Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £24,250 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Technical Support
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.29% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Portsmouth median annual salary £24,250 £18,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.08% -38.33% +13.21%
Hampshire median annual salary £24,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.33% -14.29% +27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 693 649 789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.28% 97.45% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 608 626 685
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Portsmouth

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Portsmouth

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Portsmouth

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Portsmouth region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft