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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 67 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 19 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.47% 2.60% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.63% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 40
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
760 912 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.70% 98.92% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 704 746 751
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (45.45%) ITIL
5 14 (42.42%) Citrix
5 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) Service Management
6 13 (39.39%) SAP
6 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
6 13 (39.39%) EPoS
7 12 (36.36%) SAN
7 12 (36.36%) VoIP
7 12 (36.36%) CRM
7 12 (36.36%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) XenApp
7 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
7 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (36.36%) Office 365
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (18.18%) MS Office
9 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
10 2 (6.06%) Sage
10 2 (6.06%) DHCP
10 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.06%) DNS
11 1 (3.03%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SAN
1 12 (36.36%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Service Management
3 12 (36.36%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V2
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) XenApp
2 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Citrix
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Sage
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago