Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Technical Support
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 78 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.51% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.01% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 7
Watford median annual salary £22,500 £28,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% -17.86% +52.17%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,475 £30,000
90th Percentile £24,500 £39,775 £41,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £22,750 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -24.17% -14.29% +18.64%

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 937 987 1039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.58% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 790 850 857
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Watford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Watford

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security

Technical 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory