The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 28 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.90% 3.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 3.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £19,250 £22,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
IT Support
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 99.05% 98.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 98 40 37
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Taunton

IT Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Application Packaging
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (9.09%) Spiceworks
9 1 (9.09%) Office 365
9 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (9.09%) FTP
9 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (9.09%) WLAN
9 1 (9.09%) Broadband
9 1 (9.09%) ITIL
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Spiceworks