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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 58 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.83% 1.08% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.12% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £22,500 £18,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,600 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.61%
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
567 626 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.03% 96.31% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 471 548 560
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 +12 3 £22,500 - 2
St Helens +10 1 £20,500 -11.82%
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago