The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 76 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.58% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +97.36%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
808 883 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.50% 97.25% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 715 831 810
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
Hampshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 July 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

Technical Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle