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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 132 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 131 102 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 1.73% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.78% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 118 87 142
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,987 £17,400 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,100 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,514 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -1.94%
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
5483 5716 5997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.55% 96.98% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4843 5021
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +16 28 £26,000 -1.88% 2
Devon +24 26 £27,000 +58.82% 3
Dorset +1 26 £20,000 -9.09% 3
Wiltshire +14 22 £26,500 +32.50%
Gloucestershire -7 18 £25,000 -3.84% 3
Cornwall -10 8 £26,250 - 1
Somerset -24 3 £32,000 +28.00%
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 148 (62.18%) Windows
2 104 (43.70%) Active Directory
3 98 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 62 (26.05%) Windows Server
5 55 (23.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (21.01%) ITIL
7 50 (21.01%) MS Office
8 49 (20.59%) VMware
9 47 (19.75%) MS Exchange
10 43 (18.07%) MS Excel
11 37 (15.55%) Linux
12 35 (14.71%) TCP/IP
12 35 (14.71%) DNS
12 35 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (14.29%) SQL
14 32 (13.45%) Windows 7
15 31 (13.03%) SQL Server
16 30 (12.61%) Firewall
16 30 (12.61%) Windows 8
17 27 (11.34%) Office 365
18 26 (10.92%) VPN
19 25 (10.50%) Cisco
20 24 (10.08%) DHCP
20 24 (10.08%) Degree
20 24 (10.08%) Windows 10
21 23 (9.66%) Driving Licence
21 23 (9.66%) LAN
22 22 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 20 (8.40%) Windows XP

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 (19.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.94%) Apache
4 6 (2.52%) IIS
4 6 (2.52%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.68%) JBoss
6 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.42%) Jetty
9 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (21.01%) MS Office
2 43 (18.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.10%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.34%) Office 365
2 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.52%) SaaS
4 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.71%) DNS
1 35 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 30 (12.61%) Firewall
3 26 (10.92%) VPN
4 24 (10.08%) DHCP
5 23 (9.66%) LAN
6 20 (8.40%) WAN
7 19 (7.98%) VoIP
8 13 (5.46%) Internet
9 12 (5.04%) SAN
10 11 (4.62%) Wireless
11 9 (3.78%) PBX
12 7 (2.94%) Intranet
13 6 (2.52%) Network Security
14 5 (2.10%) SSL
15 4 (1.68%) ADSL
15 4 (1.68%) MPLS
15 4 (1.68%) SMTP
15 4 (1.68%) VLAN
15 4 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.10%) QlikView
4 3 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.26%) MS Access
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.42%) PROIV
General
1 14 (5.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.36%) Marketing
5 5 (2.10%) Advertising
5 5 (2.10%) Electronics
5 5 (2.10%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.52%) Web Services
2 2 (0.84%) .NET
2 2 (0.84%) Middleware
2 2 (0.84%) XML
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Driving Licence
2 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.20%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.42%) AS400
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) iSeries
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 148 (62.18%) Windows
2 62 (26.05%) Windows Server
3 55 (23.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (15.55%) Linux
6 32 (13.45%) Windows 7
7 30 (12.61%) Windows 8
8 24 (10.08%) Windows 10
9 20 (8.40%) Windows XP
10 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (4.62%) Unix
12 6 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.52%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.10%) Android
14 4 (1.68%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.84%) CentOS
16 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.01%) ITIL
2 13 (5.46%) Data Protection
2 13 (5.46%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.04%) Service Management
4 10 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (2.94%) Coaching
6 7 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (2.94%) Line Management
7 6 (2.52%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.10%) Change Management
8 5 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.10%) Information Security
8 5 (2.10%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (2.10%) Programme Management
9 4 (1.68%) Data Security
9 4 (1.68%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.10%) Java
4 4 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.26%) C
5 3 (1.26%) C#
6 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.84%) Python
6 2 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (10.08%) Degree
2 22 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.46%) MCP
4 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.20%) CCNA
5 10 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.78%) MCTS
7 8 (3.36%) MCSA
7 8 (3.36%) MCSE
8 6 (2.52%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.52%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.84%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.42%) HNC
12 1 (0.42%) HND
12 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 104 (43.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.10%) XenApp
5 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.68%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.26%) vSphere
6 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.10%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.42%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.42%) Nagios
3 1 (0.42%) PaperCut
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 98 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 49 (20.59%) VMware
3 25 (10.50%) Cisco
4 14 (5.88%) Citrix
5 12 (5.04%) Oracle
6 10 (4.20%) WatchGuard
7 8 (3.36%) Apple
7 8 (3.36%) Avaya
8 7 (2.94%) HP
8 7 (2.94%) SAP
9 6 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.52%) Sophos
10 5 (2.10%) Mitel
11 4 (1.68%) Google
11 4 (1.68%) Intel
11 4 (1.68%) Sage
12 3 (1.26%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (1.26%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.26%) NEC
12 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilfracombe, Devon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Cotterell Consulting
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago