The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - 37 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 1.69% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.73% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £20,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Technical Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 173 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.30% 97.19% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 129 169 123
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Bolton