The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 21 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.84% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 119 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.47% 92.25% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 174 95 140
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) MS Office
3 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 15 (71.43%) DHCP
3 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (71.43%) DNS
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 3 (14.29%) Intel
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) DEFINITY
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) HNC
6 3 (14.29%) HND
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Device Driver

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DHCP
1 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DEFINITY
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Avaya Certification
1 3 (14.29%) HNC
1 3 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Intel
3 3 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec