The median annual salary for an IT Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 16 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.90% 0.61% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 0.63% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 3
Median salary £32,500 £21,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.16% -33.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £18,700 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £24,300 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 537 480 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.46% 97.96% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 443 416 397
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
9 4 (13.79%) Network Management
9 4 (13.79%) Google
9 4 (13.79%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
9 4 (13.79%) Legal
9 4 (13.79%) LAN
10 3 (10.34%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL

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 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.90%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) PBX
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) CCTV
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.34%) Data Security
3 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) PHP
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) Acronis
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Veeam
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