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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 72 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 8 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.17% 3.92% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 4.12% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 35
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.38%
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
658 801 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.20% 95.13% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 585 713 795
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Vista
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (36.84%) MCITP
4 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
4 7 (36.84%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) CCA
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (36.84%) MCSE
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
5 5 (26.32%) Local Government
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Phone
6 3 (15.79%) Lync
6 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
1 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
2 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Vista
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Phone
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (36.84%) MCSE
2 7 (36.84%) CCA
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCITP
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Salesforce.com
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