The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 131 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £21,250 £51,000 £21,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.33% +138.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £40,000 £18,670
10% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £52,000 £24,030
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +3.92%
Support Technician
West Midlands

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
2095 1910 1566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.88% 94.41% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1723 1342
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) NEC
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) WSUS
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) NEC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
Birmingham
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