The median annual salary for a IT Support was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 105 101 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 14 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 1.53% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.60% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 16
Median salary £23,250 £26,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.57% +10.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £33,800 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,690
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1749 2248 1673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.00% 95.50% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1744 1412
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Birmingham

IT Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Birmingham

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Birmingham

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (35.14%) MS Office
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
7 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) Law
10 6 (16.22%) Wireless
10 6 (16.22%) LAN
11 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.51%) SLA
11 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (10.81%) SQL
12 4 (10.81%) Legal
12 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (10.81%) Degree
13 3 (8.11%) Document Management
13 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
13 3 (8.11%) iPad
13 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
13 3 (8.11%) Office 365
13 3 (8.11%) Line Management

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
1 6 (16.22%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) 3G
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MS Access
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (16.22%) Law
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Handset
2 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Android
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) Document Management
1 3 (8.11%) Line Management
1 3 (8.11%) Service Management
2 2 (5.41%) ERP
2 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
3 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
3 1 (2.70%) Change Control
3 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
3 1 (2.70%) Logistics
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.70%) Network Management
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
3 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) GNVQ
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas
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