The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 54 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.90% 0.37% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.38% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 18
Average salary £17,500 £23,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,650 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £23,850 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
IT Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
424 527 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.07% 97.23% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 355 495 600
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

IT Support
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Suffolk

IT Support
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Woodbridge - 1 £18,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £17,000 - 1
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (7.69%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Project Management
1 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £33k per year + Company Van & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago