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.99%) VBScript
5 16 (2.28%) C#
6 10 (1.42%) Python
7 9 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.85%) VB
10 3 (0.43%) C
10 3 (0.43%) C++
10 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.43%) VBA
11 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge ABL
11 2 (0.28%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (0.28%) RPG
11 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (5.69%) Degree
3 33 (4.69%) MCSE
4 30 (4.27%) MCP
5 26 (3.70%) MCSA
6 22 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (2.84%) Security Cleared
8 19 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.56%) CCNA
10 17 (2.42%) MCITP
11 11 (1.56%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.42%) MCTS
13 9 (1.28%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.00%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.85%) MOS
15 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 2 (0.28%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.41%) SLA
2 6 (0.85%) QA
3 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 363 (51.64%) Active Directory
2 109 (15.50%) Hyper-V
3 93 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (4.55%) vSphere
5 23 (3.27%) XenApp
6 21 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.13%) Firmware
8 13 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.14%) Terminal Server
10 8 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.14%) Docker
14 1 (0.14%) LXC
14 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 58 (8.25%) SCCM
2 19 (2.70%) WSUS
3 16 (2.28%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.14%) SCOM
5 7 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.57%) DameWare
6 4 (0.57%) SCSM
6 4 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 2 (0.28%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 318 (45.23%) Microsoft
2 172 (24.47%) VMware
3 89 (12.66%) Citrix
4 86 (12.23%) Cisco
5 35 (4.98%) HP
6 29 (4.13%) Apple
6 29 (4.13%) Oracle
7 28 (3.98%) Google
8 25 (3.56%) Dell
9 18 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.71%) Symantec
11 10 (1.42%) IBM
11 10 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.42%) SAP
12 8 (1.14%) Avaya
13 7 (1.00%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.00%) Sophos
14 6 (0.85%) Intel Security
14 6 (0.85%) Veeam
15 4 (0.57%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £21500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + discounts, free lunch etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £27,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Car + Bonus + Flex Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £ 40 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits including Pension, Bonus and Privat
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Vifor Pharma
Salary: Base salary, bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago