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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 41 44 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.84% 0.67% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 0.67% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £25,500 £21,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £21,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
137 149 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 97.16% 99.33% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 128 140 76
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) CMS
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) ADSL
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) B2B
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Nortel
7 1 (12.50%) Avaya
7 1 (12.50%) SAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) B2B
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (12.50%) Web Design
1 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam