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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 159 175 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 402 353 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.09% 1.69% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.74% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 356 304 294
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Surrey +63 111 £27,500 +5.76% 7
Berkshire -30 64 £31,000 +13.76% 13
Hampshire 0 63 £27,500 +23.59% 13
Oxfordshire +1 45 £23,000 -16.36% 7
Kent +27 43 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 34 £22,500 -2.17% 4
West Sussex +6 26 £25,500 +34.21% 7
Middlesex +20 9 £24,000 -40.74%
East Sussex +3 8 £18,000 -25.00% 4
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 702 (78.61%) Windows
2 518 (58.01%) Active Directory
3 437 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 347 (38.86%) Windows Server
5 293 (32.81%) MS Exchange
6 292 (32.70%) MS Excel
7 255 (28.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 249 (27.88%) MS Office
9 220 (24.64%) Windows 7
10 215 (24.08%) VMware
11 196 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 164 (18.37%) Windows 8
13 153 (17.13%) Firewall
14 142 (15.90%) Office 365
15 139 (15.57%) Windows XP
16 136 (15.23%) TCP/IP
16 136 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 128 (14.33%) Citrix
18 119 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 116 (12.99%) ITIL
20 114 (12.77%) Linux
21 112 (12.54%) SQL
21 112 (12.54%) Hyper-V
22 110 (12.32%) SLA
23 105 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
24 98 (10.97%) DNS
24 98 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
25 97 (10.86%) SQL Server
26 95 (10.64%) Cisco
27 83 (9.29%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 293 (32.81%) MS Exchange
2 136 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 56 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (3.02%) IIS
7 22 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
8 19 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (1.68%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.12%) Apache
12 6 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.22%) CMS
15 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.11%) Confluence
16 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 292 (32.70%) MS Excel
2 249 (27.88%) MS Office
3 12 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.34%) assyst
3 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (15.90%) Office 365
2 26 (2.91%) Google Apps
3 22 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.79%) SaaS
5 7 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.67%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.34%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 153 (17.13%) Firewall
2 136 (15.23%) TCP/IP
3 98 (10.97%) DNS
4 83 (9.29%) DHCP
5 76 (8.51%) LAN
6 72 (8.06%) VPN
7 70 (7.84%) WAN
8 62 (6.94%) SAN
9 51 (5.71%) VoIP
10 40 (4.48%) Wireless
11 25 (2.80%) Internet
12 19 (2.13%) VLAN
13 17 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.34%) IP Telephony
14 12 (1.34%) Network Security
15 11 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (1.12%) Intranet
17 9 (1.01%) IPsec
18 8 (0.90%) ADSL
18 8 (0.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.46%) MySQL
4 12 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.34%) Informix
8 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.22%) GIS
8 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (0.67%) Mercurial
2 5 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) GCC
3 1 (0.11%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (5.15%) Finance
2 43 (4.82%) Retail
3 19 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.34%) Legal
5 11 (1.23%) German Language
6 8 (0.90%) Advertising
6 8 (0.90%) Electronics
6 8 (0.90%) Games
6 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.67%) Marketing
8 3 (0.34%) Banking
8 3 (0.34%) French Language
8 3 (0.34%) Korean Language
8 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.22%) Back Office
9 2 (0.22%) Billing
9 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.22%) Law
9 2 (0.22%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.13%) HTML
2 17 (1.90%) CSS
3 10 (1.12%) .NET
4 4 (0.45%) XML
5 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.34%) COM
5 3 (0.34%) EDI
5 3 (0.34%) J2EE
6 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.22%) LAMP
6 2 (0.22%) Web Services
6 2 (0.22%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.11%) jQuery
7 1 (0.11%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.59%) Driving Licence
3 39 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 36 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.36%) EPoS
6 27 (3.02%) Blackberry
7 17 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.79%) User Experience
9 14 (1.57%) iPhone
10 13 (1.46%) iPad
11 12 (1.34%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.23%) Clustering
13 10 (1.12%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.90%) Replication
15 5 (0.56%) Data Integration
16 4 (0.45%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Licensing
17 3 (0.34%) Chip and PIN
17 3 (0.34%) Handset
17 3 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 702 (78.61%) Windows
2 347 (38.86%) Windows Server
3 255 (28.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 220 (24.64%) Windows 7
5 196 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 164 (18.37%) Windows 8
7 139 (15.57%) Windows XP
8 114 (12.77%) Linux
9 98 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (5.15%) Windows 10
11 29 (3.25%) Unix
12 25 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 22 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (2.35%) Windows Vista
15 19 (2.13%) CentOS
16 18 (2.02%) Apple iOS
17 16 (1.79%) Android
17 16 (1.79%) Debian
17 16 (1.79%) Mac OS X
17 16 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (12.99%) ITIL
2 53 (5.94%) Service Management
3 50 (5.60%) Mentoring
4 32 (3.58%) CRM
5 29 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (3.25%) ITSM
6 28 (3.14%) Service Delivery
7 25 (2.80%) Project Management
8 23 (2.58%) Incident Management
9 21 (2.35%) Problem Management
10 17 (1.90%) Line Management
11 16 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (1.68%) ERP
13 14 (1.57%) Change Control
13 14 (1.57%) Change Management
13 14 (1.57%) Web Filtering
14 12 (1.34%) Coaching
14 12 (1.34%) Email Filtering
15 10 (1.12%) ITIL V3
15 10 (1.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (12.54%) SQL
2 34 (3.81%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (1.57%) C#
5 13 (1.46%) Java
6 10 (1.12%) VB
7 9 (1.01%) Perl
7 9 (1.01%) VBScript
8 4 (0.45%) Python
8 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.34%) C
9 3 (0.34%) C++
9 3 (0.34%) PHP
10 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (6.38%) Degree
3 48 (5.38%) MCSE
4 41 (4.59%) MCP
5 38 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (3.92%) MCITP
7 33 (3.70%) CCNA
8 29 (3.25%) MCSA
9 15 (1.68%) A+ Certification
9 15 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.01%) MCTS
12 8 (0.90%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.67%) CCENT
13 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.56%) CCNP
14 5 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.45%) MCDST
16 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (12.32%) SLA
2 15 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.56%) COBIT
5 4 (0.45%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 518 (58.01%) Active Directory
2 119 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.58%) XenApp
5 29 (3.25%) vSphere
6 18 (2.02%) Terminal Server
7 16 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.12%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.90%) XenServer
12 5 (0.56%) vCloud
13 4 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.45%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.11%) KVM
14 1 (0.11%) NFS
14 1 (0.11%) Samba
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (6.72%) SCCM
2 19 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.57%) SCOM
4 12 (1.34%) WSUS
5 11 (1.23%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.45%) cPanel
8 4 (0.45%) Plesk
9 3 (0.34%) Nagios
9 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.22%) SCSM
11 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 437 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 215 (24.08%) VMware
3 128 (14.33%) Citrix
4 95 (10.64%) Cisco
5 37 (4.14%) HP
6 35 (3.92%) Google
7 30 (3.36%) Avaya
8 26 (2.91%) Dell
9 23 (2.58%) Symantec
10 22 (2.46%) Apple
11 20 (2.24%) Oracle
11 20 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.79%) IBM
13 14 (1.57%) Sophos
14 13 (1.46%) SAP
15 11 (1.23%) Adobe
16 10 (1.12%) NetApp
16 10 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.01%) SonicWALL
18 8 (0.90%) SolarWinds
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport Pagnell
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
ServerHouse Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on capability
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Consult Hyperion
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 27,000 - 29,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Advanced Energy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago