The median annual salary for a IT Support was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
North West / Merseyside
Rank 50 43 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 12 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.12% 3.70% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 3.77% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 2
Median salary £31,000 £30,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +57.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 477 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.71% 97.95% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 450 391 369
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £60,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Merseyside

IT Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Merseyside

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Merseyside

IT Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Liverpool -13 6 £50,000 +66.66% 1
St Helens - 4 £31,000 - 1
Wirral - 2 £25,000 - 1
IT Support
North West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) Front Office
8 4 (22.22%) Law
8 4 (22.22%) Legal
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (22.22%) VLAN
8 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) SLA
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) VLAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Front Office
1 4 (22.22%) Law
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Case Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) NDS
3 1 (5.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago