The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 66 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.54% 1.82% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.92% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £22,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.59% +1.13%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 312 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.75% 94.83% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 404 236 233
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
Hertfordshire

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 1 August 2014, 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 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) Citrix
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 9 (37.50%) MS Office
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (33.33%) Software Deployment
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) Data Security
9 4 (16.67%) MCITP
9 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) VPN
9 4 (16.67%) MCP
9 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.67%) ADSL
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.67%) Legal
9 4 (16.67%) Network Security
10 2 (8.33%) S-PLUS
10 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (8.33%) Network Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
2 4 (16.67%) ADSL
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCITP
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Citrix
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
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