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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 160 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 78 78 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 1.33% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.39% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 60
Average salary £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £16,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £32,800 £29,550
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -13 17 £23,000 +6.97% 2
Bristol -15 16 £24,000 -2.04% 3
Wiltshire -2 13 £19,500 -22.00%
Devon +1 12 £32,500 +89.78% 2
Dorset +10 11 £20,000 +5.26% 3
Somerset +12 9 £20,500 +2.50% 5
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 114 (72.15%) Windows
2 93 (58.86%) Microsoft
3 87 (55.06%) Active Directory
4 66 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (33.54%) VMware
6 51 (32.28%) MS Office
7 47 (29.75%) Citrix
8 42 (26.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (23.42%) MS Exchange
10 36 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (18.99%) Windows 7
13 24 (15.19%) Windows XP
14 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
14 23 (14.56%) Windows 8
15 22 (13.92%) LAN
15 22 (13.92%) WAN
16 20 (12.66%) TCP/IP
17 19 (12.03%) ITIL
18 17 (10.76%) Internet
19 16 (10.13%) Firewall
20 15 (9.49%) DNS
21 14 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
22 13 (8.23%) Finance
22 13 (8.23%) DHCP
22 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
23 12 (7.59%) SAN
24 11 (6.96%) Cisco
24 11 (6.96%) SQL
24 11 (6.96%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (23.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.16%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.53%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (32.28%) MS Office
2 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.92%) LAN
1 22 (13.92%) WAN
2 20 (12.66%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.76%) Internet
4 16 (10.13%) Firewall
5 15 (9.49%) DNS
6 13 (8.23%) DHCP
7 12 (7.59%) SAN
8 11 (6.96%) Wireless
9 9 (5.70%) VPN
10 7 (4.43%) VoIP
11 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.80%) MPLS
12 4 (2.53%) LDAP
12 4 (2.53%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.53%) VLAN
13 3 (1.90%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.90%) SSL
13 3 (1.90%) Intranet
13 3 (1.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (8.23%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Advertising
3 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.16%) Automotive
4 5 (3.16%) Legal
4 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.16%) Games
5 4 (2.53%) Back Office
5 4 (2.53%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.90%) Handset
4 3 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) Replication
5 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.63%) CMDB
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 114 (72.15%) Windows
2 66 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (26.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (18.99%) Windows 7
6 24 (15.19%) Windows XP
7 23 (14.56%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.06%) Linux
9 6 (3.80%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.16%) Android
11 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.03%) ITIL
2 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (4.43%) Software Delivery
4 6 (3.80%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (3.16%) Coaching
5 5 (3.16%) Business Continuity
6 3 (1.90%) ERP
6 3 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (1.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.27%) CRM
7 2 (1.27%) Network Management
8 1 (0.63%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.63%) Time Management
8 1 (0.63%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.63%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (0.63%) Benchmarking
8 1 (0.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.63%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.63%) VBScript
2 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.16%) Degree
3 4 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.53%) MCSE
4 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.90%) MCP
5 2 (1.27%) MCITP
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (55.06%) Active Directory
2 36 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.53%) vCloud
4 4 (2.53%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.53%) vSphere
5 3 (1.90%) XenApp
6 2 (1.27%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.63%) Postfix
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 53 (33.54%) VMware
3 47 (29.75%) Citrix
4 11 (6.96%) Cisco
5 9 (5.70%) HP
6 7 (4.43%) CA
7 6 (3.80%) Apple
8 5 (3.16%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.53%) Lotus
9 4 (2.53%) Avaya
9 4 (2.53%) Veeam
10 3 (1.90%) Dell
10 3 (1.90%) Remedy
11 2 (1.27%) Sage
11 2 (1.27%) NetApp
11 2 (1.27%) EMC
11 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.63%) Polycom
12 1 (0.63%) Logi Analytics
12 1 (0.63%) Meraki
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Fleet Street, London
Mediaforce
Salary: Attractive salary and excellent potential
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago