The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 96 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 11 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.89% 1.73% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.80% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 17
Average salary £26,500 £30,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.82% +53.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,000 £16,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
Technical Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1217 1331 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.22% 95.89% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1166 1181
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Technical Support
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in West Sussex

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Technical Support
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham +3 6 £26,500 -63.44%
Crawley -14 3 £45,000 +28.57%
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 14 (51.85%) German Language
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Italian Language
2 10 (37.04%) French Language
3 9 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
4 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) IIS
5 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Wireless
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Dutch Language
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
7 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) ERP
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.70%) DSL
2 1 (3.70%) PBX
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (51.85%) German Language
2 10 (37.04%) Italian Language
2 10 (37.04%) French Language
3 9 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
1 2 (7.41%) CRM
1 2 (7.41%) ERP
2 1 (3.70%) Service Management
2 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
2 1 (3.70%) Business Development
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) NEC
3 1 (3.70%) Mitel
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