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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
North West / Lancashire
Rank 45 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 12 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.78% 3.18% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 3.36% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 15
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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
425 327 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.38% 94.51% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 388 285 419
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 March 2017. 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 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
Chorley - 8 £25,000 - 1
Blackpool -4 4 £22,500 +9.75%
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) Solaris
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) Unix
4 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 4 (17.39%) Avaya
8 4 (17.39%) EPoS
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
10 2 (8.70%) Internet
10 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) Finance

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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Solaris
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Panasonic
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Fantastic company
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £24k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago