Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

IT Support
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.63% 1.74% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.77% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 23
Lancashire median annual salary £21,500 £22,750 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.49% +19.74% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16,500 £18,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £24,800 £25,161 £28,750
North West median annual salary £23,000 £24,500 £24,690
% change year-on-year -6.12% -0.77% +7.35%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 850 789 1005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 97.14% 98.13% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 734 664 852
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,138
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £50,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Lancashire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Lancashire

IT Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -11 7 £21,500 +13.16% 2
Blackpool -1 4 £22,500 +9.76% 1
Burnley -8 4 £22,500 -10.82%
Accrington - 4 £17,000 -
Chorley +4 3 £25,000 -
Rossendale - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Lancashire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Avaya
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) iPad
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) EPoS
8 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) WAN
9 2 (8.70%) ERP
9 2 (8.70%) LAN
9 2 (8.70%) Unix
9 2 (8.70%) Solaris
9 2 (8.70%) MCSE
9 2 (8.70%) MCSA

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) iPad
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Avaya
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
Preston
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago