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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 60 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 13 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.03% 1.51% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.53% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 3
Average salary £24,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,800 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,900 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
627 590 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.82% 98.83% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 569 467 470
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +11 9 £35,500 +61.36% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +14 1 £22,500 +2.27%
IT Support
West Midlands

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
3 20 (68.97%) VMware
4 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (58.62%) Windows 7
5 17 (58.62%) Citrix
6 15 (51.72%) Service Delivery
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
7 11 (37.93%) DHCP
7 11 (37.93%) DNS
8 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
10 8 (27.59%) Intranet
10 8 (27.59%) Internet
10 8 (27.59%) MS Office
10 8 (27.59%) Wireless
11 7 (24.14%) SAN
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (17.24%) LAN
13 5 (17.24%) WAN
13 5 (17.24%) Line Management
14 4 (13.79%) VLAN
14 4 (13.79%) Firewall
15 3 (10.34%) SQL
15 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DHCP
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) Intranet
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 7 (24.14%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (58.62%) Windows 7
4 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) Line Management
3 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Citrix
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Altiris
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 26k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago