The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 32 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.14% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Technical Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 174 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.86% 90.16% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 143 133 166
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Halifax

Technical Support
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware