The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 17 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.93% 0.91% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 1.03% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £21,000 £23,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.31%
IT Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 194 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 88.18% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 92 120 98
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (18.18%) MCDST
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Broadband
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Polish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCDST
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago