The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 84 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.78% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.79% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 11
Average salary - £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
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
751 889 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.69% 98.89% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 695 727 752
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago