The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 120 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.16% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Median salary £20,335 £18,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% -37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,067 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,067 £18,000 £32,100
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1855 1768 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.12% 96.98% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1499 1592
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Birmingham

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Support Technician 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 Birmingham region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (23.08%) Android
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Publishing
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MCSA
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) CRM

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) ERP
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Line Management
2 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
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