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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 192 186 224
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 307 326 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.45% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.53% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 282 270 209
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.38%
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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +53 84 £26,000 +1.96% 15
Berkshire +17 67 £24,500 -10.90% 4
Hampshire 0 44 £23,500 -4.08% 5
Oxfordshire +5 41 £25,000 +4.16% 5
Buckinghamshire -29 25 £25,250 -0.98%
West Sussex -23 20 £25,000 +25.00% 4
Kent -22 17 £26,500 +6.00% 7
East Sussex +11 5 £25,000 +11.11%
Middlesex - 5 £28,000 - 1
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 463 (70.90%) Windows
2 338 (51.76%) Active Directory
3 325 (49.77%) Microsoft
4 181 (27.72%) MS Excel
5 179 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 164 (25.11%) MS Exchange
7 163 (24.96%) MS Office
8 162 (24.81%) VMware
9 152 (23.28%) Windows 7
10 121 (18.53%) TCP/IP
11 114 (17.46%) ITIL
12 100 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 99 (15.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 95 (14.55%) Hyper-V
15 93 (14.24%) Windows 8
16 90 (13.78%) Firewall
17 86 (13.17%) Citrix
18 85 (13.02%) SLA
19 81 (12.40%) SQL
20 80 (12.25%) Degree
21 75 (11.49%) DNS
22 73 (11.18%) Linux
22 73 (11.18%) Windows XP
23 72 (11.03%) SQL Server
23 72 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
24 69 (10.57%) Cisco
24 69 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
25 68 (10.41%) Office 365
26 61 (9.34%) DHCP
27 58 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 164 (25.11%) MS Exchange
2 72 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 39 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (2.60%) IIS
9 15 (2.30%) Lync
10 8 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.77%) Apache
14 4 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.46%) CMS
15 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.15%) Site Server
16 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 181 (27.72%) MS Excel
2 163 (24.96%) MS Office
3 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Epicor Vantage
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.15%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.15%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.41%) Office 365
2 6 (0.92%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 121 (18.53%) TCP/IP
2 90 (13.78%) Firewall
3 75 (11.49%) DNS
4 61 (9.34%) DHCP
5 56 (8.58%) LAN
6 53 (8.12%) WAN
7 39 (5.97%) Internet
8 37 (5.67%) SAN
9 26 (3.98%) Wireless
10 25 (3.83%) VoIP
11 21 (3.22%) VPN
12 15 (2.30%) SMTP
12 15 (2.30%) VLAN
13 12 (1.84%) NAS
14 8 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.23%) Intranet
15 7 (1.07%) FTP
16 5 (0.77%) SSL
16 5 (0.77%) WLAN
17 4 (0.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.61%) MySQL
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.61%) QlikView
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Informix
8 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.31%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.31%) Subversion
2 2 (0.31%) Redmine
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.15%) GCC
General
1 44 (6.74%) Finance
2 24 (3.68%) Retail
3 16 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.14%) Front Office
5 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.68%) German Language
6 9 (1.38%) Law
6 9 (1.38%) Marketing
7 6 (0.92%) Automotive
7 6 (0.92%) Advertising
7 6 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 5 (0.77%) French Language
8 5 (0.77%) Local Government
8 5 (0.77%) Legal
8 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.31%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (0.31%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.99%) HTML
2 5 (0.77%) .NET
2 5 (0.77%) CSS
3 3 (0.46%) JSP
4 2 (0.31%) XML
4 2 (0.31%) HTML5
4 2 (0.31%) COM
5 1 (0.15%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.15%) EDI
5 1 (0.15%) LAMP
5 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.90%) Blackberry
2 31 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.76%) Data Centre
3 18 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.45%) Thin Client
4 16 (2.45%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.68%) Statistics
6 11 (1.68%) EPoS
7 9 (1.38%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.92%) iPhone
9 6 (0.92%) User Experience
10 5 (0.77%) iPad
10 5 (0.77%) Life Science
11 4 (0.61%) Clustering
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.46%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 463 (70.90%) Windows
2 179 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (23.28%) Windows 7
4 99 (15.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (14.24%) Windows 8
6 73 (11.18%) Linux
6 73 (11.18%) Windows XP
7 69 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (3.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 23 (3.52%) CentOS
10 17 (2.60%) Ubuntu
10 17 (2.60%) Debian
11 15 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.99%) UNIX
13 12 (1.84%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.68%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.07%) Android
16 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (17.46%) ITIL
2 28 (4.29%) Time Management
3 25 (3.83%) Incident Management
4 23 (3.52%) CRM
5 20 (3.06%) Mentoring
6 18 (2.76%) Line Management
7 17 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (2.30%) Service Delivery
8 15 (2.30%) Configuration Management
8 15 (2.30%) Service Management
9 14 (2.14%) Coaching
10 13 (1.99%) Change Management
10 13 (1.99%) Problem Management
11 12 (1.84%) Network Management
11 12 (1.84%) Change Control
11 12 (1.84%) E-Commerce
11 12 (1.84%) Asset Management
12 11 (1.68%) Information Security
13 10 (1.53%) Migration
13 10 (1.53%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.40%) SQL
2 18 (2.76%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.53%) VB
4 6 (0.92%) C
5 5 (0.77%) C#
6 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.31%) Java
8 2 (0.31%) PHP
8 2 (0.31%) VBScript
8 2 (0.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.15%) Python
9 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.15%) R
9 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.15%) Perl
9 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (12.25%) Degree
2 58 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (4.29%) MCP
4 27 (4.13%) MCSE
4 27 (4.13%) MCITP
5 20 (3.06%) CCNA
5 20 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.76%) Security Cleared
7 17 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.30%) MCSA
9 14 (2.14%) A+ Certification
10 13 (1.99%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (1.53%) CCA
13 7 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.61%) MCTS
16 3 (0.46%) CCNP
17 2 (0.31%) HND
17 2 (0.31%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (13.02%) SLA
2 16 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 338 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 100 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.29%) vSphere
5 18 (2.76%) XenApp
6 14 (2.14%) IMail Server
7 13 (1.99%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.84%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.31%) Xen
13 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.15%) Firmware
14 1 (0.15%) XenServer
14 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (4.75%) SCCM
2 8 (1.23%) SCOM
2 8 (1.23%) SCVMM
3 6 (0.92%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.61%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 325 (49.77%) Microsoft
2 162 (24.81%) VMware
3 86 (13.17%) Citrix
4 69 (10.57%) Cisco
5 26 (3.98%) Red Hat
6 24 (3.68%) Dell
7 23 (3.52%) HP
8 16 (2.45%) Apple
9 13 (1.99%) Symantec
10 10 (1.53%) Avaya
11 8 (1.23%) Google
12 7 (1.07%) 3Com
12 7 (1.07%) NETGEAR
12 7 (1.07%) MobileIron
12 7 (1.07%) Adobe
12 7 (1.07%) Sophos
12 7 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.92%) McAfee
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle
13 6 (0.92%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + £4600 car allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum plus on-call Allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £24500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago