The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 45 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.18% 2.08% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.22% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Average salary £28,000 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,900 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 451 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.29% 93.96% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 365 400 556
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
IT Support
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 5 £27,000 +14.89% 1
Blackburn - 3 £28,500 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £27,500 - 2
Chorley - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) iPhone
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) iPhone
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Nortel
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago