The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 136 148 136
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 78 70 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.76% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.51% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 72 57 67
Average salary £29,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Technical Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4216 4650 4603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.15% 95.35% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3651 3818 3664
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Surrey

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Surrey

Technical Support
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Guildford +6 11 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Staines - 6 £35,000 -
Dorking +13 5 £35,000 +52.17%
Leatherhead -8 5 £30,000 -1.63%
Weybridge +8 3 £20,000 -61.90%
Tadworth - 3 £28,000 - 1
Farnham +1 2 £32,500 +4.83%
Woking -3 2 £20,000 -27.27%
Redhill -19 1 £45,000 +22.44% 1
Oxted - 1 £29,000 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 87 (58.00%) SQL
2 63 (42.00%) Windows
2 63 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 61 (40.67%) Degree
4 50 (33.33%) VMware
5 47 (31.33%) SQL Server
6 45 (30.00%) .NET
6 45 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 40 (26.67%) Mathematics
7 40 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 37 (24.67%) Physics
8 37 (24.67%) Chemistry
9 34 (22.67%) Computer Science
9 34 (22.67%) VB
10 32 (21.33%) ITIL
11 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 30 (20.00%) Finance
13 29 (19.33%) MS Excel
13 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 24 (16.00%) Firewall
16 21 (14.00%) Citrix
16 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
17 20 (13.33%) Software Testing
17 20 (13.33%) Windows 7
18 19 (12.67%) SAN
19 18 (12.00%) Cisco
19 18 (12.00%) WAN

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 30 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.67%) IIS
3 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (4.67%) Lync
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.33%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) assyst
3 1 (0.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) IaaS
2 4 (2.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.00%) Firewall
2 19 (12.67%) SAN
3 18 (12.00%) WAN
4 17 (11.33%) LAN
5 14 (9.33%) VoIP
6 13 (8.67%) DNS
7 10 (6.67%) VPN
7 10 (6.67%) MPLS
8 8 (5.33%) Internet
9 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.33%) DHCP
11 4 (2.67%) NAS
12 3 (2.00%) WebEx
13 2 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (1.33%) Skype
13 2 (1.33%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.67%) SHDSL
14 1 (0.67%) Network Security
14 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.67%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.67%) MySQL
3 5 (3.33%) MS Access
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) FishEye
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Marketing
3 8 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.33%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Electronics
6 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.33%) Advertising
7 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.00%) .NET
2 14 (9.33%) HTML
3 13 (8.67%) CSS
4 7 (4.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (0.67%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 37 (24.67%) Physics
2 37 (24.67%) Chemistry
3 34 (22.67%) Computer Science
4 17 (11.33%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.67%) Clustering
6 7 (4.67%) PKI
7 3 (2.00%) Biology
8 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.33%) DTV
8 2 (1.33%) Replication
8 2 (1.33%) CCTV
8 2 (1.33%) CMDB
8 2 (1.33%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
9 1 (0.67%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.00%) Windows
2 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 17 (11.33%) Linux
6 12 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.33%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.33%) UNIX
10 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.33%) ITIL
2 25 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 9 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.33%) Service Management
7 7 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (4.67%) High Availability
7 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (4.67%) Server Patching
7 7 (4.67%) Server Building
8 6 (4.00%) Time Management
8 6 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (3.33%) ERP
9 5 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.67%) CRM
10 4 (2.67%) Project Management
10 4 (2.67%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (58.00%) SQL
2 40 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 34 (22.67%) VB
4 13 (8.67%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.33%) Perl
6 7 (4.67%) VBScript
7 6 (4.00%) VBA
8 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.00%) C#
8 3 (2.00%) C++
9 2 (1.33%) Java
9 2 (1.33%) C
10 1 (0.67%) R
10 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (40.67%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.67%) MCP
4 4 (2.67%) MCSE
4 4 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CCDP
6 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) SLA
2 9 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 45 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.00%) XenApp
4 9 (6.00%) Terminal Server
5 7 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.67%) UAG
6 4 (2.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.67%) XenServer
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) vCloud
7 1 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) SCCM
2 10 (6.67%) SCOM
3 7 (4.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (33.33%) VMware
3 21 (14.00%) Citrix
4 18 (12.00%) Cisco
5 16 (10.67%) Oracle
6 15 (10.00%) HP
7 10 (6.67%) Veeam
8 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.00%) Dell
10 5 (3.33%) Avaya
10 5 (3.33%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.00%) SOTI
11 3 (2.00%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.33%) Symantec
12 2 (1.33%) SAP
12 2 (1.33%) IBM
13 1 (0.67%) EMC
13 1 (0.67%) Remedy
13 1 (0.67%) Juniper
13 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum £22,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum £35,000 to £38,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Shepperton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Tadworth
Prospectus IT
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + (Negotiable)
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago