Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £20,250 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 75 88
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 33 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.29% 3.11% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.20% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 30
Southampton median annual salary £20,250 £26,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.58% +32.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £17,000 £20,475 £17,700
90th Percentile £28,575 £37,500 £26,375
Hampshire median annual salary £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year -12.73% +17.02% -4.08%

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 1395 1314 1332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.19% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1171 1191
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,800 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Southampton region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.21%) VMware
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
9 6 (18.18%) Office 365
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
11 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.12%) Broadband
11 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
12 3 (9.09%) ITIL
12 3 (9.09%) Terminal Server
12 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (9.09%) C#
12 3 (9.09%) SLA
12 3 (9.09%) Service Management
12 3 (9.09%) Law
12 3 (9.09%) Legal
12 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
12 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013

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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Broadband
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) WinSCP
3 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Law
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
1 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.06%) Debian
8 2 (6.06%) FreeBSD
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL
1 3 (9.09%) Service Management
2 2 (6.06%) B2B
2 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.03%) ITSM
3 1 (3.03%) Logistics
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Intel
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds