The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 47 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.37% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Technical Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
263 190 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.41% 97.44% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 228 170 286
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Technical Support
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL