The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 50 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.01% 0.62% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.65% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,050 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,550 £23,788
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +4.25%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
474 617 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.37% 95.22% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 361 513 537
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IT Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Merseyside

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Merseyside

IT Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +13 5 £32,500 +44.44% 3
St Helens - 3 £17,500 -
Birkenhead - 2 £25,000 -
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Law
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.14%) WEP
7 1 (7.14%) WPA
7 1 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
7 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (7.14%) COM
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ADSL
1 1 (7.14%) ISDN
1 1 (7.14%) PSTN
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) WEP
1 1 (7.14%) WPA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JB Leitch Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago