The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 47 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.83% 2.53% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.70% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £25,500 £28,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% +2.67%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -8.00%
IT Support
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans 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
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 74 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 96.95% 93.67% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 155 67 131
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

IT Support
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

IT Support Salary Trend in St Albans

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) ERP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Epicor
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Intranet
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Telnet
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Epicor
4 1 (16.67%) Novell