The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 68 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% 1.92% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 2.01% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Average salary £26,275 £19,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.74% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,415 £24,700 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.16%
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
623 697 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.97% 95.74% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 534 567 554
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock +11 1 £35,500 +42.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £24,000 +23.07%
Tamworth -17 1 £28,550 +18.95% 1
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Line Management
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
10 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
10 2 (11.11%) Lotus
10 2 (11.11%) VLAN
10 2 (11.11%) Retail

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) GPRS
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Line Management
2 1 (5.56%) People Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.56%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago