The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 48 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.91% 0.54% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.55% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 10
Median salary £24,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
459 547 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.25% 98.92% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 399 418 410
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Statistics
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) PACS
6 1 (6.67%) CMS
6 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) SSH
6 1 (6.67%) RS-232
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) RS-232
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
1 7 (46.67%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase