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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 64 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.76% 2.49% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.50% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 14
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,700 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
555 599 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.71% 99.34% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 491 518 569
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -6 5 £23,500 -6.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £20,000 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £24,000 -
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
4 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) ITIL
7 10 (29.41%) MS Office
7 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
8 9 (26.47%) LAN
9 8 (23.53%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) ERP
10 7 (20.59%) Sage
10 7 (20.59%) Migration
10 7 (20.59%) Office 365
10 7 (20.59%) Driving Licence
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
12 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
12 5 (14.71%) Change Management
12 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
12 5 (14.71%) Ticket Management
12 5 (14.71%) Trend Analysis
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Optimisation
13 4 (11.76%) Escalation Management
13 4 (11.76%) Degree
13 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (11.76%) Data Security
13 4 (11.76%) SLA

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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 8 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) ICMP
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) Telnet
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.76%) CGI
2 3 (8.82%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) ERP
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Ticket Management
3 5 (14.71%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Data Security
4 4 (11.76%) Escalation Management
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Logistics
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) VB
2 4 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Sage
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Brocade
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Veeam