The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 33 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 20 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.08% 1.88% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 1.97% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Median salary £27,500 £28,750 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,800 £16,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £18,700
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
384 458 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.46% 95.82% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 317 326 526
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +18 18 £27,500 -4.34% 5
Birkenhead - 2 £19,500 - 2
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
4 13 (44.83%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) HP
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (31.03%) Office 365
7 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
7 9 (31.03%) MCITP
7 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 7 (24.14%) MCSE
9 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (20.69%) SonicWALL
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) Dell
10 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) Avaya

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) MRTG
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) iPhone
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) CentOS
5 4 (13.79%) Debian
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Android
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
3 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCITP
3 7 (24.14%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (13.79%) MCSA
5 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) Squid
4 4 (13.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Munin
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) Avaya
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Dell
4 6 (20.69%) SonicWALL
4 6 (20.69%) Sophos
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.45%) Google
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connect Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Birkenhead
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago