The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 73 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 1.90% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.93% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Technical 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
559 518 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.05% 98.29% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 453 375 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Watford

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
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