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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 109 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.40% 0.89% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.90% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -13.82%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
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
1190 1226 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.74% 98.79% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1080 1184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 2 £32,500 +22.64%
Crawley -5 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (33.33%) AppSense
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 5 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) PBX
5 2 (13.33%) WAN

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (13.33%) DSL
2 2 (13.33%) PBX
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (6.67%) French Language
1 1 (6.67%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
1 5 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) AppSense
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
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Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 17 days ago