The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 69 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 16 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.15% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 0.77% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £26,500 £34,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.18% +81.57%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -3.38%
Technical 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
731 780 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.12% 98.98% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 684 591 789
Median salary £38,875 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.81% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Southampton region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) VBScript
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (10.53%) SLA
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (5.26%) ERP
9 1 (5.26%) MS Office
9 1 (5.26%) COM
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco
9 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.26%) ERP
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware