The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 52 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 18 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.98% 2.83% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.87% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 16
Median salary £22,500 £26,775 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.96% +11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,600 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
IT Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
582 627 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.36% 98.43% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 535 536 547
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Staffordshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 10 £22,500 -8.16%
Burton-upon-Trent -8 3 £20,000 -29.20%
Rugeley - 2 £31,500 -
Stafford - 2 £21,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £23,500 -
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
6 10 (28.57%) ITIL
6 10 (28.57%) MS Office
7 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
8 8 (22.86%) Driving Licence
8 8 (22.86%) LAN
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
9 7 (20.00%) ERP
9 7 (20.00%) Sage
9 7 (20.00%) Migration
9 7 (20.00%) Office 365
10 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (14.29%) SLA
11 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.29%) Linux
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 5 (14.29%) Change Management
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 5 (14.29%) Ticket Management
11 5 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Optimisation
12 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (11.43%) Degree

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) ICMP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) Telnet
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.43%) CGI
2 3 (8.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.71%) Unix
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) ERP
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.29%) Ticket Management
3 5 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Data Security
4 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Logistics
6 2 (5.71%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) VB
2 4 (11.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Sage
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Brocade
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam
5 1 (2.86%) VMware