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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 35 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.08% 0.97% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.01% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £21,000 £19,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.93%
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
216 99 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 90.00% 96.12% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 158 88 96
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% +26.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum £20,000 - £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago