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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 204 219 188
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 265 299 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.42% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.46% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 222 272 325
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,903 £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
17845 20427 22641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15203 16661 18300
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +17 106 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Surrey -17 48 £29,500 -9.23% 4
Hampshire +29 43 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Oxfordshire -21 23 £28,000 -5.08% 4
West Sussex -7 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Kent +8 11 £26,000 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire +17 10 £21,500 -21.81% 6
East Sussex +4 10 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Technical Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 287 (51.25%) Windows
2 207 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 198 (35.36%) Active Directory
4 139 (24.82%) SQL
5 136 (24.29%) Windows Server
6 124 (22.14%) VMware
7 120 (21.43%) Degree
8 118 (21.07%) MS Excel
9 113 (20.18%) Linux
10 107 (19.11%) MS Exchange
11 95 (16.96%) SQL Server
12 87 (15.54%) Firewall
13 85 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 79 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 78 (13.93%) TCP/IP
16 76 (13.57%) Finance
17 71 (12.68%) Oracle
18 68 (12.14%) DNS
19 67 (11.96%) Unix
20 64 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 60 (10.71%) Hyper-V
22 59 (10.54%) Windows 7
23 58 (10.36%) ITIL
24 55 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
24 55 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
25 53 (9.46%) MS Office
26 48 (8.57%) Cisco
27 46 (8.21%) WAN
27 46 (8.21%) HTML
28 45 (8.04%) SAN

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
1 107 (19.11%) MS Exchange
2 55 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (6.96%) Apache
4 37 (6.61%) IIS
5 35 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (5.18%) WebSphere
8 28 (5.00%) WebLogic
9 26 (4.64%) Tomcat
10 23 (4.11%) SharePoint
11 19 (3.39%) Skype for Business
12 13 (2.32%) JBoss
13 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.89%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.36%) Jetty
16 2 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 118 (21.07%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.29%) Office 365
2 22 (3.93%) SaaS
3 10 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.54%) PaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.54%) Firewall
2 78 (13.93%) TCP/IP
3 68 (12.14%) DNS
4 46 (8.21%) WAN
5 45 (8.04%) SAN
6 44 (7.86%) LAN
7 42 (7.50%) DHCP
8 34 (6.07%) Internet
9 22 (3.93%) SMTP
10 20 (3.57%) HTTP
11 18 (3.21%) SNMP
12 16 (2.86%) NAS
12 16 (2.86%) Wireless
13 14 (2.50%) IP Telephony
14 13 (2.32%) VoIP
15 11 (1.96%) FTP
15 11 (1.96%) PBX
16 10 (1.79%) LDAP
17 8 (1.43%) Ethernet
17 8 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.14%) MySQL
3 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.89%) DB2
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.18%) GIS
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (1.07%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) Subversion
2 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.18%) Selenium
3 1 (0.18%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.18%) WATIR
General
1 76 (13.57%) Finance
2 36 (6.43%) German Language
3 22 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.21%) Retail
5 14 (2.50%) French Language
6 7 (1.25%) Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Electronics
7 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.71%) Local Government
10 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.21%) HTML
2 23 (4.11%) .NET
3 20 (3.57%) XML
4 15 (2.68%) CSS
5 13 (2.32%) Web Services
6 8 (1.43%) XSLT
7 6 (1.07%) J2EE
8 5 (0.89%) jQuery
8 5 (0.89%) Middleware
8 5 (0.89%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.71%) REST
10 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.54%) SOAP
10 3 (0.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (0.36%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.36%) DHTML
11 2 (0.36%) iBATIS
11 2 (0.36%) JSON
11 2 (0.36%) SAML
11 2 (0.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 17 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.32%) PKI
7 10 (1.79%) Clustering
7 10 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.25%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.07%) Replication
9 6 (1.07%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.89%) Chemistry
10 5 (0.89%) Physics
11 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.71%) Fintech
11 4 (0.71%) iPad
11 4 (0.71%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 287 (51.25%) Windows
2 136 (24.29%) Windows Server
3 113 (20.18%) Linux
4 85 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (11.96%) Unix
7 59 (10.54%) Windows 7
8 44 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.54%) Windows XP
10 26 (4.64%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.75%) Windows 10
12 13 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.79%) Solaris
14 8 (1.43%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.25%) Debian
16 6 (1.07%) SUSE
17 5 (0.89%) AIX
17 5 (0.89%) HPUX
17 5 (0.89%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (10.36%) ITIL
2 33 (5.89%) Service Delivery
3 31 (5.54%) CRM
4 24 (4.29%) Problem Management
5 21 (3.75%) Time Management
6 20 (3.57%) Service Management
7 15 (2.68%) Change Management
7 15 (2.68%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (2.68%) Mentoring
7 15 (2.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (2.50%) Presales
9 13 (2.32%) Information Security
10 12 (2.14%) Coaching
10 12 (2.14%) Incident Management
10 12 (2.14%) Project Management
10 12 (2.14%) Software Testing
11 10 (1.79%) Data Management
11 10 (1.79%) Escalation Management
12 9 (1.61%) Network Management
12 9 (1.61%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 139 (24.82%) SQL
2 38 (6.79%) Java
3 35 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.21%) Perl
5 17 (3.04%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.86%) PHP
7 14 (2.50%) C#
7 14 (2.50%) VB
8 13 (2.32%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.96%) C
9 11 (1.96%) C++
10 10 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.79%) VBScript
11 7 (1.25%) Python
12 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.36%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (21.43%) Degree
2 32 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.36%) CCNA
5 24 (4.29%) MCSE
6 18 (3.21%) CEH
6 18 (3.21%) CISSP
7 17 (3.04%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.79%) MCITP
8 10 (1.79%) MCSA
8 10 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.07%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.89%) CCNP
11 5 (0.89%) MCP
11 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.71%) LPIC
13 3 (0.54%) HND
13 3 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.86%) SLA
2 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.71%) QA
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 198 (35.36%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.82%) VMware ESX
5 20 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.96%) vSphere
6 11 (1.96%) XenApp
7 8 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.25%) IMail Server
8 7 (1.25%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.89%) Samba
10 3 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.54%) XenServer
11 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.36%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (4.11%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.43%) Nmap
3 7 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.25%) Nagios
4 6 (1.07%) Legato
5 5 (0.89%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.89%) Nessus
5 5 (0.89%) Simpana
6 4 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.54%) SCCM
8 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.36%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.18%) Ansible
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 207 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 124 (22.14%) VMware
3 71 (12.68%) Oracle
4 48 (8.57%) Cisco
5 29 (5.18%) Citrix
6 23 (4.11%) HP
6 23 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.75%) IBM
8 19 (3.39%) EMC
9 18 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (3.21%) Veeam
10 17 (3.04%) Symantec
11 12 (2.14%) Sun
12 11 (1.96%) Dell
12 11 (1.96%) Forcepoint
12 11 (1.96%) NetApp
13 10 (1.79%) Sophos
14 9 (1.61%) Avaya
14 9 (1.61%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.61%) Hitachi
Guildford, Surrey
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum BUPA Denplan Pension Income Protection Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
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: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Aylesbury, UK
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
BMC Software
Salary: 25 Days holiday, 10% Pension, 10% Bonus, Free Gym membership
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley
Elekta
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Bottomline Technologies
Salary: 30K - 35K
Posted: 26 days ago
Marlow
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-34000 Per Annum 30-34K + Pension + BUPA + Life Assur + DenPlan
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago