The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 53 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 7 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.65% 2.03% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.05% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Median salary £23,500 £20,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.04% -28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,550 £30,350
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
415 487 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.11% 98.78% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 346 403 311
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +3 3 £19,000 -22.44%
Chorley -11 1 £25,000 +38.88%
Blackburn - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Remedy
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) BPR
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (16.67%) MCP
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (11.11%) MCSA
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) BPR
2 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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