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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 94 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 41 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.74% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.15% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 15
Median salary £25,500 £30,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.39% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £22,800 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
2249 1740 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.50% 98.25% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1402 1538
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 May 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
4 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
5 20 (24.10%) German Language
6 19 (22.89%) SLA
7 18 (21.69%) MS Exchange
8 16 (19.28%) MS Office
8 16 (19.28%) Cisco
8 16 (19.28%) French Language
9 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
10 13 (15.66%) ITIL
11 11 (13.25%) VMware
12 10 (12.05%) Degree
12 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.05%) Citrix
12 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
14 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
14 8 (9.64%) Windows 8
15 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
15 7 (8.43%) Service Management
16 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (7.23%) Internet
16 6 (7.23%) SQL
16 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
17 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007

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 18 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.82%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) LAN
2 5 (6.02%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) VoIP
4 1 (1.20%) ATM
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) MS Access
General
1 20 (24.10%) German Language
2 16 (19.28%) French Language
3 4 (4.82%) Automotive
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.82%) Handset
3 4 (4.82%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.64%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Android
6 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.82%) Unix
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) ITIL
2 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
2 7 (8.43%) Service Management
3 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Internet Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Logistics
4 4 (4.82%) Migration
4 4 (4.82%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (4.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (4.82%) Online Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) People Management
4 4 (4.82%) Tag Management
4 4 (4.82%) Web Development
5 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.41%) Change Management
6 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
2 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.61%) MCSA
3 3 (3.61%) MCSE
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Cisco
3 11 (13.25%) VMware
4 10 (12.05%) Citrix
5 4 (4.82%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Lotus
6 2 (2.41%) Veeam
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Juniper
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
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