The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 116 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.84% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 9
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,664 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £28,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1860 1903 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.18% 93.70% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1684 1401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 29 July 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) SLA
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) Open Text

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) WorkSite
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PDA
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Unisys
3 2 (15.38%) i2
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Open Text
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) Kaseya
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
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Salary: From £21,597 to £23,585 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £17,000-£20,000
Posted: 20 days ago