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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 45 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.14% 0.74% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.75% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
175 133 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 99.43% 97.79% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 166 117 148
Average salary £55,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 25 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware