Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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

IT Support
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 98 95
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 12 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.39% 1.29% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.33% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 15
Somerset median annual salary £23,000 £27,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.60% +13.54% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,600 £21,000 £19,400
90th Percentile £40,000 £35,620 £38,750
South West median annual salary £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 843 1,279 1,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.68% 97.26% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 720 996 1,136
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,845 £26,250 £27,125
90th Percentile £60,125 £63,125 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Somerset

IT Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Somerset

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Somerset

IT Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Frome - 4 £18,000 -
Portishead - 3 £22,500 -
Bath +23 2 £23,000 -16.36% 2
Taunton +8 2 £24,856 +12.98% 1
Street -3 1 £40,000 -
IT Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SMTP
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (33.33%) iPad
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
6 2 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
7 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
1 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix