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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank - 71 49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 0 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 1.71% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.77% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
Average salary - £27,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.59%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.16%
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
539 565 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.58% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 412 410 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Publishing
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) HP
Watford, Hertfordshire
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