The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 57 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.74% 2.39% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 2.49% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 1
Average salary £17,000 £23,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.65% +23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.31%
IT Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
502 683 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 93.31% 95.93% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 456 551 443
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £59,050 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

IT Support
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Swindon

IT Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago