Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 114 146
Rank change year-on-year -43 +32 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 22 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.71% 1.44% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 12
Cambridge median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £18,550 £17,000 £19,200
90th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £48,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3015 2236 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 1863 2379
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Cambridge

IT Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in Cambridge.

Salary trend for IT Support in Cambridge

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Cambridge

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT 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 Cambridge region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Office 365
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) LDAP
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) IIS
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Electronics
8 3 (13.64%) PLM
8 3 (13.64%) CAD
8 3 (13.64%) CAE

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) LDAP
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) OpenVPN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Broadband
5 1 (4.55%) IPsec
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) HP Storage
2 2 (9.09%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Debian
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) CAD
1 3 (13.64%) CAE
1 3 (13.64%) PLM
1 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
2 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) People Management
3 1 (4.55%) Presales
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Docker
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware
4 2 (9.09%) iptables
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 2 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco