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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 56 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 8 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.52% 0.63% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.65% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 17
Average salary £30,750 £19,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.84% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £19,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,600 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
509 465 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.95% 97.08% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 401 401 533
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 +5 8 £30,750 +61.84% 2
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (40.00%) Squid
3 8 (40.00%) Nagios
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (40.00%) Debian
3 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (40.00%) Apache
3 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Munin
3 8 (40.00%) Zenoss
3 8 (40.00%) nginx
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (40.00%) Varnish
3 8 (40.00%) Puppet
3 8 (40.00%) MRTG
3 8 (40.00%) SaltStack
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Ruby
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Perl
8 3 (15.00%) PHP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
1 8 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) MRTG
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 8 (40.00%) Debian
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Squid
1 8 (40.00%) Varnish
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Munin
1 8 (40.00%) Nagios
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
1 8 (40.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) SaltStack
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Genesys
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago