Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £25,851 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 79 97
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 26 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.52% 2.16% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.20% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 22
Somerset median annual salary £25,851 £23,000 £21,792
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.40% +5.55% -9.20%
10th Percentile £19,400 £21,250 £17,500
90th Percentile £31,075 £34,350 £33,250
South West median annual salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% -3.85%

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 958 1,093 1,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.83% 98.56% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 712 931 979
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,250
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Bath +19 15 £22,500 -13.46% 4
Street - 6 £25,851 -
Taunton -4 2 £24,750 -0.43% 1
Weston-super-Mare -28 1 £26,500 +15.22% 2
Bridgwater - 1 £27,500 -
IT Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) NVQ Level 3
3 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
4 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) Electronics
5 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) SLA
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) MPLS
7 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (15.38%) Electronics
4 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Active Listening
3 1 (3.85%) BCP
3 1 (3.85%) Case Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) Email Filtering
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Practice Management
3 1 (3.85%) Principle of Least Privilege
3 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.85%) Server Building
3 1 (3.85%) Server Hardening
3 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle