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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 125 182 114
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -68
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 138 68 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.45% 1.14% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.17% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 129 62 129
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £34,200
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
5457 5809 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.14% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4894 4879
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 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
Bristol +39 30 £26,250 -1.86% 6
Wiltshire +26 28 £27,500 +37.50% 4
Devon +26 26 £27,250 +35.40% 3
Dorset +16 26 £19,250 -4.93% 2
Gloucestershire +1 17 £25,250 +12.22% 3
Cornwall - 6 £27,500 - 2
Somerset -14 5 £22,500 - 2
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 141 (58.75%) Windows
2 104 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 102 (42.50%) Active Directory
4 59 (24.58%) Windows Server
5 54 (22.50%) ITIL
6 51 (21.25%) VMware
6 51 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (20.42%) MS Office
8 47 (19.58%) MS Excel
8 47 (19.58%) MS Exchange
9 36 (15.00%) Firewall
10 35 (14.58%) DNS
10 35 (14.58%) Windows 7
11 34 (14.17%) SQL
12 33 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (12.92%) Office 365
14 29 (12.08%) Linux
14 29 (12.08%) Degree
15 28 (11.67%) VPN
15 28 (11.67%) Windows 8
16 26 (10.83%) TCP/IP
17 25 (10.42%) SQL Server
17 25 (10.42%) Windows 10
18 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (9.58%) Driving Licence
19 21 (8.75%) DHCP
20 19 (7.92%) VoIP
20 19 (7.92%) Citrix
21 18 (7.50%) Finance

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 47 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.92%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.50%) Apache
5 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.08%) IIS
7 4 (1.67%) JBoss
7 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (20.42%) MS Office
2 47 (19.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.92%) Office 365
2 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.33%) SaaS
4 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.00%) Firewall
2 35 (14.58%) DNS
3 28 (11.67%) VPN
4 26 (10.83%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.75%) DHCP
6 19 (7.92%) VoIP
7 16 (6.67%) LAN
8 14 (5.83%) Wireless
9 13 (5.42%) Internet
9 13 (5.42%) WAN
10 12 (5.00%) PBX
10 12 (5.00%) SAN
11 7 (2.92%) Intranet
12 4 (1.67%) MPLS
12 4 (1.67%) NAS
12 4 (1.67%) Network Security
12 4 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.25%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.83%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.08%) QlikView
2 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.67%) MS Access
4 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) PROIV
General
1 18 (7.50%) Finance
2 16 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.42%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.17%) Marketing
5 8 (3.33%) Advertising
6 7 (2.92%) Electronics
6 7 (2.92%) Retail
7 3 (1.25%) Law
8 2 (0.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.25%) JSON
2 3 (1.25%) XML
3 2 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Driving Licence
2 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.42%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.75%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.25%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.83%) AS400
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
9 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 141 (58.75%) Windows
2 59 (24.58%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (14.58%) Windows 7
6 29 (12.08%) Linux
7 28 (11.67%) Windows 8
8 25 (10.42%) Windows 10
9 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (7.08%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.33%) Unix
12 5 (2.08%) Android
12 5 (2.08%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.67%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.42%) AIX
16 1 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.50%) ITIL
2 17 (7.08%) Data Protection
3 15 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.58%) Service Management
5 10 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (2.92%) Line Management
7 7 (2.92%) Mentoring
7 7 (2.92%) Programme Management
8 6 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 5 (2.08%) Change Management
9 5 (2.08%) Information Security
9 5 (2.08%) Project Management
9 5 (2.08%) Service Desk Management
10 4 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.17%) SQL
2 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.67%) Java
3 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.25%) C
5 2 (0.83%) C#
5 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (12.08%) Degree
2 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.58%) CCNA
4 11 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.58%) MCP
5 9 (3.75%) MCSE
5 9 (3.75%) MCTS
6 7 (2.92%) MCSA
7 6 (2.50%) A+ Certification
7 6 (2.50%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.83%) HND
10 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 102 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.50%) vSphere
4 6 (2.50%) XenApp
5 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.83%) vCloud
8 2 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) SCCM
2 3 (1.25%) SCOM
2 3 (1.25%) WSUS
3 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 104 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.25%) VMware
3 19 (7.92%) Citrix
4 17 (7.08%) Cisco
5 11 (4.58%) Oracle
6 10 (4.17%) WatchGuard
7 9 (3.75%) Apple
7 9 (3.75%) Avaya
8 8 (3.33%) SAP
9 7 (2.92%) HP
10 5 (2.08%) Mitel
10 5 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.08%) Sophos
11 4 (1.67%) Google
11 4 (1.67%) Sage
12 3 (1.25%) Dell
12 3 (1.25%) NEC
12 3 (1.25%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.83%) Panasonic
13 2 (0.83%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Penryn, Cornwall
Databasics Hospitality Systems Ltd (Hotel Perfect)
Salary: Negotiable according to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
WA Consultants
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £highly competitive, dependent on experience.
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 26 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benifits
Posted: 19 days ago