The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 134 171 131
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 109 81 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.08% 1.35% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.39% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 106 65 103
Median salary £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,350 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
5117 5816 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.60% 97.01% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4337 4906 5009
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 24 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +43 35 £25,000 -6.54% 7
Wiltshire +13 19 £24,500 +22.50% 3
Somerset -7 14 £24,000 +11.62% 3
Gloucestershire -2 13 £27,000 +14.89%
Cornwall - 13 £20,500 - 2
Dorset +16 11 £19,000 +7.04% 8
Devon -4 4 £28,000 +17.89% 3
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT 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 West region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 143 (59.58%) Windows
2 106 (44.17%) Microsoft
3 103 (42.92%) Active Directory
4 62 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (24.58%) VMware
5 59 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (20.83%) MS Office
7 48 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 46 (19.17%) MS Exchange
9 44 (18.33%) ITIL
10 43 (17.92%) MS Excel
10 43 (17.92%) Windows 7
11 38 (15.83%) SQL
11 38 (15.83%) Degree
12 32 (13.33%) Windows 10
13 31 (12.92%) Citrix
14 29 (12.08%) Firewall
14 29 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (11.25%) DNS
16 26 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (10.83%) Office 365
16 26 (10.83%) Windows 8
17 25 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (9.58%) DHCP
19 22 (9.17%) VPN
19 22 (9.17%) Linux
19 22 (9.17%) Service Delivery
20 21 (8.75%) VoIP
21 19 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (7.50%) Driving Licence

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 46 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.92%) IIS
4 7 (2.92%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.83%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (20.83%) MS Office
2 43 (17.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.83%) Office 365
2 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.92%) SaaS
4 3 (1.25%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.08%) Firewall
2 27 (11.25%) DNS
3 23 (9.58%) DHCP
4 22 (9.17%) VPN
5 21 (8.75%) VoIP
6 17 (7.08%) SAN
7 15 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.42%) LAN
9 12 (5.00%) PBX
10 11 (4.58%) Wireless
11 10 (4.17%) Internet
12 7 (2.92%) WAN
13 4 (1.67%) Network Security
13 4 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.67%) VLAN
13 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.25%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.25%) ISDN
14 3 (1.25%) MPLS
15 2 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.08%) MS Access
2 5 (2.08%) QlikView
2 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.83%) Ingres
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (6.67%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.00%) Advertising
5 10 (4.17%) Marketing
6 8 (3.33%) Electronics
7 7 (2.92%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.25%) JSON
1 3 (1.25%) XML
2 2 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) CSS3
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.50%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.92%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.67%) Clustering
8 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.25%) iPad
10 2 (0.83%) AS400
10 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.83%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) User Experience
10 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.42%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.42%) Biology
11 1 (0.42%) FMCG
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 143 (59.58%) Windows
2 62 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 59 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 43 (17.92%) Windows 7
6 32 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 29 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (10.83%) Windows 8
9 22 (9.17%) Linux
10 12 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.58%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.33%) Android
13 7 (2.92%) Unix
14 6 (2.50%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (1.25%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.33%) ITIL
2 22 (9.17%) Service Delivery
3 15 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (5.83%) Data Protection
5 12 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (4.17%) Service Management
7 8 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (3.33%) CRM
7 8 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 8 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 6 (2.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 6 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.50%) Project Management
8 6 (2.50%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (2.08%) Change Management
10 4 (1.67%) Asset Management
10 4 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.83%) SQL
2 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.50%) C
4 4 (1.67%) VBScript
5 3 (1.25%) Java
5 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) Python
7 1 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (15.83%) Degree
2 19 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.42%) MCSE
4 9 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.33%) MCP
5 8 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.92%) CCNA
6 7 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.50%) MCSA
8 5 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.67%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.67%) HND
9 4 (1.67%) MCTS
9 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 103 (42.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.17%) XenApp
4 9 (3.75%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.33%) vSphere
6 4 (1.67%) vCloud
6 4 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.00%) SCCM
2 8 (3.33%) SCOM
3 5 (2.08%) WSUS
4 4 (1.67%) Nagios
4 4 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.25%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 106 (44.17%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.58%) VMware
3 31 (12.92%) Citrix
4 14 (5.83%) Apple
5 13 (5.42%) Cisco
6 10 (4.17%) WatchGuard
7 8 (3.33%) Avaya
7 8 (3.33%) SAP
7 8 (3.33%) Veeam
8 7 (2.92%) Dell
8 7 (2.92%) HP
9 5 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.67%) Dell KACE
10 4 (1.67%) Google
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle
10 4 (1.67%) Progress
11 3 (1.25%) FrontRange
12 2 (0.83%) NetApp
12 2 (0.83%) Sage
12 2 (0.83%) Symantec
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Mint
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Mint
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
RM plc
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, North Bristol, Chipping Sodbury, United...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £18-24,000 + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £28-33,000 + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: circa £26,000 + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Upto £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago