The median annual salary for an IT Support was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

IT Support
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 154 150
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 352 381 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.41% 2.07% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.14% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 341 346 409
Median salary £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,825 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in the South East

IT Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Support in the South East

IT Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in the South East

IT Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +54 89 £25,000 -10.71% 4
Hampshire +28 80 £25,000 -20.63% 18
Berkshire +11 71 £26,000 -5.45% 10
Buckinghamshire +6 36 £27,750 +23.33% 9
Kent +19 30 £26,500 +2.91% 1
Oxfordshire +19 20 £24,000 -4.00% 5
West Sussex -23 20 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East Sussex -4 6 £25,000 -
Middlesex +1 1 £35,000 +29.89%
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 537 (78.97%) Windows
2 428 (62.94%) Active Directory
3 322 (47.35%) Microsoft
4 250 (36.76%) Windows Server
5 186 (27.35%) VMware
6 180 (26.47%) Office 365
7 175 (25.74%) MS Exchange
8 154 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 152 (22.35%) Windows 7
9 152 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
10 139 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 119 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 117 (17.21%) Hyper-V
13 110 (16.18%) Windows 10
14 109 (16.03%) ITIL
15 95 (13.97%) Firewall
15 95 (13.97%) SQL
15 95 (13.97%) LAN
15 95 (13.97%) Cisco
16 93 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 88 (12.94%) DNS
18 82 (12.06%) DHCP
19 81 (11.91%) WAN
20 78 (11.47%) Windows 8
21 77 (11.32%) TCP/IP
21 77 (11.32%) SQL Server
22 70 (10.29%) Citrix
23 65 (9.56%) SCCM
24 62 (9.12%) MCSE
25 61 (8.97%) Linux

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 175 (25.74%) MS Exchange
2 55 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (5.59%) IIS
5 34 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.65%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.74%) CMS
11 3 (0.44%) WordPress
12 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.29%) TYPO3
13 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 152 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.15%) Line 50
4 1 (0.15%) Line 500
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 180 (26.47%) Office 365
2 60 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.79%) SaaS
4 6 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.29%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.29%) G Suite
7 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (13.97%) Firewall
1 95 (13.97%) LAN
2 88 (12.94%) DNS
3 82 (12.06%) DHCP
4 81 (11.91%) WAN
5 77 (11.32%) TCP/IP
6 41 (6.03%) VPN
7 31 (4.56%) SAN
8 28 (4.12%) Wireless
9 27 (3.97%) VoIP
10 21 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (2.50%) Skype
12 15 (2.21%) VLAN
12 15 (2.21%) WLAN
13 11 (1.62%) Internet
14 6 (0.88%) Broadband
15 5 (0.74%) IP Telephony
16 4 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (0.59%) Intranet
16 4 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.29%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.15%) DB2
12 1 (0.15%) Informix
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (7.21%) Finance
2 29 (4.26%) Marketing
3 17 (2.50%) French Language
4 16 (2.35%) German Language
5 12 (1.76%) Advertising
5 12 (1.76%) Legal
6 11 (1.62%) Dutch Language
6 11 (1.62%) Games
6 11 (1.62%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.18%) Law
7 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.18%) Polish Language
8 7 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.88%) Retail
10 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Czech Language
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Slovak Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.65%) .NET
2 15 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.76%) CSS
3 12 (1.76%) HTML
4 4 (0.59%) FFmpeg
5 3 (0.44%) EDI
6 2 (0.29%) HTML5
6 2 (0.29%) JSP
6 2 (0.29%) Web Services
7 1 (0.15%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) MAPI
7 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.15%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 26 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.65%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.21%) iPhone
6 10 (1.47%) Clustering
7 7 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.88%) EPoS
8 6 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.59%) iPad
11 3 (0.44%) AS400
11 3 (0.44%) CMDB
11 3 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.44%) NHS
11 3 (0.44%) PDA
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 537 (78.97%) Windows
2 250 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 154 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 152 (22.35%) Windows 7
5 139 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (16.18%) Windows 10
7 78 (11.47%) Windows 8
8 61 (8.97%) Linux
9 43 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (4.41%) Android
11 27 (3.97%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.50%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.50%) Windows Vista
13 16 (2.35%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.18%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.59%) Unix
15 4 (0.59%) VMS
15 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (16.03%) ITIL
2 28 (4.12%) Mentoring
2 28 (4.12%) Service Delivery
3 23 (3.38%) CRM
3 23 (3.38%) Incident Management
4 14 (2.06%) Project Management
4 14 (2.06%) Service Management
5 13 (1.91%) Analytics
5 13 (1.91%) Change Management
5 13 (1.91%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.62%) ERP
7 10 (1.47%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (1.47%) Problem Management
7 10 (1.47%) Workflow
8 9 (1.32%) ITSM
8 9 (1.32%) Time Management
9 8 (1.18%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (1.18%) ITIL V3
9 8 (1.18%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (1.18%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 95 (13.97%) SQL
2 49 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.26%) C#
4 23 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.76%) Java
6 9 (1.32%) PHP
7 7 (1.03%) VBScript
8 6 (0.88%) VB
9 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.44%) C
9 3 (0.44%) C++
10 2 (0.29%) Perl
10 2 (0.29%) Python
10 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) ABAP
11 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (9.12%) MCSE
3 50 (7.35%) MCP
4 48 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (6.76%) Degree
6 37 (5.44%) CCNA
7 31 (4.56%) MCSA
8 25 (3.68%) A+ Certification
9 21 (3.09%) Security Cleared
10 19 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.91%) MCITP
13 7 (1.03%) CISSP
13 7 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.88%) CCNP
14 6 (0.88%) VTSP
15 5 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.59%) CCA
16 4 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.59%) SLA
2 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 428 (62.94%) Active Directory
2 119 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (17.21%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.94%) vSphere
5 18 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.47%) XenApp
7 7 (1.03%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.74%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.29%) XenServer
12 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 65 (9.56%) SCCM
2 18 (2.65%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.62%) WSUS
4 10 (1.47%) SCOM
5 4 (0.59%) Nagios
5 4 (0.59%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.59%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.44%) PaperCut
6 3 (0.44%) SafeCom
7 2 (0.29%) Grafana
7 2 (0.29%) Graphite
7 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.29%) Packer
7 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.15%) Kibana
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 322 (47.35%) Microsoft
2 186 (27.35%) VMware
3 95 (13.97%) Cisco
4 70 (10.29%) Citrix
5 19 (2.79%) Apple
6 18 (2.65%) Veeam
7 15 (2.21%) HP
8 12 (1.76%) Dell
8 12 (1.76%) Google
9 11 (1.62%) Avaya
10 10 (1.47%) Sophos
11 8 (1.18%) Meraki
11 8 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.03%) LogRhythm
12 7 (1.03%) SonicWALL
13 6 (0.88%) Siebel
13 6 (0.88%) Symantec
13 6 (0.88%) WatchGuard
14 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.74%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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