The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 56 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 29 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.02% 2.42% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.48% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 19
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £19,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
918 805 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.72% 97.58% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 805 731 869
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
IT Support
Hampshire

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 16 April 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 61 (91.04%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (64.18%) VMware
4 40 (59.70%) MS Exchange
4 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
4 40 (59.70%) Active Directory
5 36 (53.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (52.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (52.24%) TCP/IP
6 35 (52.24%) MCSE
6 35 (52.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (47.76%) Citrix
8 31 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (44.78%) MCITP
9 30 (44.78%) Windows Vista
9 30 (44.78%) Firewall
9 30 (44.78%) MS Excel
10 25 (37.31%) CCA
10 25 (37.31%) Citrix Certification
10 25 (37.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (31.34%) Windows 7
12 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
13 16 (23.88%) SAN
14 14 (20.90%) Thin Client
14 14 (20.90%) Fat Client
15 13 (19.40%) Windows 8
16 10 (14.93%) Degree
17 9 (13.43%) SQL
18 8 (11.94%) ITIL
18 8 (11.94%) Clustering

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (59.70%) MS Exchange
2 31 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.46%) IIS
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.99%) Lync
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (44.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) TCP/IP
2 30 (44.78%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) SAN
4 7 (10.45%) DNS
5 5 (7.46%) LAN
5 5 (7.46%) WAN
5 5 (7.46%) VLAN
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) SNMP
6 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Thin Client
1 14 (20.90%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.94%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
3 2 (2.99%) Kindle
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) EPoS
3 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (91.04%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (53.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (44.78%) Windows Vista
5 21 (31.34%) Windows 7
6 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
7 13 (19.40%) Windows 8
8 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.97%) Linux
10 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.94%) ITIL
2 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
2 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
2 3 (4.48%) Network Management
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
3 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
3 2 (2.99%) Logistics
3 2 (2.99%) Migration
3 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.49%) ERP
4 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 35 (52.24%) MCSE
2 30 (44.78%) MCITP
3 25 (37.31%) CCA
3 25 (37.31%) Citrix Certification
3 25 (37.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (14.93%) Degree
5 5 (7.46%) MCSA
5 5 (7.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (59.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (52.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (5.97%) XenApp
4 4 (5.97%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.46%) SCOM
2 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) VMware
2 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 5 (7.46%) Dell
4 5 (7.46%) Intel
4 5 (7.46%) Symantec
4 5 (7.46%) Veritas
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.99%) Mitel
6 2 (2.99%) Apple
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Sage
7 1 (1.49%) Pegasus
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + pension, flexitime, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 DOE
Posted: 19 days ago