The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 9 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.00% 1.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £21,750 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
IT Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan 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
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 102 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 90.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 67 26
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

IT Support
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Wigan

IT Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft