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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 43 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 0.68% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.69% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £35,250 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £20,100 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
317 437 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.06% 99.77% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 252 373 473
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Leicester

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (16.67%) MCTS
8 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
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