Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

IT Support
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.59% 2.23% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.28% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Preston median annual salary £19,500 £25,000 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +12.36% +8.54%
10th Percentile £18,000 £17,300 £20,750
90th Percentile £23,075 £25,000 £27,475
Lancashire median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -2.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 234 219 194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.23% 97.77% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 188 199 172
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £24,460 £22,767 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £49,200
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Preston

IT Support
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Preston

IT Support Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Preston region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) VMware