The median annual salary for an IT Support was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 25 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.63% 1.99% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.07% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 180 145 137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 94.74% 96.03% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 154 122 71
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,650 £50,000
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 Northern Ireland

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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
County Armagh -4 2 £22,500 +18.42%
Newry - 2 £19,000 -
County Tyrone - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support
UK

IT Support Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northern Ireland region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Business Development
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) FMCG
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) MCSA
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) MCP
7 1 (7.14%) EPoS
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Development
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix