The median annual salary for a IT Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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
London / City of London
Rank 164 210 208
Rank change year-on-year +46 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 59 65 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.92% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.96% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 107
Median salary £30,000 £31,125 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -0.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £22,966
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in the City of London

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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

1 109 (77.30%) Windows
2 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 64 (45.39%) MS Office
4 62 (43.97%) Active Directory
5 51 (36.17%) Windows Server
6 48 (34.04%) Windows 7
7 47 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 39 (27.66%) Finance
9 36 (25.53%) Citrix
10 35 (24.82%) ITIL
10 35 (24.82%) Firewall
10 35 (24.82%) Windows 10
11 32 (22.70%) MS Excel
12 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
12 28 (19.86%) VMware
12 28 (19.86%) Office 365
13 25 (17.73%) DNS
14 24 (17.02%) DHCP
15 23 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (15.60%) Apple
16 22 (15.60%) Windows 8
17 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (14.89%) Cisco
18 20 (14.18%) VoIP
19 19 (13.48%) Degree
20 18 (12.77%) Skype for Business
21 17 (12.06%) VPN
21 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
21 17 (12.06%) Blackberry
22 16 (11.35%) Service Delivery

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 47 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.77%) Skype for Business
3 13 (9.22%) IIS
4 12 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.96%) Apache
8 4 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (45.39%) MS Office
2 32 (22.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.86%) Office 365
2 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) G Suite
3 3 (2.13%) Yammer
4 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.82%) Firewall
2 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
3 25 (17.73%) DNS
4 24 (17.02%) DHCP
5 20 (14.18%) VoIP
6 17 (12.06%) VPN
7 12 (8.51%) LAN
7 12 (8.51%) WAN
8 11 (7.80%) Internet
8 11 (7.80%) SAN
9 10 (7.09%) ADSL
9 10 (7.09%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (7.09%) DSL
10 7 (4.96%) SNMP
11 6 (4.26%) FTP
12 5 (3.55%) NAS
13 4 (2.84%) Ethernet
13 4 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.26%) MySQL
4 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.13%) DB2
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) JIRA
2 2 (1.42%) FrontPage
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Legal
3 14 (9.93%) Banking
3 14 (9.93%) Law
4 5 (3.55%) Back Office
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.13%) German Language
5 3 (2.13%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) LAMP
2 5 (3.55%) HTML
2 5 (3.55%) XML
3 3 (2.13%) FpML
3 3 (2.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Blackberry
2 15 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.93%) Driving Licence
4 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.67%) iPhone
6 8 (5.67%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.96%) Public Cloud
8 6 (4.26%) Fintech
9 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.13%) DTCC
11 2 (1.42%) BYOD
11 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.42%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.42%) iPad
11 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.71%) Equities
12 1 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 109 (77.30%) Windows
2 51 (36.17%) Windows Server
3 48 (34.04%) Windows 7
4 35 (24.82%) Windows 10
5 22 (15.60%) Windows 8
6 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (11.35%) Linux
8 15 (10.64%) Windows XP
9 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (7.80%) Android
11 11 (7.80%) Unix
12 8 (5.67%) Mac OS X
13 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.82%) ITIL
2 16 (11.35%) Service Delivery
3 10 (7.09%) Incident Management
3 10 (7.09%) Service Management
4 7 (4.96%) Project Management
5 6 (4.26%) Collateral Management
5 6 (4.26%) Workflow
6 5 (3.55%) Change Control
6 5 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.55%) Migration
6 5 (3.55%) Patch Management
6 5 (3.55%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.84%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.84%) Document Management
7 4 (2.84%) Information Security
7 4 (2.84%) Project Governance
8 3 (2.13%) Complex Event Processing
8 3 (2.13%) DevOps
8 3 (2.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) SQL
2 9 (6.38%) Perl
3 6 (4.26%) PHP
4 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.13%) Java
5 3 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Degree
2 14 (9.93%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.09%) PhD
4 9 (6.38%) MCSE
5 5 (3.55%) MCP
6 3 (2.13%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.13%) CCNA
6 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) MCSA
7 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.71%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (43.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.09%) XenServer
5 8 (5.67%) XenApp
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.71%) vSphere
8 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.09%) SCCM
2 10 (7.09%) XenMobile
3 5 (3.55%) SCOM
4 2 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 36 (25.53%) Citrix
3 28 (19.86%) VMware
4 22 (15.60%) Apple
5 21 (14.89%) Cisco
6 13 (9.22%) HP
7 10 (7.09%) EMC
7 10 (7.09%) IronPort
7 10 (7.09%) Palo Alto
7 10 (7.09%) Polycom
7 10 (7.09%) Veeam
8 9 (6.38%) Oracle
9 4 (2.84%) Adobe
9 4 (2.84%) Avaya
9 4 (2.84%) iManage
9 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.84%) Samsung
10 3 (2.13%) Google
10 3 (2.13%) Solace
10 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
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Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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