The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 241 230 277
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 70 100 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.92% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 46
Average salary £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.31%
IT Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9057 10869 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.64% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7822 9148 9769
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IT Support Salary Trend in the City of London

IT Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 110 (73.83%) Windows
2 69 (46.31%) Windows 7
3 67 (44.97%) Active Directory
4 65 (43.62%) Microsoft
4 65 (43.62%) MS Office
5 48 (32.21%) MS Excel
6 42 (28.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (27.52%) MS Exchange
8 37 (24.83%) Finance
9 32 (21.48%) Windows 8
9 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (18.79%) Office 365
10 28 (18.79%) Degree
11 26 (17.45%) VMware
12 24 (16.11%) ITIL
13 17 (11.41%) Cisco
14 16 (10.74%) LAN
14 16 (10.74%) Windows XP
14 16 (10.74%) TCP/IP
14 16 (10.74%) VPN
14 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
15 15 (10.07%) DHCP
15 15 (10.07%) Citrix
15 15 (10.07%) Linux
15 15 (10.07%) SQL
15 15 (10.07%) Firewall
16 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
16 14 (9.40%) DNS

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 41 (27.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.68%) Apache
3 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.01%) Lync
5 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.34%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 65 (43.62%) MS Office
2 48 (32.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.34%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) LAN
1 16 (10.74%) TCP/IP
1 16 (10.74%) VPN
2 15 (10.07%) DHCP
2 15 (10.07%) Firewall
3 14 (9.40%) DNS
4 10 (6.71%) Ethernet
5 9 (6.04%) WAN
6 8 (5.37%) VoIP
6 8 (5.37%) Internet
7 7 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.36%) Wireless
8 5 (3.36%) SAN
9 4 (2.68%) WebEx
9 4 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.68%) NAS
9 4 (2.68%) SMTP
10 2 (1.34%) Network Security
10 2 (1.34%) WLAN
11 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) MySQL
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (24.83%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Legal
3 9 (6.04%) Law
3 9 (6.04%) Back Office
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Retail
6 4 (2.68%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (2.68%) Front Office
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.34%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) Java RMI
1 3 (2.01%) .NET
1 3 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.04%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.03%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.36%) iPhone
4 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Robotics
6 3 (2.01%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.34%) Statistics
8 1 (0.67%) Handset
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) PDA
8 1 (0.67%) Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.83%) Windows
2 69 (46.31%) Windows 7
3 42 (28.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (21.48%) Windows 8
4 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (10.74%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.07%) Linux
7 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.70%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.03%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.34%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.34%) Debian
12 1 (0.67%) UNIX
12 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) ITIL
2 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.04%) Problem Management
4 7 (4.70%) Investment Management
5 5 (3.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.36%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.36%) Network Management
6 4 (2.68%) Line Management
6 4 (2.68%) Time Management
6 4 (2.68%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (2.68%) Business Development
6 4 (2.68%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.68%) Document Management
6 4 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.01%) ITSM
7 3 (2.01%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (2.01%) Analytics
7 3 (2.01%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.34%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (1.34%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) SQL
2 6 (4.03%) VBA
3 5 (3.36%) Perl
3 5 (3.36%) Java
3 5 (3.36%) Python
3 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.01%) C#
4 3 (2.01%) VB
4 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Degree
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.70%) MCSE
3 6 (4.03%) MCP
4 5 (3.36%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (2.68%) MOS
6 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.34%) MCSA
6 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) MCDST
7 1 (0.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 67 (44.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.70%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.01%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.01%) XenApp
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.01%) WSUS
3 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) SCSM
3 1 (0.67%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 65 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) VMware
3 17 (11.41%) Cisco
4 15 (10.07%) Citrix
5 11 (7.38%) HP
6 8 (5.37%) Bloomberg
7 7 (4.70%) Symantec
7 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.03%) Dell
9 5 (3.36%) SAP
9 5 (3.36%) SimCorp
9 5 (3.36%) Google
9 5 (3.36%) Veeam
9 5 (3.36%) Trend Micro
9 5 (3.36%) FactSet
10 4 (2.68%) Avaya
10 4 (2.68%) Oracle
11 3 (2.01%) Sybase
11 3 (2.01%) Apple
11 3 (2.01%) StatPro
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £4500000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Image Fast
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Harris Global
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £23K to £28K, depending on experience
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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