The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 34 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.74% 2.50% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 2.54% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 8
Average salary £22,000 £24,250 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.27% +42.64%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 512 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.97% 98.46% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 271 447 377
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Lancashire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Lancashire

IT Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Lancaster - 5 £22,000 -
Preston +9 3 £19,000 +40.74%
Skelmersdale - 2 £25,000 -
Blackpool +8 1 £20,500 - 1
Blackburn - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) MS Office
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 6 (23.08%) Service Management
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (19.23%) MCP
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Wireless
9 4 (15.38%) Remedy
9 4 (15.38%) WAN
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) VPN
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) Firewall
10 3 (11.54%) Retail

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Service Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Logistics
3 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) BPR
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCP
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Spiceworks
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