The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 219 217 167
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 248 276 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.34% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.38% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 204 237 342
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,566 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Technical 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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Support
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the South East region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Berkshire +4 92 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Surrey -10 57 £27,500 -1.78% 6
Hampshire +14 39 £26,500 -0.93% 1
Oxfordshire -13 17 £31,000 +3.33% 3
Kent +10 15 £26,000 -5.45%
Buckinghamshire +16 13 £21,500 -10.41% 6
West Sussex -8 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Sussex +12 6 £23,000 -2.12%
Middlesex +9 2 £52,500 +101.92%
Technical Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 292 (53.28%) Windows
2 209 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 208 (37.96%) Active Directory
4 136 (24.82%) Windows Server
5 133 (24.27%) VMware
6 127 (23.18%) Degree
7 126 (22.99%) SQL
8 124 (22.63%) MS Excel
9 118 (21.53%) MS Exchange
10 108 (19.71%) Linux
11 96 (17.52%) Firewall
12 91 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 88 (16.06%) SQL Server
14 80 (14.60%) TCP/IP
15 78 (14.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 73 (13.32%) Finance
17 69 (12.59%) Unix
18 67 (12.23%) Oracle
18 67 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
19 66 (12.04%) DNS
20 64 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 64 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
21 63 (11.50%) Windows 7
22 56 (10.22%) Hyper-V
23 53 (9.67%) MS Office
24 52 (9.49%) ITIL
25 51 (9.31%) WAN
26 50 (9.12%) HTML
27 49 (8.94%) LAN
27 49 (8.94%) Cisco

Technical 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
1 118 (21.53%) MS Exchange
2 64 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (7.85%) IIS
4 41 (7.48%) Apache
5 30 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (5.11%) Tomcat
7 26 (4.74%) WebSphere
8 25 (4.56%) WebLogic
9 23 (4.20%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.19%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.82%) JBoss
12 6 (1.09%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.73%) SAS
15 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.36%) Jetty
Applications
1 124 (22.63%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.67%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.47%) SaaS
2 15 (2.74%) Office 365
3 8 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.73%) PaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 96 (17.52%) Firewall
2 80 (14.60%) TCP/IP
3 66 (12.04%) DNS
4 51 (9.31%) WAN
5 49 (8.94%) LAN
6 41 (7.48%) SAN
7 39 (7.12%) DHCP
8 32 (5.84%) Internet
9 22 (4.01%) SMTP
10 20 (3.65%) Wireless
11 18 (3.28%) HTTP
11 18 (3.28%) NAS
12 17 (3.10%) SNMP
13 12 (2.19%) Ethernet
14 11 (2.01%) FTP
14 11 (2.01%) VoIP
15 10 (1.82%) VPN
16 9 (1.64%) LDAP
17 8 (1.46%) IP Telephony
18 7 (1.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.55%) MySQL
4 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.73%) DB2
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.18%) GIS
11 1 (0.18%) MS Access
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (1.28%) JIRA
2 4 (0.73%) Subversion
3 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.36%) Android Studio
4 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) WATIR
General
1 73 (13.32%) Finance
2 40 (7.30%) German Language
3 22 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.10%) French Language
4 17 (3.10%) Retail
5 13 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.82%) Electronics
7 7 (1.28%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.55%) Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.12%) HTML
2 29 (5.29%) .NET
3 27 (4.93%) XML
4 16 (2.92%) Web Services
5 15 (2.74%) CSS
6 8 (1.46%) XSLT
7 6 (1.09%) Middleware
8 5 (0.91%) jQuery
8 5 (0.91%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.91%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 4 (0.73%) J2EE
9 4 (0.73%) REST
9 4 (0.73%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.55%) SAML
10 3 (0.55%) SOAP
11 2 (0.36%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.36%) DHTML
11 2 (0.36%) JSON
11 2 (0.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.47%) Driving Licence
4 17 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.01%) PKI
8 8 (1.46%) Clustering
9 7 (1.28%) Cybercrime
9 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.09%) Chemistry
10 6 (1.09%) Physics
10 6 (1.09%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.73%) Fintech
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
11 4 (0.73%) Replication
11 4 (0.73%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 292 (53.28%) Windows
2 136 (24.82%) Windows Server
3 108 (19.71%) Linux
4 91 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (14.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (12.59%) Unix
7 63 (11.50%) Windows 7
8 46 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (6.75%) Windows XP
10 24 (4.38%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.47%) Windows 10
12 11 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.01%) Solaris
13 8 (1.46%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.09%) Debian
15 5 (0.91%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.73%) AIX
16 4 (0.73%) HPUX
16 4 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (9.49%) ITIL
2 35 (6.39%) Service Delivery
3 31 (5.66%) CRM
4 23 (4.20%) Problem Management
5 20 (3.65%) Time Management
6 18 (3.28%) Service Management
7 17 (3.10%) Change Management
7 17 (3.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (2.92%) Presales
9 14 (2.55%) Mentoring
10 13 (2.37%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (2.19%) Data Management
11 12 (2.19%) Network Management
11 12 (2.19%) Performance Management
11 12 (2.19%) Software Testing
12 11 (2.01%) Coaching
12 11 (2.01%) Incident Management
12 11 (2.01%) Information Security
12 11 (2.01%) Project Management
13 10 (1.82%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 126 (22.99%) SQL
2 33 (6.02%) JavaScript
3 30 (5.47%) Java
4 22 (4.01%) C#
4 22 (4.01%) VB
5 21 (3.83%) Perl
5 21 (3.83%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.74%) PHP
7 13 (2.37%) C++
8 11 (2.01%) C
8 11 (2.01%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.82%) VBScript
10 9 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.46%) Python
12 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.55%) VBA
15 2 (0.36%) Google Apps Script
15 2 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 127 (23.18%) Degree
2 34 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.93%) CCNA
5 25 (4.56%) MCSE
6 18 (3.28%) CEH
6 18 (3.28%) CISSP
7 17 (3.10%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.01%) MCITP
8 11 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.64%) MCSA
10 8 (1.46%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.09%) MCP
12 5 (0.91%) CCNP
12 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.73%) LPIC
13 4 (0.73%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.55%) AAT
14 3 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.39%) SLA
2 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.73%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 208 (37.96%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.22%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.66%) VMware ESX
5 26 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.37%) vSphere
7 11 (2.01%) XenApp
8 8 (1.46%) VMware Server
8 8 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.91%) IMail Server
9 5 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.91%) Samba
10 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.36%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (4.74%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.64%) Nmap
3 7 (1.28%) Legato
3 7 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.09%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.09%) Simpana
5 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.91%) Nessus
6 4 (0.73%) Nagios
7 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.55%) SCCM
7 3 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.36%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 209 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 133 (24.27%) VMware
3 67 (12.23%) Oracle
4 49 (8.94%) Cisco
5 34 (6.20%) Citrix
6 23 (4.20%) HP
7 20 (3.65%) IBM
7 20 (3.65%) Symantec
7 20 (3.65%) Veeam
8 18 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.10%) EMC
10 13 (2.37%) Dell
11 12 (2.19%) Forcepoint
12 11 (2.01%) NetApp
12 11 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.82%) Sophos
13 10 (1.82%) Sun
14 9 (1.64%) Juniper
15 8 (1.46%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.46%) Veritas
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum superb basic with guaranteed bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum + Overtime + Benefits + Career Progr
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 27,000 + on - call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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RM plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £57000 - £61000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Gemalto
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: Competitive
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