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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 204 203 185
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 276 300 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.44% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.49% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 234 264 319
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 110 £32,500 -14.47% 8
Surrey -9 53 £30,000 +1.69% 5
Hampshire +20 39 £30,000 +18.81% 2
Oxfordshire -14 24 £28,000 +1.81% 5
West Sussex +11 20 £35,000 -22.22%
Kent +16 11 £23,000 -23.33% 2
East Sussex +6 11 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £21,500 -21.81% 4
Middlesex +7 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Technical Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 280 (50.00%) Windows
2 197 (35.18%) Microsoft
3 168 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 167 (29.82%) SQL
5 122 (21.79%) Windows Server
6 116 (20.71%) Degree
7 112 (20.00%) Linux
8 105 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 98 (17.50%) VMware
10 97 (17.32%) SQL Server
11 83 (14.82%) TCP/IP
11 83 (14.82%) Firewall
12 80 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 73 (13.04%) Oracle
14 72 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 71 (12.68%) Finance
15 71 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 65 (11.61%) ITIL
17 63 (11.25%) DNS
18 62 (11.07%) Unix
19 61 (10.89%) MS Office
20 58 (10.36%) Hyper-V
21 56 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (9.11%) Cisco
22 51 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (8.57%) LAN
23 48 (8.57%) WAN
24 47 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
25 46 (8.21%) CCNA
25 46 (8.21%) Java

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 80 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 38 (6.79%) Apache
3 32 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (5.71%) IIS
4 31 (5.54%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 27 (4.82%) WebLogic
7 26 (4.64%) Tomcat
8 23 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (3.57%) SharePoint
11 12 (2.14%) JBoss
12 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.89%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.54%) Confluence
14 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 105 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 61 (10.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.18%) AWD
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.36%) Office 365
2 24 (4.29%) SaaS
3 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.54%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.82%) Firewall
1 83 (14.82%) TCP/IP
2 63 (11.25%) DNS
3 48 (8.57%) LAN
3 48 (8.57%) WAN
4 44 (7.86%) SAN
5 39 (6.96%) DHCP
6 29 (5.18%) VoIP
7 27 (4.82%) Internet
8 25 (4.46%) PBX
9 22 (3.93%) HTTP
9 22 (3.93%) SMTP
10 20 (3.57%) SNMP
11 17 (3.04%) NAS
12 16 (2.86%) Wireless
13 15 (2.68%) IP Telephony
14 12 (2.14%) FTP
15 10 (1.79%) LDAP
15 10 (1.79%) Skype
16 8 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.96%) MySQL
4 9 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.43%) DB2
5 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.18%) GIS
10 1 (0.18%) MS Access
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (1.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) Subversion
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 71 (12.68%) Finance
2 25 (4.46%) German Language
3 19 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.68%) Retail
5 13 (2.32%) French Language
6 7 (1.25%) Banking
6 7 (1.25%) Electronics
7 5 (0.89%) Local Government
7 5 (0.89%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.54%) Legal
8 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.68%) HTML
2 30 (5.36%) .NET
3 17 (3.04%) CSS
4 14 (2.50%) XML
5 11 (1.96%) Web Services
6 8 (1.43%) XSLT
7 7 (1.25%) J2EE
8 5 (0.89%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.71%) jQuery
9 4 (0.71%) REST
10 3 (0.54%) CSS3
10 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.54%) Middleware
10 3 (0.54%) SAML
10 3 (0.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.36%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.36%) iBATIS
11 2 (0.36%) Servlets
11 2 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 15 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.50%) Clustering
6 14 (2.50%) PKI
7 13 (2.32%) Replication
8 11 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.25%) Cybercrime
10 5 (0.89%) Chemistry
10 5 (0.89%) IVR
10 5 (0.89%) Physics
11 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.71%) iPad
11 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.71%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 280 (50.00%) Windows
2 122 (21.79%) Windows Server
3 112 (20.00%) Linux
4 72 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (11.07%) Unix
7 46 (8.21%) Windows 7
8 34 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (4.64%) Windows 8
10 23 (4.11%) Windows XP
11 20 (3.57%) Windows 10
12 16 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.14%) Solaris
14 11 (1.96%) SUSE
15 8 (1.43%) AIX
15 8 (1.43%) HPUX
15 8 (1.43%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.25%) Debian
17 5 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (11.61%) ITIL
2 33 (5.89%) CRM
3 24 (4.29%) Time Management
4 22 (3.93%) Problem Management
5 21 (3.75%) Service Delivery
6 17 (3.04%) Mentoring
7 16 (2.86%) Coaching
7 16 (2.86%) Information Security
7 16 (2.86%) Service Management
8 15 (2.68%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (2.68%) Software Testing
9 14 (2.50%) Presales
10 12 (2.14%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (1.96%) Change Management
11 11 (1.96%) E-Commerce
11 11 (1.96%) Product Management
11 11 (1.96%) Project Management
12 10 (1.79%) Data Management
12 10 (1.79%) Incident Management
12 10 (1.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 167 (29.82%) SQL
2 46 (8.21%) Java
3 34 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.21%) Shell Script
5 17 (3.04%) PHP
5 17 (3.04%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.86%) C#
6 16 (2.86%) Perl
7 12 (2.14%) C
8 11 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.43%) C++
9 8 (1.43%) VB
9 8 (1.43%) VBScript
10 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.89%) Python
10 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.36%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.18%) Korn
13 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (20.71%) Degree
2 47 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (8.21%) CCNA
4 34 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (5.36%) MCSE
6 19 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.86%) CEH
7 16 (2.86%) CISSP
8 12 (2.14%) MCITP
9 11 (1.96%) MCP
10 10 (1.79%) MCSA
11 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.25%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.89%) CCNP
12 5 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.71%) RHCE
14 3 (0.54%) MCTS
14 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.07%) SLA
2 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.89%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) GAMP
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 168 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 58 (10.36%) Hyper-V
3 56 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.21%) VMware ESX
5 15 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.25%) IMail Server
6 7 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.25%) XenServer
7 5 (0.89%) Samba
7 5 (0.89%) XenApp
8 4 (0.71%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.71%) vSphere
9 3 (0.54%) Firmware
9 3 (0.54%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (3.21%) Backup Exec
2 12 (2.14%) Nagios
3 8 (1.43%) Nmap
4 6 (1.07%) Legato
4 6 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.07%) SCCM
5 5 (0.89%) Nessus
5 5 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.89%) Simpana
6 4 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.71%) SCOM
6 4 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.54%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.54%) SCSM
8 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 197 (35.18%) Microsoft
2 98 (17.50%) VMware
3 73 (13.04%) Oracle
4 51 (9.11%) Cisco
5 25 (4.46%) Avaya
6 24 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 22 (3.93%) Mitel
7 22 (3.93%) NEC
8 20 (3.57%) EMC
9 19 (3.39%) HP
9 19 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (3.04%) Symantec
10 17 (3.04%) Veeam
11 16 (2.86%) Citrix
12 14 (2.50%) IBM
13 13 (2.32%) Forcepoint
13 13 (2.32%) Sun
14 12 (2.14%) Apple
15 11 (1.96%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.96%) Sophos
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Working, Training Budget
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum superb basic with guaranteed bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 34k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Hayes. Slough, Feltham, London,...
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Salary: £28-32,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
KDR
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 6 days ago
Amersham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £23k - 25k per year + bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 15 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
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Guildford
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + overtime, bonus, etc.
Posted: 18 days ago
Chertsey
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Health Insurance + Car
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
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Posted: 21 days ago