The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 29 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.96% 1.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
102 70 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.08% 100.00% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 111
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI