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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 72 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 12 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.67% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Median salary £28,250 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
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
699 767 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.49% 98.97% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 657 610 755
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) VBScript
5 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.33%) MCITP
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (8.33%) Citrix
10 2 (8.33%) SLA
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco
10 2 (8.33%) IBM
10 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (8.33%) VMware

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (4.17%) ERP
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Presales
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
2 8 (33.33%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) HP