Period
to 29 March 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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

IT Support
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 46 70
Rank change year-on-year +28 +24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 59 43 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Watford 12.88% 4.80% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.11% 4.94% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 27
Median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,500 £29,000 £21,800
90th Percentile £41,375 £41,250 £33,300
Hertfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 450 871 965
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 97.32% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 383 669 874
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,500 £75,250 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Watford

IT Support
Salary Trend in Watford

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Watford.

Salary trend for IT Support in Watford

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Watford

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Support in Watford over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 Watford region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 45 (76.27%) Active Directory
3 44 (74.58%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (64.41%) Windows
5 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
6 31 (52.54%) Office 365
7 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
8 25 (42.37%) Firewall
8 25 (42.37%) Windows 10
8 25 (42.37%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (35.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
11 20 (33.90%) Citrix
12 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2016
12 16 (27.12%) VMware
13 15 (25.42%) Internet
13 15 (25.42%) Linux
13 15 (25.42%) vSphere
14 14 (23.73%) XenApp
14 14 (23.73%) DHCP
14 14 (23.73%) DNS
14 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (22.03%) VLAN
15 13 (22.03%) Mitel
15 13 (22.03%) Data Migration
15 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
15 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
15 13 (22.03%) Migration
15 13 (22.03%) SQL Server

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 21 (35.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (52.54%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Azure
3 1 (1.69%) AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
2 25 (42.37%) Firewall
3 15 (25.42%) Internet
4 14 (23.73%) DHCP
4 14 (23.73%) DNS
5 13 (22.03%) LAN
5 13 (22.03%) VLAN
5 13 (22.03%) VoIP
6 8 (13.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.69%) 2.5G
7 1 (1.69%) 2G
7 1 (1.69%) 3G
7 1 (1.69%) 4G
7 1 (1.69%) 5G
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.69%) FileMaker
General
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) WSH
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.78%) Life Science
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
3 25 (42.37%) Windows 10
4 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (25.42%) Linux
7 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (22.03%) Data Migration
2 13 (22.03%) Migration
3 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (20.34%) Patch Management
3 12 (20.34%) Server Management
3 12 (20.34%) Time Management
4 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.17%) Antivirus Management
5 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
5 6 (10.17%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.39%) Decision-Making
7 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.69%) Analytics
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Data Management
7 1 (1.69%) High Availability
7 1 (1.69%) Information Security
7 1 (1.69%) ISMS
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
1 12 (20.34%) VBScript
2 6 (10.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 45 (76.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) vSphere
3 14 (23.73%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) Citrix
3 16 (27.12%) VMware
4 13 (22.03%) Mitel
5 12 (20.34%) Asigra
5 12 (20.34%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard