The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 192 150 175
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 55 86 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 1.40% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.47% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 84 39
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £25,300
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.21%
IT 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5617 5869 4949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.70% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4782 4885 4270
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IT Support Salary Trend in the South West

IT Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in the South West

IT Support
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +9 14 £21,500 +2.38% 6
Dorset -7 9 £17,500 -22.22%
Wiltshire -12 9 £17,000 -27.65% 2
Bristol -22 9 £25,500 +2.00% 6
Gloucestershire -18 7 £19,250 -12.50% 1
Devon +1 5 £27,000 +24.85%
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 99 (70.71%) Windows
2 79 (56.43%) Microsoft
3 74 (52.86%) Active Directory
4 57 (40.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (35.71%) VMware
6 44 (31.43%) MS Office
7 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (23.57%) MS Exchange
9 32 (22.86%) Citrix
9 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (22.14%) Windows 7
11 28 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 27 (19.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (15.71%) TCP/IP
13 22 (15.71%) ITIL
13 22 (15.71%) Windows 8
14 18 (12.86%) Windows XP
15 17 (12.14%) DNS
16 15 (10.71%) DHCP
16 15 (10.71%) Firewall
17 14 (10.00%) LAN
17 14 (10.00%) WAN
17 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (8.57%) SAN
18 12 (8.57%) Wireless
19 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (7.14%) Legal
20 10 (7.14%) Advertising
20 10 (7.14%) Internet
21 9 (6.43%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (23.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.29%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.86%) Lync
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.43%) IIS
6 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (31.43%) MS Office
2 28 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.71%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.14%) DNS
3 15 (10.71%) DHCP
3 15 (10.71%) Firewall
4 14 (10.00%) WAN
4 14 (10.00%) LAN
5 12 (8.57%) SAN
5 12 (8.57%) Wireless
6 10 (7.14%) Internet
7 7 (5.00%) VPN
8 6 (4.29%) VoIP
9 5 (3.57%) MPLS
9 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.86%) VLAN
10 4 (2.86%) LDAP
11 3 (2.14%) SMTP
11 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.43%) 3G
12 2 (1.43%) Bluetooth
12 2 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (7.14%) Legal
1 10 (7.14%) Advertising
2 9 (6.43%) Finance
3 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.57%) Games
3 5 (3.57%) Law
4 4 (2.86%) Back Office
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) Clustering
4 2 (1.43%) iPad
4 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (0.71%) iSeries
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) AS400
5 1 (0.71%) Handset
5 1 (0.71%) CMDB
5 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (70.71%) Windows
2 57 (40.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (22.14%) Windows 7
5 27 (19.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (15.71%) Windows 8
7 18 (12.86%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.71%) Linux
9 6 (4.29%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.86%) Android
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) UNIX
11 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.71%) ITIL
2 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.57%) ERP
5 4 (2.86%) CRM
6 3 (2.14%) Project Management
6 3 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.14%) Software Delivery
6 3 (2.14%) Time Management
7 2 (1.43%) Network Management
7 2 (1.43%) Coaching
7 2 (1.43%) Document Management
7 2 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.43%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.43%) Service Management
8 1 (0.71%) Change Management
8 1 (0.71%) Benchmarking
8 1 (0.71%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.29%) SQL
2 2 (1.43%) VBScript
2 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.29%) Degree
3 5 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.57%) MCSE
4 4 (2.86%) MCP
5 3 (2.14%) CCNA
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) MCITP
6 2 (1.43%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (1.43%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (52.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.86%) vSphere
5 4 (2.86%) vCloud
6 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.71%) Postfix
7 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
2 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (56.43%) Microsoft
2 50 (35.71%) VMware
3 32 (22.86%) Citrix
4 9 (6.43%) Cisco
4 9 (6.43%) HP
5 7 (5.00%) Veeam
6 6 (4.29%) Dell
6 6 (4.29%) Avaya
7 5 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.86%) Apple
9 3 (2.14%) CA
10 2 (1.43%) Lotus
10 2 (1.43%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.43%) Sage
10 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.43%) SAP
10 2 (1.43%) EMC
10 2 (1.43%) TARGIT
11 1 (0.71%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds
South West
Recruit 121 Limited
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £29000 per annum + 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liskeard
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14500 - £16500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South West
Recruit121
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £17-20,000 + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Frome, Somerset, Warminster, Shepton...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
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Clevedon
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: 27 days ago