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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 60 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.91% 4.75% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 4.77% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 8
Median salary £20,000 £23,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -1.05%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
535 587 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.81% 99.49% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 445 523 479
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -15 3 £21,500 -8.51%
Lichfield -4 2 £20,000 -2.43%
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Sage
7 3 (23.08%) ERP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) ICMP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) Telnet
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Sage
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Brocade
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Veeam
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