The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.77%
Technical Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cumbria 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
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
59 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 96.72% 100.00% 83.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 35
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £19,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Cumbria

Technical Support
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory