The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 11 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 6.52% 4.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 4.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £20,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
- -4.95%
IT Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Runcorn 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
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 91.30% 97.73% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 38
Average salary £30,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

IT Support
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Runcorn

IT Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) HND
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) EPoS
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EPoS
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) HND
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory