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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 14 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.17% 1.06% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 1.20% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £20,250 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
45 83 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 93.75% 88.30% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 73 37
Average salary £31,713 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware