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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 78 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 71 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.97% 1.61% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.67% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 16
Median salary £26,198 £27,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.73% -48.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £23,720
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
2305 1913 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.28% 96.23% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 1617 1776
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 79 (71.17%) Windows
2 78 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 54 (48.65%) Active Directory
4 44 (39.64%) MS Exchange
5 41 (36.94%) MS Excel
6 35 (31.53%) German Language
7 31 (27.93%) French Language
8 28 (25.23%) Windows 7
8 28 (25.23%) Firewall
9 26 (23.42%) Cisco
9 26 (23.42%) MS Office
9 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (22.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (18.92%) Degree
11 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
12 20 (18.02%) ITIL
12 20 (18.02%) Citrix
12 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
13 19 (17.12%) Apple iOS
14 18 (16.22%) Android
14 18 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
14 18 (16.22%) Mobile Computing
15 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (15.32%) SLA
15 17 (15.32%) Blackberry
16 16 (14.41%) SQL
17 15 (13.51%) Windows 8
18 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (12.61%) Mobile Device Management
18 14 (12.61%) Windows Server

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 44 (39.64%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (22.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.21%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.50%) IIS
6 5 (4.50%) JBoss
6 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (36.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (23.42%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Office 365
2 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.23%) Firewall
2 10 (9.01%) LAN
2 10 (9.01%) WAN
3 8 (7.21%) VPN
4 7 (6.31%) Internet
5 6 (5.41%) VoIP
6 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.50%) VLAN
7 3 (2.70%) DHCP
7 3 (2.70%) DNS
8 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.80%) SMTP
9 1 (0.90%) ATM
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.90%) MS Access
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) ProC
General
1 35 (31.53%) German Language
2 31 (27.93%) French Language
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Swedish Language
5 3 (2.70%) Automotive
5 3 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.70%) Publishing
5 3 (2.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.22%) Mobile Computing
3 17 (15.32%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.50%) Replication
6 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.70%) Handset
7 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.90%) EPoS
8 1 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 79 (71.17%) Windows
2 28 (25.23%) Windows 7
3 19 (17.12%) Apple iOS
4 18 (16.22%) Android
4 18 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
5 15 (13.51%) Windows 8
6 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
6 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (7.21%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.60%) Unix
11 3 (2.70%) Linux
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) ITIL
2 14 (12.61%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
3 10 (9.01%) Migration
4 6 (5.41%) CRM
5 5 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.50%) Service Management
5 5 (4.50%) Validation
6 4 (3.60%) Affiliate Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.60%) Coaching
6 4 (3.60%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Internet Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (3.60%) Online Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Tag Management
6 4 (3.60%) Time Management
6 4 (3.60%) Web Development
7 3 (2.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) VB
3 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.81%) MCSA
3 12 (10.81%) MCSE
4 5 (4.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Backup Exec
1 5 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (4.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.42%) Cisco
3 20 (18.02%) Citrix
4 12 (10.81%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) Kaspersky
5 5 (4.50%) Sophos
5 5 (4.50%) Symantec
5 5 (4.50%) Veeam
6 4 (3.60%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe
9 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.90%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
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