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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 198 199 188
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 278 306 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.47% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.52% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 235 276 289
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
17461 20109 21814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14797 16576 17053
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 August 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 August 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 +9 100 £32,500 -15.58% 4
Surrey +9 56 £30,000 +5.26% 7
Hampshire +13 45 £30,000 -4.00% 4
Oxfordshire -13 26 £27,500 - 5
West Sussex +13 21 £35,000 -23.07%
Kent +20 13 £25,250 -36.87% 3
East Sussex +13 9 £24,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 3 - - 1
Middlesex +11 1 £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 27 August 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.

1 268 (50.57%) Windows
2 181 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 170 (32.08%) SQL
4 155 (29.25%) Active Directory
5 115 (21.70%) Windows Server
6 114 (21.51%) Linux
7 106 (20.00%) Degree
8 101 (19.06%) MS Excel
9 96 (18.11%) SQL Server
10 91 (17.17%) VMware
11 76 (14.34%) TCP/IP
12 75 (14.15%) Oracle
12 75 (14.15%) ITIL
13 73 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 71 (13.40%) Firewall
15 69 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 67 (12.64%) MS Exchange
17 63 (11.89%) DNS
17 63 (11.89%) Finance
18 61 (11.51%) MS Office
19 56 (10.57%) Unix
20 53 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (9.81%) Hyper-V
21 52 (9.81%) LAN
21 52 (9.81%) CCNA
21 52 (9.81%) Cisco
21 52 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
22 51 (9.62%) Java
23 50 (9.43%) WAN
24 46 (8.68%) Windows 7

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 67 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 36 (6.79%) WebSphere
3 35 (6.60%) Apache
4 34 (6.42%) IIS
5 30 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 28 (5.28%) Skype for Business
6 28 (5.28%) Tomcat
7 22 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (3.96%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (2.08%) JBoss
12 7 (1.32%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.57%) Confluence
15 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.38%) Jetty
16 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 101 (19.06%) MS Excel
2 61 (11.51%) MS Office
3 7 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.38%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.19%) AWD
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.42%) Office 365
2 27 (5.09%) SaaS
3 9 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.34%) TCP/IP
2 71 (13.40%) Firewall
3 63 (11.89%) DNS
4 52 (9.81%) LAN
5 50 (9.43%) WAN
6 36 (6.79%) SAN
7 35 (6.60%) DHCP
8 33 (6.23%) VoIP
9 27 (5.09%) Internet
10 25 (4.72%) PBX
11 20 (3.77%) HTTP
11 20 (3.77%) SMTP
12 18 (3.40%) SNMP
13 17 (3.21%) Wireless
14 16 (3.02%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.08%) FTP
15 11 (2.08%) NAS
15 11 (2.08%) VPN
16 10 (1.89%) Network Security
17 9 (1.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.08%) MySQL
5 9 (1.70%) DB2
6 6 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.19%) GIS
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) MS Access
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.32%) JIRA
2 4 (0.75%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.38%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.19%) WATIR
General
1 63 (11.89%) Finance
2 21 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.40%) German Language
4 15 (2.83%) French Language
5 9 (1.70%) Retail
6 8 (1.51%) Banking
7 7 (1.32%) Electronics
8 6 (1.13%) Marketing
9 5 (0.94%) Local Government
9 5 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.57%) Legal
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.04%) HTML
2 29 (5.47%) .NET
3 15 (2.83%) Web Services
4 14 (2.64%) CSS
5 10 (1.89%) XML
6 9 (1.70%) J2EE
7 7 (1.32%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.94%) CSS3
8 5 (0.94%) iBATIS
8 5 (0.94%) Spring
8 5 (0.94%) XSLT
9 4 (0.75%) REST
10 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.57%) jQuery
10 3 (0.57%) Middleware
10 3 (0.57%) SAML
10 3 (0.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (0.38%) JSON
11 2 (0.38%) Servlets
11 2 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.77%) PKI
5 17 (3.21%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.45%) Replication
7 12 (2.26%) Clustering
8 9 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.32%) PMI
10 6 (1.13%) IVR
11 5 (0.94%) Cybercrime
11 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.94%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.75%) iPad
12 4 (0.75%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.75%) Wiki
13 3 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 268 (50.57%) Windows
2 115 (21.70%) Windows Server
3 114 (21.51%) Linux
4 73 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (10.57%) Unix
7 46 (8.68%) Windows 7
8 36 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (4.91%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.15%) Windows 10
10 22 (4.15%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.26%) Mac OS X
12 12 (2.26%) Solaris
13 11 (2.08%) SUSE
14 10 (1.89%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.70%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.51%) AIX
16 8 (1.51%) HPUX
17 7 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.15%) ITIL
2 31 (5.85%) CRM
3 21 (3.96%) Problem Management
4 19 (3.58%) Service Delivery
5 18 (3.40%) Time Management
6 17 (3.21%) Service Management
7 16 (3.02%) Coaching
8 15 (2.83%) Mentoring
9 14 (2.64%) Software Testing
10 13 (2.45%) ITSM
11 12 (2.26%) E-Commerce
12 11 (2.08%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (2.08%) Information Security
12 11 (2.08%) Presales
12 11 (2.08%) Project Management
12 11 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (1.89%) Escalation Management
13 10 (1.89%) Performance Management
13 10 (1.89%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (32.08%) SQL
2 51 (9.62%) Java
3 27 (5.09%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.21%) C#
5 16 (3.02%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.64%) C
7 14 (2.64%) PHP
8 11 (2.08%) C++
9 9 (1.70%) Perl
9 9 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.51%) VBScript
11 6 (1.13%) VB
12 4 (0.75%) Python
13 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.19%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.19%) Korn
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (20.00%) Degree
2 52 (9.81%) CCNA
2 52 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (6.98%) MCSE
5 19 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.02%) MCITP
7 15 (2.83%) CEH
7 15 (2.83%) CISSP
8 13 (2.45%) MCP
8 13 (2.45%) MCSA
9 7 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.13%) CCNP
10 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.13%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.13%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.75%) MCTS
11 4 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.17%) SLA
2 11 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.75%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) GAMP
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 155 (29.25%) Active Directory
2 53 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (9.81%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.26%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.32%) Samba
7 7 (1.32%) XenServer
8 6 (1.13%) IMail Server
9 4 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.57%) Firmware
10 3 (0.57%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.57%) XenApp
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.38%) vSphere
12 1 (0.19%) KVM
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (2.64%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.45%) Nagios
3 10 (1.89%) Nmap
4 7 (1.32%) Nessus
5 6 (1.13%) SCCM
6 5 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.75%) Perfmon
7 4 (0.75%) SCOM
7 4 (0.75%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.57%) Legato
8 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.57%) SCSM
9 2 (0.38%) Simpana
9 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.19%) Puppet
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 181 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.17%) VMware
3 75 (14.15%) Oracle
4 52 (9.81%) Cisco
5 29 (5.47%) Avaya
6 24 (4.53%) Mitel
7 23 (4.34%) NEC
8 22 (4.15%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.77%) Apple
10 17 (3.21%) EMC
11 16 (3.02%) Citrix
11 16 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (2.83%) IBM
13 14 (2.64%) Symantec
13 14 (2.64%) Veeam
14 13 (2.45%) Forcepoint
14 13 (2.45%) HP
15 11 (2.08%) NetSuite
15 11 (2.08%) Remedy
15 11 (2.08%) Sun
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + overtime, bonus, etc.
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Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
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