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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 119 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £27,875 £32,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.23% +38.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,775 £31,750 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £53,250 £26,300
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +1.08%
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
2054 2001 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.31% 93.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1789 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) NEC
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) NEC
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago