The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 23 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.00% - 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £15,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +5.00%
Technical Support
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 136 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.00% 95.77% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 51 105 181
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Belfast region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Belfast

Technical Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) CDMA
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MAPI
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SGSN
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Moodle
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) CDMA
1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) POP3
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) IMAP
1 2 (66.67%) SGSN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago