The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior IT Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior IT Support
Rank 871 855 876
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior IT Support 31 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.022% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 17
Average salary £22,500 £18,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £15,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £19,250 £18,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior IT Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior IT Support within the UK.

Junior IT Support Salary Trend in the UK

Junior IT Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior IT Support over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Junior IT Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior IT Support
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior IT Support within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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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
England -17 30 £22,500 +25.00% 6
London -7 18 £26,500 +6.00% 1
South East +1 9 £17,500 -2.77%
City of London +7 5 £22,500 -4.25%
Gatwick - 4 £17,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £17,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £20,000 -
Banbury - 2 £20,000 -
Hampshire -11 1 £16,500 -8.33%
East of England -17 1 £26,000 +73.33%
Somerset - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £18,500 - 2
South West - 1 £20,000 - 1
Bolton - 1 £18,500 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £26,000 -
Fareham - 1 £16,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £22,500 -
Manchester - 1 £18,500 - 2
Shepton Mallet - 1 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £26,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Junior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior IT Support in their job title.

1 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
3 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
4 32 (54.24%) MS Office
5 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
6 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (33.90%) Degree
7 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
8 16 (27.12%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) Finance
10 13 (22.03%) VMware
10 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
11 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
12 9 (15.25%) SQL
12 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
12 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.25%) Office 365
13 8 (13.56%) Software Packaging
13 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
13 8 (13.56%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (13.56%) Perl
14 7 (11.86%) PhD
14 7 (11.86%) VPN
14 7 (11.86%) Mac OS X
15 6 (10.17%) Adobe
15 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.17%) ITIL
15 6 (10.17%) Firewall

Junior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.69%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (54.24%) MS Office
2 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) VPN
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) WAN
5 2 (3.39%) DHCP
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.69%) MS Access
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) French Language
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Streaming Media
3 3 (5.08%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.69%) iDTV
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (27.12%) Linux
5 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.86%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
10 1 (1.69%) VMS
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL
3 4 (6.78%) Service Management
4 2 (3.39%) Analytics
4 2 (3.39%) CRM
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing Intelligence
4 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.69%) Time Management
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.69%) Cash Management
5 1 (1.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) Perl
4 4 (6.78%) C
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) VC++
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) PhD
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) MCP
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
3 8 (13.56%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Adobe
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) Avaya
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Google
6 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 2 (3.39%) Sage
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
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