The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 50 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.99% 0.43% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.31%
IT Support
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
395 453 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.29% 97.63% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

IT Support
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Leicester

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) BCP
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Veeam
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