The median annual salary for a IT Support was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 51 51 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.30% 1.55% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.60% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 5
Median salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £30,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,690
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 533 563 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.17% 96.90% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 446 488 362
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Watford

IT Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Watford

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Watford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Watford

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) XenApp
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.11%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) Google
7 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.11%) Legal

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (11.11%) Data Security
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago