The median annual salary for an IT Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 172 199
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 68 89 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.32% 1.41% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.47% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 66 83 94
Median salary £30,000 £31,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in the City of London

IT Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for IT Support in the City of London

IT Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in the City of London

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 84 (66.14%) Windows
2 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
3 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
4 44 (34.65%) Microsoft Office
5 40 (31.50%) Windows 7
6 37 (29.13%) Windows Server
7 36 (28.35%) Finance
7 36 (28.35%) ITIL
8 33 (25.98%) VMware
9 32 (25.20%) MS Exchange
10 31 (24.41%) Office 365
11 30 (23.62%) Citrix
12 27 (21.26%) Windows 10
13 23 (18.11%) Hyper-V
14 21 (16.54%) Degree
15 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (15.75%) Firewall
16 19 (14.96%) DNS
16 19 (14.96%) Cisco
17 18 (14.17%) DHCP
17 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
17 18 (14.17%) Banking
17 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (13.39%) Windows 8
19 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (11.81%) Linux
19 15 (11.81%) Unix
19 15 (11.81%) SCCM
20 14 (11.02%) SQL

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 32 (25.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.45%) Skype for Business
3 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.87%) IIS
5 6 (4.72%) Apache
5 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (34.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.57%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.41%) Office 365
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) G Suite
3 2 (1.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) Firewall
2 19 (14.96%) DNS
3 18 (14.17%) DHCP
3 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.02%) VPN
5 12 (9.45%) VoIP
6 10 (7.87%) Internet
6 10 (7.87%) LAN
6 10 (7.87%) SAN
7 9 (7.09%) FTP
7 9 (7.09%) WAN
8 6 (4.72%) Network Security
8 6 (4.72%) SNMP
9 5 (3.94%) ADSL
9 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.15%) DSL
10 4 (3.15%) VLAN
11 3 (2.36%) HTTP
11 3 (2.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) JIRA
General
1 36 (28.35%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Legal
4 8 (6.30%) Law
5 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Retail
7 2 (1.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) LAMP
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.30%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.72%) Fintech
4 6 (4.72%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.72%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.94%) iPhone
6 4 (3.15%) Equities
6 4 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.57%) BYOD
8 2 (1.57%) Celerra
8 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.57%) Clustering
8 2 (1.57%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.57%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (66.14%) Windows
2 40 (31.50%) Windows 7
3 37 (29.13%) Windows Server
4 27 (21.26%) Windows 10
5 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (13.39%) Windows 8
8 15 (11.81%) Linux
8 15 (11.81%) Unix
9 8 (6.30%) Android
10 7 (5.51%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.15%) Solaris
13 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.57%) CentOS
14 2 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) ITIL
2 13 (10.24%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.66%) Service Management
4 9 (7.09%) Workflow
5 8 (6.30%) Change Control
6 6 (4.72%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.94%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (3.15%) Contract Management
8 4 (3.15%) Document Management
9 3 (2.36%) Break/Fix
9 3 (2.36%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.36%) Project Governance
9 3 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.36%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.57%) Consumerization
10 2 (1.57%) Kernel Tuning
10 2 (1.57%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.57%) Storage Virtualisation
10 2 (1.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.02%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) Perl
2 6 (4.72%) PHP
3 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.45%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.66%) MCSE
5 7 (5.51%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.94%) MCP
8 4 (3.15%) MCSA
8 4 (3.15%) PhD
8 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.57%) MCITP
9 2 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.79%) CCNA
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.11%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.09%) XenApp
5 4 (3.15%) vSphere
5 4 (3.15%) XenServer
6 2 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.57%) NFS
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) SCCM
2 7 (5.51%) SCOM
3 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.15%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.15%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.57%) Puppet
5 2 (1.57%) SCSM
5 2 (1.57%) SnapMirror
5 2 (1.57%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.98%) VMware
3 30 (23.62%) Citrix
4 19 (14.96%) Cisco
5 14 (11.02%) Apple
6 8 (6.30%) HP
7 6 (4.72%) EMC
8 4 (3.15%) IronPort
8 4 (3.15%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.15%) Polycom
8 4 (3.15%) Veeam
9 3 (2.36%) Adobe
10 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.57%) Brocade
10 2 (1.57%) Google
10 2 (1.57%) Intel
10 2 (1.57%) Isilon
10 2 (1.57%) NetApp
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle
10 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago