The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West 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 115 143 156
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 122 107 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 1.76% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.82% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 102 87 80
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,700 £33,650
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
IT Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5317 5883 6569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.52% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4709 5259
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Salary Trend in the North West

IT Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in the North West

IT Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the North West 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
Manchester 0 47 £26,500 +6.00% 11
Cheshire +40 42 £23,500 -6.00% 4
Merseyside +20 20 £27,500 -4.34% 9
Cumbria +11 11 £24,500 -9.25% 2
Lancashire +4 7 £23,500 +16.04% 1
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 170 (72.34%) Windows
2 119 (50.64%) Microsoft
2 119 (50.64%) Active Directory
3 91 (38.72%) Windows Server
4 83 (35.32%) MS Exchange
5 73 (31.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (29.36%) VMware
7 63 (26.81%) MS Office
7 63 (26.81%) Windows 7
8 60 (25.53%) ITIL
9 57 (24.26%) MS Excel
10 49 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (19.57%) DNS
12 45 (19.15%) DHCP
13 44 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 40 (17.02%) Windows XP
15 39 (16.60%) LAN
16 38 (16.17%) Citrix
17 37 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (15.74%) VPN
18 36 (15.32%) TCP/IP
19 34 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
19 34 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (14.04%) SLA
20 33 (14.04%) Cisco
21 32 (13.62%) Windows Server 2003
21 32 (13.62%) WAN
21 32 (13.62%) Hyper-V
22 29 (12.34%) SQL
22 29 (12.34%) Firewall

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 83 (35.32%) MS Exchange
2 44 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.55%) Apache
7 6 (2.55%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.13%) nginx
9 4 (1.70%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.85%) IIS
10 2 (0.85%) WordPress
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Confluence
11 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (26.81%) MS Office
2 57 (24.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Office 365
2 6 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.57%) DNS
2 45 (19.15%) DHCP
3 39 (16.60%) LAN
4 37 (15.74%) VPN
5 36 (15.32%) TCP/IP
6 32 (13.62%) WAN
7 29 (12.34%) Firewall
8 15 (6.38%) VoIP
9 13 (5.53%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.68%) FTP
11 8 (3.40%) Wireless
12 7 (2.98%) SAN
13 6 (2.55%) VLAN
14 4 (1.70%) Internet
14 4 (1.70%) MRTG
15 3 (1.28%) Broadband
15 3 (1.28%) WLAN
16 2 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
16 2 (0.85%) SMTP
17 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.43%) Ant
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Maven
2 1 (0.43%) Subversion
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.36%) Finance
2 13 (5.53%) Retail
3 11 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.70%) Automotive
6 4 (1.70%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.40%) Web Services
2 5 (2.13%) .NET
3 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.70%) HTML
3 4 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.43%) Ajax
4 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.43%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.26%) EPoS
4 8 (3.40%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.98%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.13%) Statistics
8 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.70%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.28%) iPhone
9 3 (1.28%) Replication
10 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.43%) FMCG
11 1 (0.43%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 170 (72.34%) Windows
2 91 (38.72%) Windows Server
3 73 (31.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (26.81%) Windows 7
5 49 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (17.02%) Windows XP
7 32 (13.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (11.06%) Windows 8
9 19 (8.09%) Linux
10 11 (4.68%) Android
10 11 (4.68%) Unix
11 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.13%) CentOS
13 4 (1.70%) AIX
13 4 (1.70%) Debian
13 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.70%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.53%) ITIL
2 23 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (5.53%) Line Management
3 13 (5.53%) Process Improvement
3 13 (5.53%) Service Management
4 9 (3.83%) Problem Management
4 9 (3.83%) Service Delivery
5 7 (2.98%) Information Security
5 7 (2.98%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (2.55%) Data Protection
7 5 (2.13%) Coaching
7 5 (2.13%) ITSM
7 5 (2.13%) Patch Management
8 4 (1.70%) BPR
8 4 (1.70%) Configuration Management
8 4 (1.70%) ERP
8 4 (1.70%) ITIL V3
8 4 (1.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.34%) SQL
2 6 (2.55%) PHP
3 5 (2.13%) Java
4 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.70%) C++
4 4 (1.70%) Perl
4 4 (1.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.70%) Python
4 4 (1.70%) Ruby
5 3 (1.28%) C#
6 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (11.49%) MCP
3 25 (10.64%) MCSE
4 23 (9.79%) MCITP
5 20 (8.51%) Degree
5 20 (8.51%) MCSA
6 17 (7.23%) CCNA
6 17 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (6.81%) MCTS
8 11 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.13%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CCNP
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.85%) HND
13 1 (0.43%) CCA
13 1 (0.43%) CCIE
13 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.04%) SLA
2 6 (2.55%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 119 (50.64%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.83%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.98%) XenApp
7 6 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.13%) vSphere
9 4 (1.70%) Squid
9 4 (1.70%) Varnish
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.68%) SCCM
2 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.70%) Munin
2 4 (1.70%) Nagios
2 4 (1.70%) Puppet
2 4 (1.70%) SCOM
2 4 (1.70%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (50.64%) Microsoft
2 69 (29.36%) VMware
3 38 (16.17%) Citrix
4 33 (14.04%) Cisco
5 20 (8.51%) Dell
6 19 (8.09%) HP
7 8 (3.40%) Avaya
8 7 (2.98%) Intel
8 7 (2.98%) Sophos
8 7 (2.98%) SYSPRO
9 6 (2.55%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.55%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.55%) SonicWALL
9 6 (2.55%) Symantec
10 5 (2.13%) Remedy
11 4 (1.70%) F5
11 4 (1.70%) Lotus
11 4 (1.70%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.70%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.28%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £19.5k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k Bonus + MS Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + car + fuel card
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Unified Messaging Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum plus comprehensive bonus package.
Posted: 8 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
CN Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarion Security Systems Ltd
Salary: email
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connect Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Nucleus Group
Posted: 22 days ago
Birkenhead
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago