The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 32 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.76% 1.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
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 Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 222 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.82% 98.23% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 151 185 179
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

IT Support
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Croydon

IT Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Line Management
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
6 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Lotus
6 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) VMware

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus