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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 215 218 281
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 268 249 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.21% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 243 210 165
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £40,000 £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
20911 20607 22412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.40% 94.85% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16811 16577 19543
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Hampshire -13 69 £26,000 -25.71% 9
Berkshire +16 59 £24,500 -2.00% 11
Surrey -18 39 £26,000 +13.04% 7
East Sussex +20 38 £25,000 -1.96% 3
Oxfordshire +18 32 £26,750 +13.82% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £23,000 +2.22% 1
West Sussex +9 8 £23,250 -
Kent -18 6 £21,750 -20.90%
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 445 (76.86%) Windows
2 274 (47.32%) Microsoft
3 258 (44.56%) Active Directory
4 202 (34.89%) MS Excel
5 182 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 175 (30.22%) MS Office
7 160 (27.63%) VMware
8 154 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 145 (25.04%) MS Exchange
10 126 (21.76%) Firewall
11 121 (20.90%) ITIL
12 120 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 115 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 97 (16.75%) TCP/IP
15 88 (15.20%) Windows XP
15 88 (15.20%) Citrix
16 84 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 80 (13.82%) MCSE
18 70 (12.09%) DNS
19 68 (11.74%) SQL
20 66 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
21 64 (11.05%) WAN
21 64 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
21 64 (11.05%) Windows 8
22 61 (10.54%) Cisco
23 55 (9.50%) MCP
23 55 (9.50%) DHCP
23 55 (9.50%) Degree
24 54 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
25 53 (9.15%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 145 (25.04%) MS Exchange
2 64 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (3.63%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.28%) Lync
7 18 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.73%) IIS
10 4 (0.69%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.69%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.52%) Apache
12 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) WordPress
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.17%) Moodle
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 202 (34.89%) MS Excel
2 175 (30.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.35%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.17%) Line 500
3 1 (0.17%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.94%) Office 365
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (21.76%) Firewall
2 97 (16.75%) TCP/IP
3 70 (12.09%) DNS
4 64 (11.05%) WAN
5 55 (9.50%) DHCP
6 53 (9.15%) LAN
7 48 (8.29%) VPN
8 38 (6.56%) SAN
9 34 (5.87%) Wireless
10 33 (5.70%) Internet
11 24 (4.15%) VoIP
11 24 (4.15%) VLAN
12 19 (3.28%) SMTP
13 18 (3.11%) IP Telephony
14 12 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.90%) ADSL
16 9 (1.55%) iSCSI
17 8 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (1.38%) NAS
18 7 (1.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.04%) MySQL
5 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.35%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.17%) MS Access
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 39 (6.74%) Finance
2 18 (3.11%) Front Office
3 16 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.55%) Retail
5 8 (1.38%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.21%) German Language
7 6 (1.04%) Marketing
8 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.69%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.52%) French Language
10 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.73%) HTML
2 6 (1.04%) XML
2 6 (1.04%) CSS
3 4 (0.69%) JSP
4 3 (0.52%) JSON
4 3 (0.52%) COM
4 3 (0.52%) Web Services
5 2 (0.35%) .NET
5 2 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.53%) Fat Client
1 32 (5.53%) Thin Client
2 31 (5.35%) Management Information System
2 31 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.15%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.11%) EPoS
5 7 (1.21%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.04%) iPhone
7 4 (0.69%) iPad
7 4 (0.69%) User Experience
8 3 (0.52%) PDA
8 3 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.35%) VLE
9 2 (0.35%) PKI
10 1 (0.17%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.17%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.17%) CCTV
10 1 (0.17%) Statistics
10 1 (0.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 445 (76.86%) Windows
2 182 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 154 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (15.20%) Windows XP
5 84 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 66 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (11.05%) Windows 8
8 48 (8.29%) Windows Vista
9 47 (8.12%) Linux
10 19 (3.28%) Android
11 16 (2.76%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.90%) CentOS
12 11 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.73%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.38%) Debian
15 7 (1.21%) SUSE
16 6 (1.04%) UNIX
17 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.90%) ITIL
2 30 (5.18%) Service Management
3 22 (3.80%) CRM
4 19 (3.28%) Time Management
5 17 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (2.59%) Service Delivery
7 14 (2.42%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.25%) Problem Management
9 12 (2.07%) Asset Management
10 11 (1.90%) Project Management
10 11 (1.90%) Change Management
11 10 (1.73%) Mentoring
12 9 (1.55%) Data Protection
12 9 (1.55%) Change Control
12 9 (1.55%) Network Architecture
12 9 (1.55%) ITSM
13 8 (1.38%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (1.38%) Security Management
13 8 (1.38%) ERP
13 8 (1.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.74%) SQL
2 11 (1.90%) C
3 10 (1.73%) Java
4 6 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.69%) Python
5 4 (0.69%) PHP
5 4 (0.69%) VB
6 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.35%) VBScript
8 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.17%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.17%) VBA
8 1 (0.17%) RPG
8 1 (0.17%) Perl
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 120 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (13.82%) MCSE
3 55 (9.50%) MCP
3 55 (9.50%) Degree
4 48 (8.29%) MCITP
5 37 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (5.35%) CCNA
6 31 (5.35%) MCSA
7 30 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (4.84%) CCA
8 28 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (3.11%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.11%) MCTS
10 13 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.73%) A+ Certification
11 10 (1.73%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.21%) MCT
14 5 (0.86%) MCDST
14 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.29%) SLA
2 12 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.69%) BS7799
4 4 (0.69%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 258 (44.56%) Active Directory
2 115 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.80%) XenApp
5 17 (2.94%) IMail Server
6 16 (2.76%) vSphere
7 14 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.07%) VMware Server
8 12 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.86%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.17%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (4.49%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.73%) SCCM
4 8 (1.38%) WSUS
5 4 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.69%) SCOM
6 2 (0.35%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.17%) DameWare
Vendors
1 274 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 160 (27.63%) VMware
3 88 (15.20%) Citrix
4 61 (10.54%) Cisco
5 29 (5.01%) HP
6 23 (3.97%) Symantec
6 23 (3.97%) Apple
7 17 (2.94%) McAfee
8 16 (2.76%) Dell
9 14 (2.42%) SonicWALL
10 13 (2.25%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.07%) Avaya
12 10 (1.73%) LANDesk
13 9 (1.55%) Mitel
14 7 (1.21%) Oracle
14 7 (1.21%) Juniper
15 6 (1.04%) Cognos
16 5 (0.86%) WatchGuard
16 5 (0.86%) Veeam
16 5 (0.86%) AppDynamics
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