The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 69 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 1.98% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 2.04% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £29,750 £27,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.18% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £19,000 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
562 343 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.56% 97.17% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 442 284 233
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Support
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) MCTS
3 4 (44.44%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago