The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 64 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.91% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £24,250 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -7.84%
IT Support
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
629 361 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.30% 95.50% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 580 342 404
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,350 £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 Northampton

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Northampton

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Northampton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) MCITP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 1 (7.69%) DHCP
9 1 (7.69%) MCSA
9 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (7.69%) MCP
9 1 (7.69%) Linux
9 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) F5