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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 21 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 7 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.34% 2.42% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 2.54% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -2.80%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
130 197 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 99.24% 95.17% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 119 181 175
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Stockport

IT Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds
1 6 (85.71%) Line Management
1 6 (85.71%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Line Management
1 6 (85.71%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago