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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior IT Support
Rank 867 857 882
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior IT Support 38 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.016% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 11
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £16,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £18,750 £18,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Junior IT Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior IT Support
Top 26 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 23 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 0 37 £22,500 +2.27% 6
London +15 22 £27,500 -8.33% 2
South East -7 7 £18,000 - 2
City of London - 6 £22,500 - 1
Gatwick - 5 £17,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £17,000 -
South West - 3 £12,500 - 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £27,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £27,000 -
Hull - 2 £27,000 -
Bristol - 2 £12,500 -
East of England -13 1 £26,000 +73.33%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £13,000 -
North East - 1 £13,000 -
North West - 1 £18,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £26,000 -
Banbury - 1 £20,000 -
Bolton - 1 £18,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £22,500 -
Manchester - 1 £18,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £13,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £26,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £20,000 -
Somerset - 1 £20,000 -

Junior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 46 (76.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 33 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (53.33%) MS Office
5 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
6 20 (33.33%) Degree
7 18 (30.00%) Linux
8 14 (23.33%) Finance
8 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (20.00%) VMware
10 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 11 (18.33%) SQL
11 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
11 11 (18.33%) Office 365
12 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
13 8 (13.33%) ITIL
13 8 (13.33%) Adobe
13 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
14 7 (11.67%) Perl
14 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (11.67%) Firewall
14 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
14 7 (11.67%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
14 7 (11.67%) Software Packaging
15 6 (10.00%) Google
15 6 (10.00%) Streaming Media
15 6 (10.00%) Windows XP

Junior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (53.33%) MS Office
2 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) VPN
3 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) PBX
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) French Language
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Software Packaging
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Streaming Media
3 3 (5.00%) CMDB
4 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.67%) iDTV
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (30.00%) Linux
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) VMS
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.33%) Service Management
4 4 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing Intelligence
6 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) Cash Management
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.67%) B2B
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
1 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.67%) Perl
3 5 (8.33%) C
4 4 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) VBA
6 2 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) VC++
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) PhD
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
3 7 (11.67%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Adobe
4 6 (10.00%) Google
5 5 (8.33%) Avaya
6 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.67%) Symantec
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) Sage
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