The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 160 184 166
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 83 39 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 0.73% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.77% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 68 39 46
Average salary £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £16,500 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £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
5739 5093 5282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.21% 95.54% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4336 4693
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 24 £24,000 +4.34% 5
Dorset -5 24 £20,750 -56.31% 3
Wiltshire +20 16 £23,000 -24.59% 2
Gloucestershire -1 11 £25,250 +6.31% 2
Somerset +1 6 £21,750 -9.37% 1
Devon -5 3 £32,000 +8.47% 4
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 122 (71.35%) Windows
2 92 (53.80%) Active Directory
3 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 65 (38.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (25.15%) Citrix
6 35 (20.47%) ITIL
6 35 (20.47%) VMware
7 32 (18.71%) MS Office
7 32 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (17.54%) MS Exchange
8 30 (17.54%) Windows 7
9 27 (15.79%) Firewall
10 23 (13.45%) LAN
10 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
11 22 (12.87%) Windows XP
11 22 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (12.28%) WAN
13 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 19 (11.11%) SQL
14 18 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (9.94%) Windows 8
15 17 (9.94%) VPN
16 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (7.60%) SLA
18 13 (7.60%) DHCP
19 12 (7.02%) DNS
20 11 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
20 11 (6.43%) Finance
20 11 (6.43%) Internet

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.17%) Confluence
7 2 (1.17%) IIS
7 2 (1.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Office
2 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.79%) Firewall
2 23 (13.45%) LAN
2 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
3 21 (12.28%) WAN
4 17 (9.94%) VPN
5 13 (7.60%) DHCP
6 12 (7.02%) DNS
7 11 (6.43%) Internet
8 9 (5.26%) SAN
9 7 (4.09%) VoIP
10 6 (3.51%) Wireless
11 5 (2.92%) FTP
12 4 (2.34%) Intranet
13 3 (1.75%) VLAN
13 3 (1.75%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.75%) SSL
13 3 (1.75%) WLAN
13 3 (1.75%) SMTP
13 3 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) JIRA
1 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (6.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.26%) Advertising
3 5 (2.92%) Automotive
4 2 (1.17%) Publishing
4 2 (1.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Law
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.17%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.17%) Handset
2 2 (1.17%) Replication
2 2 (1.17%) Clustering
2 2 (1.17%) Photography
3 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.58%) CMDB
3 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.58%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 122 (71.35%) Windows
2 65 (38.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (17.54%) Windows 7
5 22 (12.87%) Windows XP
6 18 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (9.94%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.51%) Linux
9 5 (2.92%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.92%) Android
10 3 (1.75%) UNIX
10 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) ITIL
2 9 (5.26%) Change Management
3 8 (4.68%) Service Delivery
4 7 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (2.92%) Coaching
5 5 (2.92%) Risk Management
5 5 (2.92%) Process Management
6 4 (2.34%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.34%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.75%) Workflow
7 3 (1.75%) Business Continuity
7 3 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.17%) ERP
8 2 (1.17%) Service Management
8 2 (1.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.17%) Time Management
8 2 (1.17%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.17%) Analytics
8 2 (1.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.58%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.17%) C
3 1 (0.58%) C++
3 1 (0.58%) Perl
3 1 (0.58%) VB
3 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.26%) Degree
4 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.09%) CCNA
4 7 (4.09%) MCP
4 7 (4.09%) MCSE
5 4 (2.34%) MCSA
5 4 (2.34%) MCTS
5 4 (2.34%) MCITP
6 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) HND
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) CCDP
7 1 (0.58%) CCSE
7 1 (0.58%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.60%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (53.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.75%) XenApp
4 3 (1.75%) vSphere
4 3 (1.75%) vCloud
5 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.15%) Citrix
3 35 (20.47%) VMware
4 9 (5.26%) Cisco
5 6 (3.51%) Juniper
5 6 (3.51%) CA
5 6 (3.51%) Apple
6 5 (2.92%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.34%) HP
7 4 (2.34%) Nortel
8 3 (1.75%) Symantec
8 3 (1.75%) Remedy
9 2 (1.17%) NetApp
9 2 (1.17%) Siemens
9 2 (1.17%) Lotus
9 2 (1.17%) Dell
9 2 (1.17%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.17%) Toshiba
10 1 (0.58%) Meraki
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bodmin, Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Corsham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 19 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Dorchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
IntaPeople
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago