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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 62 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.46% 1.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Average salary £21,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
591 597 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.79% 94.16% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 522 517 328
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
5 4 (30.77%) Lotus
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) F5
8 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) Welsh Language
8 1 (7.69%) SLA
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) .NET

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Project Management
1 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix