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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 64 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.48% 1.13% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.17% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £22,500 £19,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -6.00%
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
586 600 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.36% 97.09% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 478 524 574
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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
(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 +1 3 £22,500 -4.25%
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Sage