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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 58 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 29 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.38% 4.32% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 4.44% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 15
Average salary £24,875 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.64% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 878 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.76% 97.34% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 719 829 817
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Active Directory
3 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (51.72%) MS Exchange
5 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
7 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
8 17 (29.31%) MS Office
8 17 (29.31%) Windows 8
9 16 (27.59%) VMware
10 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (24.14%) ITIL
11 13 (22.41%) SharePoint
11 13 (22.41%) Citrix
11 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
13 11 (18.97%) SLA
13 11 (18.97%) Cisco
13 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
13 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.97%) Firewall
13 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (17.24%) MCSE
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (13.79%) Windows Vista
17 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec
17 7 (12.07%) Symantec
17 7 (12.07%) SQL
17 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) SharePoint
2 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.62%) Lync
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (29.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
1 11 (18.97%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) VLAN
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.17%) Intranet
3 3 (5.17%) ISDN
3 3 (5.17%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) WAN
3 3 (5.17%) SNMP
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
1 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.17%) Kindle
2 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.17%) PDA
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 36 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
4 17 (29.31%) Windows 8
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (13.79%) Windows Vista
9 6 (10.34%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.17%) Linux
10 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Network Management
3 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.17%) Web Development
4 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.17%) Logistics
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
5 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) MCSE
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCITP
3 6 (10.34%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) CCA
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (8.62%) MCSA
4 5 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.17%) MCP
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (77.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 13 (22.41%) Citrix
4 11 (18.97%) Cisco
5 7 (12.07%) Symantec
6 5 (8.62%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) Remedy
8 2 (3.45%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.72%) Sage
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Bond Dickinson
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago