The median annual salary for a IT Support was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
England / South East
Rank 135 161 170
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 332 393 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 2.05% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.12% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 312 362 322
Median salary £25,500 £26,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Hampshire +29 90 £25,000 -3.84% 12
Surrey +6 68 £24,000 -12.72% 10
Berkshire +27 53 £27,500 -3.50% 9
Buckinghamshire +40 46 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Oxfordshire +7 34 £25,250 +12.22% 7
Kent +7 23 £26,000 +4.00% 2
West Sussex -9 13 £26,500 -11.66% 1
East Sussex -9 3 £37,500 +108.33% 4
Middlesex 0 2 £33,750 +40.62% 1
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 517 (74.18%) Windows
2 422 (60.55%) Active Directory
3 332 (47.63%) Microsoft
4 241 (34.58%) Windows Server
5 210 (30.13%) Windows 7
6 193 (27.69%) Office 365
7 185 (26.54%) VMware
8 179 (25.68%) MS Excel
9 177 (25.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 164 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 162 (23.24%) MS Office
12 150 (21.52%) Windows 10
13 144 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 107 (15.35%) Firewall
14 107 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 107 (15.35%) Hyper-V
15 104 (14.92%) Windows 8
16 100 (14.35%) SQL
17 91 (13.06%) LAN
18 89 (12.77%) Cisco
19 87 (12.48%) ITIL
20 83 (11.91%) WAN
21 79 (11.33%) TCP/IP
22 77 (11.05%) SQL Server
23 68 (9.76%) Citrix
24 65 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
25 61 (8.75%) DHCP
26 58 (8.32%) DNS
27 57 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
28 56 (8.03%) Degree

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 164 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 57 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.30%) IIS
6 21 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.58%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.15%) CMS
10 8 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.43%) WordPress
13 2 (0.29%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.29%) TYPO3
14 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 179 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 162 (23.24%) MS Office
3 11 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 193 (27.69%) Office 365
2 46 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.01%) SaaS
4 9 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.00%) Dropbox
7 4 (0.57%) IaaS
8 3 (0.43%) G Suite
8 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 107 (15.35%) Firewall
2 91 (13.06%) LAN
3 83 (11.91%) WAN
4 79 (11.33%) TCP/IP
5 61 (8.75%) DHCP
6 58 (8.32%) DNS
7 49 (7.03%) SAN
8 44 (6.31%) VoIP
9 34 (4.88%) VPN
10 30 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (3.87%) Wireless
12 22 (3.16%) VLAN
13 14 (2.01%) Skype
14 12 (1.72%) WLAN
15 11 (1.58%) IP Telephony
16 10 (1.43%) Internet
17 9 (1.29%) Broadband
17 9 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (1.00%) ADSL
18 7 (1.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.86%) InfluxDB
7 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.43%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) GIS
10 2 (0.29%) MS Access
10 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.14%) Big Data
11 1 (0.14%) MySQL
11 1 (0.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (7.32%) Finance
2 26 (3.73%) Marketing
3 20 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.58%) Retail
5 15 (2.15%) French Language
5 15 (2.15%) German Language
6 14 (2.01%) Games
7 13 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.72%) Legal
9 8 (1.15%) Advertising
9 8 (1.15%) Dutch Language
9 8 (1.15%) Polish Language
9 8 (1.15%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.43%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Czech Language
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) Slovak Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.01%) HTML
2 13 (1.87%) CSS
3 12 (1.72%) .NET
4 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.00%) Web Services
6 6 (0.86%) JSP
7 4 (0.57%) EDI
7 4 (0.57%) FFmpeg
8 3 (0.43%) HTML5
8 3 (0.43%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.29%) CSS3
9 2 (0.29%) Velocity
10 1 (0.14%) COM
10 1 (0.14%) LAMP
10 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.59%) Driving Licence
3 20 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.15%) EPoS
6 10 (1.43%) Smartphone
7 9 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (1.29%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.15%) iPad
8 8 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.00%) iPhone
10 6 (0.86%) Clustering
11 5 (0.72%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.57%) AS400
13 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 517 (74.18%) Windows
2 241 (34.58%) Windows Server
3 210 (30.13%) Windows 7
4 177 (25.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 150 (21.52%) Windows 10
6 144 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 104 (14.92%) Windows 8
8 50 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (6.46%) Linux
10 34 (4.88%) Windows XP
11 26 (3.73%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.87%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.30%) Android
14 14 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.29%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.72%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.72%) Unix
17 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (12.48%) ITIL
2 32 (4.59%) Service Management
3 30 (4.30%) Service Delivery
4 19 (2.73%) Analytics
4 19 (2.73%) ERP
5 18 (2.58%) CRM
5 18 (2.58%) ITSM
6 16 (2.30%) Incident Management
6 16 (2.30%) Workflow
7 14 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (2.01%) Project Management
8 12 (1.72%) Mentoring
8 12 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (1.58%) Change Management
9 11 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.43%) SIEM
10 10 (1.43%) Software Delivery
11 9 (1.29%) Web Analytics
12 8 (1.15%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (1.15%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (14.35%) SQL
2 38 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.16%) Java
4 20 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.01%) C#
6 7 (1.00%) VB
7 6 (0.86%) PHP
7 6 (0.86%) VBScript
8 5 (0.72%) C
9 3 (0.43%) RPG
9 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.29%) Python
11 1 (0.14%) ABAP
11 1 (0.14%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (8.03%) Degree
3 44 (6.31%) MCSE
4 41 (5.88%) MCP
5 29 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.87%) CCNA
7 20 (2.87%) MCSA
8 15 (2.15%) A+ Certification
9 10 (1.43%) MCITP
9 10 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.43%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.29%) CISSP
10 9 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.57%) CCA
13 4 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.57%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.43%) CCNP
14 3 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.73%) SLA
2 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.29%) QA
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 422 (60.55%) Active Directory
2 107 (15.35%) Hyper-V
2 107 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (1.43%) XenApp
4 8 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.00%) vSphere
6 6 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.57%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.29%) Firmware
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) pfSense
8 2 (0.29%) Samba
8 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (5.45%) SCCM
2 10 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.43%) SCOM
3 7 (1.00%) WSUS
4 6 (0.86%) Grafana
4 6 (0.86%) Graphite
5 3 (0.43%) Kibana
5 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.43%) PaperCut
5 3 (0.43%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.29%) Bacula
6 2 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.14%) DameWare
7 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 332 (47.63%) Microsoft
2 185 (26.54%) VMware
3 89 (12.77%) Cisco
4 68 (9.76%) Citrix
5 31 (4.45%) Dell
6 20 (2.87%) Apple
7 16 (2.30%) Sophos
8 13 (1.87%) HP
9 11 (1.58%) CA
10 10 (1.43%) Google
10 10 (1.43%) WatchGuard
11 9 (1.29%) LogRhythm
11 9 (1.29%) Oracle
11 9 (1.29%) Symantec
12 8 (1.15%) SAP
13 7 (1.00%) Avaya
13 7 (1.00%) Intel
13 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.00%) SonicWALL
14 6 (0.86%) Veeam
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
St Giles International
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Inbox Insight Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Top Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 + bens bonus etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + on-call allowance plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Albacore Systems Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and expe
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Company Car
Posted: 20 days ago