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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 33 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.21% 0.95% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £20,500 £21,500 £13,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +65.38%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
221 96 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.79% 91.43% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 192 84 106
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Wakefield

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) C
7 1 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco