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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 220 213 164
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 277 301 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.42% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.46% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 238 257 344
Median salary £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
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
18585 20615 22693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15815 16468 18150
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 4 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 4 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 +16 101 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Surrey -15 68 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Hampshire +18 48 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Oxfordshire -8 19 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +15 17 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 14 £21,750 -13.00% 4
East Sussex +20 5 £25,000 +6.38%
West Sussex -9 4 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Middlesex +6 1 £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 4 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.

1 308 (53.94%) Windows
2 228 (39.93%) Microsoft
3 222 (38.88%) Active Directory
4 160 (28.02%) Windows Server
5 148 (25.92%) VMware
6 136 (23.82%) MS Excel
7 133 (23.29%) SQL
7 133 (23.29%) MS Exchange
7 133 (23.29%) Degree
8 124 (21.72%) Linux
9 111 (19.44%) Firewall
10 97 (16.99%) SQL Server
11 92 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 88 (15.41%) TCP/IP
13 87 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
14 82 (14.36%) Oracle
15 81 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 77 (13.49%) Unix
17 76 (13.31%) Finance
18 73 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
19 66 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 62 (10.86%) DNS
21 61 (10.68%) WAN
22 60 (10.51%) SLA
23 59 (10.33%) LAN
24 57 (9.98%) Windows 7
25 56 (9.81%) Hyper-V
26 54 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
27 53 (9.28%) Apache
27 53 (9.28%) MS Office

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
1 133 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 73 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (9.28%) Apache
4 52 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (9.11%) IIS
5 38 (6.65%) Tomcat
6 37 (6.48%) WebSphere
7 34 (5.95%) WebLogic
8 31 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (3.50%) SharePoint
10 18 (3.15%) JBoss
11 10 (1.75%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.70%) SAS
16 3 (0.53%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.53%) WildFly
17 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 136 (23.82%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.50%) SaaS
2 9 (1.58%) Office 365
3 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 111 (19.44%) Firewall
2 88 (15.41%) TCP/IP
3 62 (10.86%) DNS
4 61 (10.68%) WAN
5 59 (10.33%) LAN
6 41 (7.18%) DHCP
7 35 (6.13%) SAN
8 33 (5.78%) Internet
9 24 (4.20%) SMTP
10 20 (3.50%) Wireless
11 17 (2.98%) LDAP
11 17 (2.98%) NAS
12 14 (2.45%) HTTP
12 14 (2.45%) SNMP
12 14 (2.45%) VoIP
13 12 (2.10%) Ethernet
14 11 (1.93%) FTP
14 11 (1.93%) SS7
15 9 (1.58%) GSM
15 9 (1.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.33%) MySQL
3 17 (2.98%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.35%) DB2
10 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.18%) MS Access
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (1.40%) JIRA
2 6 (1.05%) Subversion
2 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.35%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.18%) WATIR
General
1 76 (13.31%) Finance
2 43 (7.53%) German Language
3 26 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.68%) Retail
5 13 (2.28%) French Language
5 13 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.75%) Electronics
7 7 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.70%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.28%) HTML
2 32 (5.60%) .NET
3 31 (5.43%) XML
4 20 (3.50%) CSS
5 19 (3.33%) Web Services
6 8 (1.40%) XSLT
7 7 (1.23%) Middleware
8 6 (1.05%) SOAP
9 5 (0.88%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.88%) DHTML
9 5 (0.88%) J2EE
9 5 (0.88%) jQuery
9 5 (0.88%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.88%) SAML
9 5 (0.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 4 (0.70%) REST
10 4 (0.70%) Unreal Engine
11 2 (0.35%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.35%) JSON
11 2 (0.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.98%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.75%) PKI
7 8 (1.40%) Chemistry
7 8 (1.40%) Physics
8 7 (1.23%) Clustering
8 7 (1.23%) Cybercrime
9 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.70%) Fintech
10 4 (0.70%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.70%) W3C
11 3 (0.53%) NHS
11 3 (0.53%) Replication
12 2 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 308 (53.94%) Windows
2 160 (28.02%) Windows Server
3 124 (21.72%) Linux
4 92 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (13.49%) Unix
7 57 (9.98%) Windows 7
8 54 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (6.83%) Windows XP
10 23 (4.03%) Windows 8
11 17 (2.98%) Windows 10
12 14 (2.45%) Solaris
13 12 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.93%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.05%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.88%) Debian
16 5 (0.88%) NetWare
16 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (8.41%) ITIL
2 46 (8.06%) Service Delivery
3 35 (6.13%) CRM
4 23 (4.03%) Presales
5 20 (3.50%) Time Management
6 19 (3.33%) Change Management
7 18 (3.15%) Service Management
8 16 (2.80%) Performance Management
8 16 (2.80%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (2.63%) Mentoring
9 15 (2.63%) Problem Management
10 13 (2.28%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (2.10%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (2.10%) Data Management
12 11 (1.93%) Coaching
12 11 (1.93%) Network Management
13 10 (1.75%) Project Management
13 10 (1.75%) Software Engineering
13 10 (1.75%) Software Testing
13 10 (1.75%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 133 (23.29%) SQL
2 31 (5.43%) Java
3 30 (5.25%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.55%) VB
5 24 (4.20%) C#
5 24 (4.20%) Perl
6 23 (4.03%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.63%) C++
8 13 (2.28%) PHP
8 13 (2.28%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.93%) C
10 10 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.75%) VBScript
11 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.23%) Python
13 5 (0.88%) VBA
14 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.70%) VB6
15 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 133 (23.29%) Degree
2 31 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (4.73%) CCNA
5 21 (3.68%) MCSE
6 19 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.63%) CEH
7 15 (2.63%) CISSP
8 9 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.40%) MCITP
9 8 (1.40%) MCSA
10 7 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.23%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.05%) CCNP
12 4 (0.70%) LPIC
12 4 (0.70%) MCP
12 4 (0.70%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.53%) AAT
14 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.51%) SLA
2 3 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 222 (38.88%) Active Directory
2 66 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.81%) Hyper-V
4 39 (6.83%) VMware ESX
5 30 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.45%) vSphere
7 11 (1.93%) VMware Server
7 11 (1.93%) XenApp
8 9 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.23%) IMail Server
10 5 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.88%) Samba
11 3 (0.53%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.35%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.35%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (3.50%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.40%) Nmap
3 7 (1.23%) Legato
3 7 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.05%) Nessus
4 6 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.05%) Simpana
5 5 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.53%) WSUS
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.35%) Puppet
7 2 (0.35%) SCCM
7 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Ansible
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 228 (39.93%) Microsoft
2 148 (25.92%) VMware
3 82 (14.36%) Oracle
4 48 (8.41%) Cisco
5 34 (5.95%) Citrix
6 23 (4.03%) HP
7 20 (3.50%) IBM
8 18 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.80%) Sun
9 16 (2.80%) Veeam
10 15 (2.63%) Dell
10 15 (2.63%) EMC
10 15 (2.63%) Symantec
11 13 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.28%) Sophos
12 12 (2.10%) NetApp
13 11 (1.93%) Juniper
13 11 (1.93%) Veritas
14 10 (1.75%) Forcepoint
15 8 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
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