The median annual salary for an IT Support was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 28 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.42% 3.33% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 3.44% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 9
Median salary £23,750 £26,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,350 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,450 £34,300
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 499 669 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.52% 96.96% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 411 593 529
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Staffordshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Staffordshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Salary histogram for IT Support in Staffordshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stafford +2 12 £26,500 +20.45% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +19 8 £25,750 +4.04% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £20,000 -
Tamworth +4 2 £19,000 -
Lichfield +3 2 £20,000 -33.33% 1
IT Support
West Midlands

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

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

1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (26.83%) SLA
4 11 (26.83%) Office 365
5 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
5 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
8 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (14.63%) ERP
9 6 (14.63%) C#
10 5 (12.20%) CRM
10 5 (12.20%) Degree
11 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Optimisation
11 4 (9.76%) Escalation Management
11 4 (9.76%) VMware
11 4 (9.76%) PHP
11 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.76%) CGI
11 4 (9.76%) C++

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
1 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.76%) CGI
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) iPhone
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (14.63%) ERP
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Escalation Management
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
6 2 (4.88%) Logistics
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.44%) Data Management
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) C++
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) PHP
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Citrix
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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