The median annual salary for a IT Support was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 31 16 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.53% 4.11% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 4.23% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £25,500 £22,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -15.09%  
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 Bolton. 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
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 71 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 93.13% 97.26% 99.42%
Number of salaries quoted 109 57 142
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Bolton

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Bolton

IT Support Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bolton region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP