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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 64 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.32% 1.59% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.66% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 8
Average salary £24,000 £19,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £18,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £24,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
571 722 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.54% 95.88% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 495 585 547
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 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 6 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £24,000 +23.07% 1
Cannock +13 1 £35,500 +42.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Line Management
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.79%) DHCP
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.79%) VLAN
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) Intranet
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
6 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) People Management
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago