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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 72 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% 2.75% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.80% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £15,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,500 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
IT Support
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
503 393 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.73% 98.25% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 367 303 350
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

IT Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Watford

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) X-Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) X-Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Quark
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago