The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £27,500 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
Technical Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 62 57 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.35% 0.52% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £27,500 £35,750 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +68.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  

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%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server

Technical 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript