The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 152 163 184
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 76 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 1.06% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.11% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 54 30
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,725 £18,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £27,350 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5815 5026 5295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.32% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4791 4414 4649
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
IT Support
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 +18 23 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Wiltshire +7 16 £23,500 +5.61%
Dorset -12 14 £23,500 +25.33% 4
Bristol +5 13 £25,750 +14.44%
Somerset -33 9 £20,000 -6.97% 2
Devon -16 1 £17,250 -23.33%
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 100 (70.42%) Windows
2 80 (56.34%) Active Directory
3 76 (53.52%) Microsoft
4 56 (39.44%) MS Office
5 35 (24.65%) SQL
6 33 (23.24%) MS Excel
6 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (22.54%) Windows 7
8 29 (20.42%) MS Exchange
9 27 (19.01%) Windows XP
10 26 (18.31%) VMware
11 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
11 20 (14.08%) Linux
11 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (12.68%) ITIL
13 18 (12.68%) LAN
14 16 (11.27%) DNS
15 15 (10.56%) Mac OS X
15 15 (10.56%) Service Delivery
15 15 (10.56%) Firewall
15 15 (10.56%) Finance
16 14 (9.86%) VPN
16 14 (9.86%) WAN
16 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (9.86%) Degree
16 14 (9.86%) Windows 8
17 13 (9.15%) Apple iOS
18 12 (8.45%) Citrix
18 12 (8.45%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 29 (20.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.04%) IBM Notes
3 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.11%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.41%) CMS
8 2 (1.41%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) Lync
9 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.70%) WordPress
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 56 (39.44%) MS Office
2 33 (23.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
2 18 (12.68%) LAN
3 16 (11.27%) DNS
4 15 (10.56%) Firewall
5 14 (9.86%) VPN
5 14 (9.86%) WAN
6 12 (8.45%) DHCP
7 9 (6.34%) Internet
8 8 (5.63%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (5.63%) LDAP
9 7 (4.93%) SAN
10 2 (1.41%) 3G
10 2 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.41%) FTP
11 1 (0.70%) ADSL
11 1 (0.70%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.70%) VoIP
11 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.56%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Back Office
3 8 (5.63%) Marketing
4 4 (2.82%) French Language
4 4 (2.82%) German Language
4 4 (2.82%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.82%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) LAMP
2 4 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Open Source
2 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.23%) PDA
3 6 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.82%) Statistics
5 4 (2.82%) EPoS
6 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.41%) AS400
6 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 100 (70.42%) Windows
2 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (22.54%) Windows 7
4 27 (19.01%) Windows XP
5 20 (14.08%) Linux
6 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (10.56%) Mac OS X
8 14 (9.86%) Windows 8
9 13 (9.15%) Apple iOS
10 8 (5.63%) Solaris
11 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (4.23%) UNIX
13 3 (2.11%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.11%) CentOS
14 2 (1.41%) Android
15 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.68%) ITIL
2 15 (10.56%) Service Delivery
3 8 (5.63%) Identity Management
3 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
3 8 (5.63%) Time Management
4 5 (3.52%) Change Management
5 4 (2.82%) Project Management
5 4 (2.82%) CRM
6 3 (2.11%) Migration
6 3 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (2.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.41%) Scrum
7 2 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.41%) ERP
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (0.70%) Service Management
8 1 (0.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.65%) SQL
2 8 (5.63%) Python
2 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.82%) Java
4 3 (2.11%) C#
4 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (9.86%) Degree
2 11 (7.75%) MCSE
3 8 (5.63%) MCSA
3 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.93%) MCP
5 5 (3.52%) HND
6 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.11%) MCITP
8 1 (0.70%) ACSP
8 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.63%) Samba
3 8 (5.63%) Xen
3 8 (5.63%) NFS
4 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.41%) XenApp
5 2 (1.41%) vSphere
5 2 (1.41%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Bcfg2
2 3 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.31%) VMware
3 12 (8.45%) Citrix
4 10 (7.04%) Lotus
5 9 (6.34%) Oracle
6 8 (5.63%) Cisco
7 6 (4.23%) HP
7 6 (4.23%) Apple
8 5 (3.52%) NetApp
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.11%) Novell
10 3 (2.11%) SAP
11 2 (1.41%) Dell
12 1 (0.70%) Avaya
12 1 (0.70%) Adobe
12 1 (0.70%) Sage
12 1 (0.70%) McAfee
12 1 (0.70%) BT
12 1 (0.70%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.70%) Retalix
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + shift allowance & bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago