The median annual salary for a IT Support was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 10 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.49% 2.80% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.85% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 14
Median salary £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,850
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

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 395 386 454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.50% 98.22% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 360 327 384
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 Lancashire

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

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +8 3 £25,000 -
Preston -9 3 £21,500 +13.15% 1
Blackpool -11 3 £22,500 +9.75%
Burnley - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) LAN
5 11 (42.31%) WAN
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) Solaris
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) Unix
6 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Avaya
10 4 (15.38%) EPoS
10 4 (15.38%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) PHP
11 3 (11.54%) CRM
12 2 (7.69%) Internet
12 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
13 1 (3.85%) DBS Check

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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) LAN
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Solaris
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Security
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago