The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 55 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.06% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.67% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Average salary £24,000 £19,750 £17,146
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.51% +15.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £16,229
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,200 £21,429
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
429 600 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.39% 96.93% 99.67%
Number of salaries quoted 361 565 540
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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 +16 9 £24,000 +9.09%
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) AS400
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Replication
7 1 (8.33%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware