The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 70 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.17% 2.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £26,250 £26,875 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.15%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
IT Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
712 679 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 92.23% 95.77% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 662 609 560
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Northampton -9 4 £23,250 -13.48%
Wellingborough - 4 £27,500 -
Corby - 1 £26,000 -
IT Support
East Midlands

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) IBM Notes
7 4 (21.05%) Lotus
7 4 (21.05%) PBX
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
10 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (5.26%) Retail

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) PBX
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Lotus
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy