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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 55 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 12 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.19% 2.00% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.18% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Median salary £21,250 £24,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £19,400 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
530 413 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.89% 91.98% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 471 319 437
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 -7 5 £18,500 -13.95%
Chorley - 5 £22,500 - 2
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Case Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) Panasonic
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago