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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 140 152 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 102 93 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 1.60% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.65% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 99 74 88
Median salary £23,250 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.08% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £18,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
5115 5639 5718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.24% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4327 4728 4767
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +26 37 £23,000 -7.07% 5
Gloucestershire -4 18 £24,500 +6.52%
Cornwall - 14 £20,500 - 3
Somerset -1 13 £24,500 +8.88% 1
Wiltshire -1 12 £24,500 +25.64% 4
Devon -5 5 £18,500 -43.07% 2
Dorset 0 3 £19,000 - 4
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 139 (55.82%) Windows
2 109 (43.78%) Microsoft
3 100 (40.16%) Active Directory
4 63 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (23.29%) VMware
5 58 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (22.89%) Windows Server
7 51 (20.48%) MS Exchange
7 51 (20.48%) ITIL
8 49 (19.68%) MS Office
9 45 (18.07%) MS Excel
10 44 (17.67%) SQL
11 41 (16.47%) Degree
11 41 (16.47%) Windows 7
12 36 (14.46%) Citrix
13 32 (12.85%) Service Delivery
13 32 (12.85%) Windows 10
14 28 (11.24%) Windows 8
15 27 (10.84%) Office 365
15 27 (10.84%) Firewall
16 26 (10.44%) VoIP
16 26 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (10.04%) SLA
17 25 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (9.24%) SAN
19 22 (8.84%) DNS
20 21 (8.43%) Linux
20 21 (8.43%) VPN

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 51 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.82%) IIS
4 12 (4.82%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.20%) Apache
10 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.40%) nginx
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (19.68%) MS Office
2 45 (18.07%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.84%) Office 365
2 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.84%) Firewall
2 26 (10.44%) VoIP
3 23 (9.24%) SAN
4 22 (8.84%) DNS
5 21 (8.43%) VPN
6 18 (7.23%) DHCP
7 14 (5.62%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.22%) Internet
8 13 (5.22%) Wireless
9 11 (4.42%) LAN
10 10 (4.02%) PBX
11 7 (2.81%) Skype
11 7 (2.81%) WAN
12 5 (2.01%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.61%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.61%) VLAN
14 3 (1.20%) ISDN
14 3 (1.20%) MPLS
14 3 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.61%) Ingres
4 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.20%) MS Access
5 3 (1.20%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Maven
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 19 (7.63%) Finance
2 17 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.22%) Advertising
5 11 (4.42%) Marketing
6 10 (4.02%) Electronics
7 9 (3.61%) Retail
8 5 (2.01%) Billing
9 3 (1.20%) Automotive
10 2 (0.80%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) XML
2 3 (1.20%) JSON
3 2 (0.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) CSS3
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.23%) Driving Licence
2 10 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (4.02%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.61%) iPad
4 7 (2.81%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.01%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.61%) Clustering
7 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) AS400
8 2 (0.80%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.40%) Biology
9 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 139 (55.82%) Windows
2 63 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (22.89%) Windows Server
5 41 (16.47%) Windows 7
6 32 (12.85%) Windows 10
7 28 (11.24%) Windows 8
8 25 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (8.43%) Linux
10 20 (8.03%) Apple iOS
11 11 (4.42%) Mac OS X
12 10 (4.02%) Android
13 8 (3.21%) Unix
14 6 (2.41%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.48%) ITIL
2 32 (12.85%) Service Delivery
3 17 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (5.62%) Mentoring
5 13 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.22%) Data Protection
5 13 (5.22%) Service Management
6 11 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.42%) CRM
6 11 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (4.42%) Fault Management
7 10 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.02%) Programme Management
8 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.21%) Performance Improvement
9 8 (3.21%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (2.81%) Change Management
10 7 (2.81%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.81%) Project Management
11 6 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.67%) SQL
2 13 (5.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.02%) C
3 10 (4.02%) Java
4 8 (3.21%) VBScript
5 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (16.47%) Degree
2 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.23%) MCSE
4 15 (6.02%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.62%) MCSA
6 7 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.01%) CCNA
8 5 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.01%) MCP
9 4 (1.61%) HND
10 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.80%) MCTS
12 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.04%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 100 (40.16%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.02%) XenApp
5 8 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.81%) vSphere
7 4 (1.61%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.61%) vCloud
8 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (7.63%) SCCM
2 10 (4.02%) SCOM
3 6 (2.41%) Nagios
4 5 (2.01%) HP SIM
4 5 (2.01%) WSUS
5 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (23.29%) VMware
3 36 (14.46%) Citrix
4 16 (6.43%) Apple
5 12 (4.82%) Cisco
5 12 (4.82%) Veeam
6 10 (4.02%) SAP
6 10 (4.02%) WatchGuard
7 9 (3.61%) Dell
7 9 (3.61%) HP
8 8 (3.21%) Progress
9 7 (2.81%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.41%) Avaya
11 5 (2.01%) FrontRange
12 4 (1.61%) Dell KACE
12 4 (1.61%) Google
12 4 (1.61%) Oracle
13 2 (0.80%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (0.80%) NetApp
13 2 (0.80%) Symantec
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Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Channel Isles
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bodmin, Cornwall
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ThreePeople
Salary: £22000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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intY
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + bonus when working late shifts
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £18-24,000 + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago