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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 99 109 133
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 150 148 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.91% 2.59% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.67% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 136 131 112
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
5011 5544 6344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.07% 97.01% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4216 4686 5281
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Wiltshire +31 30 £24,500 -23.43% 1
Devon +12 30 £28,000 +9.74% 2
Dorset +6 29 £20,000 -28.57% 4
Bristol +29 28 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Gloucestershire -4 19 £25,000 -0.99% 2
Somerset -21 9 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Cornwall -7 5 £25,000 -
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 191 (67.49%) Windows
2 142 (50.18%) Active Directory
3 129 (45.58%) Microsoft
4 94 (33.22%) Windows Server
5 82 (28.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (28.27%) MS Office
7 75 (26.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (21.91%) VMware
9 61 (21.55%) MS Exchange
10 58 (20.49%) ITIL
11 53 (18.73%) MS Excel
12 48 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (15.90%) Linux
14 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
14 43 (15.19%) LAN
15 41 (14.49%) WAN
15 41 (14.49%) SQL
15 41 (14.49%) Windows 8
16 40 (14.13%) TCP/IP
17 30 (10.60%) Finance
18 29 (10.25%) Degree
19 28 (9.89%) Windows XP
20 27 (9.54%) Windows 7
20 27 (9.54%) Hyper-V
20 27 (9.54%) Firewall
21 26 (9.19%) DNS
21 26 (9.19%) Cisco
22 25 (8.83%) Windows 10
22 25 (8.83%) Driving Licence
23 24 (8.48%) Analytical Skills

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 61 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.77%) Apache
5 5 (1.77%) IIS
5 5 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.41%) JBoss
6 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.35%) Jetty
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.35%) Site Server
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (28.27%) MS Office
2 53 (18.73%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Office 365
2 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.19%) LAN
2 41 (14.49%) WAN
3 40 (14.13%) TCP/IP
4 27 (9.54%) Firewall
5 26 (9.19%) DNS
6 20 (7.07%) VPN
7 16 (5.65%) DHCP
7 16 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (4.24%) VLAN
8 12 (4.24%) VoIP
9 10 (3.53%) Internet
10 9 (3.18%) Wireless
11 8 (2.83%) SAN
12 7 (2.47%) ADSL
12 7 (2.47%) Intranet
13 6 (2.12%) SSL
14 5 (1.77%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.41%) NAS
15 4 (1.41%) Network Security
15 4 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.71%) MS Access
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.35%) PROIV
General
1 30 (10.60%) Finance
2 12 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.53%) Advertising
4 9 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.12%) Marketing
6 5 (1.77%) Law
7 4 (1.41%) Electronics
7 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Automotive
8 2 (0.71%) Local Government
8 2 (0.71%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) Web Services
2 2 (0.71%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) HTML
2 2 (0.71%) Middleware
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) EDI
3 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.83%) Driving Licence
2 24 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.95%) Fat Client
3 14 (4.95%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.41%) Replication
8 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.35%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.35%) CMDB
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) iSeries
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 191 (67.49%) Windows
2 94 (33.22%) Windows Server
3 82 (28.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (26.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (15.90%) Linux
6 41 (14.49%) Windows 8
7 28 (9.89%) Windows XP
8 27 (9.54%) Windows 7
9 25 (8.83%) Windows 10
10 13 (4.59%) Unix
10 13 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.24%) Android
12 9 (3.18%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.83%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.77%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.77%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.71%) CentOS
16 1 (0.35%) AIX
16 1 (0.35%) HPUX
16 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.49%) ITIL
2 18 (6.36%) Service Delivery
3 9 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (3.18%) Line Management
4 8 (2.83%) Mentoring
4 8 (2.83%) Project Management
5 7 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (2.47%) ERP
5 7 (2.47%) Service Management
6 6 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (2.12%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.12%) Presales
7 5 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (1.77%) Change Management
7 5 (1.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (1.77%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (1.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (1.41%) ITSM
8 4 (1.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (1.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.49%) SQL
2 11 (3.89%) VB
3 10 (3.53%) VBScript
4 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.77%) Java
5 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.41%) C
7 3 (1.06%) C#
7 3 (1.06%) Python
8 2 (0.71%) PHP
8 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (10.25%) Degree
2 22 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.30%) MCP
3 15 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.18%) DBS Check
4 9 (3.18%) MCSA
5 8 (2.83%) CCNA
5 8 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.83%) MCSE
6 6 (2.12%) MCTS
6 6 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.35%) CCNP
9 1 (0.35%) HNC
9 1 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 142 (50.18%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.47%) XenApp
5 6 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.41%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.71%) vSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Samba
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) WSUS
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.35%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 129 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 62 (21.91%) VMware
3 26 (9.19%) Cisco
4 19 (6.71%) Citrix
5 14 (4.95%) Intel
6 13 (4.59%) Apple
7 12 (4.24%) Oracle
8 8 (2.83%) Sophos
9 6 (2.12%) HP
9 6 (2.12%) Mitel
9 6 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.12%) SAP
10 5 (1.77%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.41%) Dell
11 4 (1.41%) Veeam
12 3 (1.06%) Avaya
12 3 (1.06%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (1.06%) NEC
12 3 (1.06%) Sage
13 2 (0.71%) iManage
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
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Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
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