The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 1 August 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 37 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.27% 0.60% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.62% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £19,000 £21,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,980 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -4.08%
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 161 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.36% 96.41% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 134 152 151
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
Manchester

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Bolton

IT Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft