The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 67 52 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.90% 1.05% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.08% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 464 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.63% 97.27% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 551 390 565
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
IT Support
North West

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
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 23 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
Liverpool -12 6 £33,000 -5.71% 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (58.82%) MCITP
5 10 (58.82%) MCSA
6 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
6 7 (41.18%) MCP
6 7 (41.18%) MCSE
6 7 (41.18%) MCTS
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 5 (29.41%) SCCM
8 5 (29.41%) Service Management
8 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) MS Office
9 4 (23.53%) ITSM
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 2 (11.76%) LAN
11 2 (11.76%) SAN
11 2 (11.76%) WAN
11 2 (11.76%) VPN
11 2 (11.76%) Clustering
11 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
11 2 (11.76%) Data Protection

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) WEP
2 1 (5.88%) WPA
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) PSTN
2 1 (5.88%) ADSL
2 1 (5.88%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Informix
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) MCSA
2 10 (58.82%) MCITP
3 7 (41.18%) MCTS
3 7 (41.18%) MCP
3 7 (41.18%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Facebook
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lloyds IP
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aintree, Liverpool, North West
Taskers Plc
Salary: circa £17,000 p.a
Posted: 23 days ago