The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria 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 20 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 4.11% 1.79% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 1.79% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £19,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.31%
IT Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cumbria 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
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 56 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 90.41% 100.00% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 59 32 49
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

IT Support
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Cumbria

IT Support
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Keswick - 2 £23,500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) COM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Draytek
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VDSL
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Draytek
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam