Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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

IT Support
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 100 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 -41 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 22 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.69% 1.93% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.01% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 53
Southampton median annual salary £25,000 £19,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -28.30% +32.50%
10th Percentile £19,100 £17,000 £21,400
90th Percentile £33,000 £25,050 £37,500
Hampshire median annual salary £27,250 £22,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +21.11% -15.09% +10.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,252 1,695 1,206
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.31% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,535 1,069
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,600 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Southampton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Southampton

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Southampton region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Office 365
5 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) VoIP
9 6 (27.27%) LAN
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) VPN
10 5 (22.73%) WLAN
10 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) ISDN
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) Software Licensing
11 4 (18.18%) Aruba
12 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
12 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (13.64%) Linux
12 3 (13.64%) DNS
12 3 (13.64%) SLA
12 3 (13.64%) Sage
12 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (13.64%) VLAN

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) WLAN
4 4 (18.18%) ISDN
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) H.323
6 2 (9.09%) PBX
6 2 (9.09%) SNMP
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Software Licensing
2 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) CAD
4 1 (4.55%) Data Security
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Aruba
3 3 (13.64%) Sage
4 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) VMware