The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 40 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.62% 1.23% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.25% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £17,000 £22,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.59% +5.95%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -9.61%
IT Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 160 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.03% 98.16% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 145 149 241
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

IT Support
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support across the Stockport region.

IT Support Salary Trend in Stockport

IT Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Trapeze
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Trapeze