The median annual salary for an IT Support was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

IT Support
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 88 96
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 16 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 2.22% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.31% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 45 16
Median salary £31,000 £25,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.56% -7.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,035 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 1870 2247 1965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.07% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1669 1621
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Birmingham

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (80.65%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (32.26%) vSphere
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
9 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
9 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
9 7 (22.58%) Veeam
9 7 (22.58%) Driving Licence
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) Migration
10 6 (19.35%) IIS
10 6 (19.35%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco
11 5 (16.13%) SAN
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
12 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.90%) Sophos
12 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.90%) ITIL

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (9.68%) Law
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) HTML5
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.23%) Android
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Informatics
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) GNVQ
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) vSphere
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Veeam
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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