The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 54 55 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 33 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.91% 4.10% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 4.20% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 7
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -7.84%
IT Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
801 880 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.02% 97.45% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 709 841 807
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support across the Southampton region.

IT Support Salary Trend in Southampton

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 54 (90.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Active Directory
3 37 (61.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
7 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
8 18 (30.00%) VMware
8 18 (30.00%) MS Office
9 16 (26.67%) Citrix
10 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 15 (25.00%) Firewall
10 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (21.67%) ITIL
11 13 (21.67%) MCSE
11 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (20.00%) Windows Vista
12 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
13 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.33%) SLA
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco
13 11 (18.33%) MCITP
13 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
14 9 (15.00%) CCA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.33%) Lync
5 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) VLAN
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.00%) SNMP
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
3 3 (5.00%) Intranet
3 3 (5.00%) ISDN
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) ADSL
5 1 (1.67%) Broadband
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.00%) PDA
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 54 (90.00%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
6 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.00%) Linux
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Network Management
3 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.00%) Logistics
4 3 (5.00%) CRM
4 3 (5.00%) Web Development
5 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) ERP
6 1 (1.67%) Service Management
6 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) MCSE
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) MCITP
3 9 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (15.00%) CCA
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCDST
7 2 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.00%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) Citrix
4 11 (18.33%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) Symantec
6 5 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (5.00%) Remedy
8 2 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.67%) Sage
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago