The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 113 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 28 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 2.19% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.25% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 26
Median salary £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
IT Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2181 1863 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 97.34% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1564 1921
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,500 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IT Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Birmingham

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Birmingham region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 63 (66.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
4 34 (35.79%) MS Exchange
5 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 26 (27.37%) Firewall
7 24 (25.26%) MS Office
7 24 (25.26%) Windows 7
8 22 (23.16%) Windows Server
9 21 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
12 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (16.84%) Degree
14 15 (15.79%) French Language
14 15 (15.79%) German Language
14 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
14 15 (15.79%) SQL
14 15 (15.79%) SLA
15 14 (14.74%) Android
15 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (14.74%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (14.74%) Mobile Computing
16 13 (13.68%) VMware
16 13 (13.68%) Cisco
16 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (13.68%) ITIL
17 12 (12.63%) LAN
17 12 (12.63%) Blackberry

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 34 (35.79%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.32%) IIS
5 5 (5.26%) JBoss
5 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.26%) MS Office
3 6 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
2 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) Firewall
2 12 (12.63%) LAN
3 8 (8.42%) WAN
4 7 (7.37%) VPN
5 6 (6.32%) DHCP
5 6 (6.32%) DNS
6 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.26%) VLAN
6 5 (5.26%) VoIP
7 4 (4.21%) Wireless
8 2 (2.11%) 3G
8 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.11%) SMTP
9 1 (1.05%) Internet
9 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) MS Access
4 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ProC
General
1 15 (15.79%) French Language
1 15 (15.79%) German Language
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Law
4 5 (5.26%) Swedish Language
5 3 (3.16%) Advertising
5 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.16%) Publishing
5 3 (3.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Mobile Computing
2 12 (12.63%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) Replication
4 4 (4.21%) Handset
5 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Fintech
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (74.74%) Windows
2 24 (25.26%) Windows 7
3 22 (23.16%) Windows Server
4 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 14 (14.74%) Android
7 14 (14.74%) Windows Mobile
8 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (10.53%) Windows 8
10 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
11 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
12 4 (4.21%) Linux
12 4 (4.21%) Unix
13 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.37%) CRM
5 6 (6.32%) Migration
5 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.26%) Validation
7 4 (4.21%) Time Management
8 3 (3.16%) Coaching
8 3 (3.16%) Line Management
9 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.11%) Document Management
9 2 (2.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.11%) People Management
9 2 (2.11%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.11%) Presales
9 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) VB
3 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Degree
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.47%) MCSA
3 9 (9.47%) MCSE
4 5 (5.26%) MCP
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 5 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (66.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Cisco
2 13 (13.68%) VMware
3 11 (11.58%) Citrix
4 6 (6.32%) Symantec
5 5 (5.26%) Kaspersky
5 5 (5.26%) Sophos
5 5 (5.26%) Veeam
6 3 (3.16%) Apple
6 3 (3.16%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Adobe
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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