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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 61 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.04% 2.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 2.94% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £29,000 £25,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.62% +7.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,250 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
561 340 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.57% 92.64% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 418 265 259
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) MS Office
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Legal
10 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
10 3 (15.79%) vSphere
10 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) VoIP
10 3 (15.79%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) X-Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) DNS

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) S-PLUS
4 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) X-Windows
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Service Management
1 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Quark