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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 73 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.26% 3.36% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 3.55% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 40
Average salary £23,500 £24,875 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.52% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.16%
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
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (51.85%) Citrix
5 13 (48.15%) MCSE
5 13 (48.15%) MCITP
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Vista
6 12 (44.44%) Fat Client
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (44.44%) Thin Client
6 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) CCA
6 12 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (44.44%) Firewall
6 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
9 5 (18.52%) Local Government
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Phone
10 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (11.11%) Lync

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Local Government
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 12 (44.44%) Fat Client
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Vista
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Phone
4 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (48.15%) MCSE
2 13 (48.15%) MCITP
3 12 (44.44%) CCA
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) MCDST
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Citrix
3 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
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