The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 30 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.69% 1.18% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.18% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £19,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
IT Support
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
161 85 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 90.45% 100.00% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 130 46 82
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

IT Support
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Belfast

IT Support Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Belfast region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ESRI