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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 73 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.35% 0.94% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.95% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £20,500 £27,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £24,700 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,800 £27,150
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.38%
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
555 525 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 98.50% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 453 379 265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Degree

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago