The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 20 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.17% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 0.73% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £23,500 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
IT Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 274 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.92% 93.84% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 180 189 292
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

IT Support
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support across the Middlesex region.

IT Support Salary Trend in Middlesex

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Middlesex

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Document Management
7 3 (25.00%) assyst
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) iManage
7 3 (25.00%) XenApp
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) NetIQ
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) PBX
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) EMC

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) iManage
2 3 (25.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco