Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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

IT Support
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 66 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 -26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.78% 1.09% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.13% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,000 £20,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% - -
UK median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 497 441 310
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 96.50% 91.72%
Number of salaries quoted 336 289 239
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £25,125 £20,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Northern Ireland

IT Support
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Northern Ireland

IT Support
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
County Antrim -1 3 £27,500 -21.43%
County Londonderry - 1 £26,500 -
IT Support
UK

IT Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix