The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 133 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 90.84% 97.79% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 93 118 94
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
Lancashire

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

IT Support
Salary Trend in Preston

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Preston

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) XML

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel