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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
176 201 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.32% 99.01% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130 141 147
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 5 (62.50%) Device Driver
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MOS
5 1 (12.50%) MCDST
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware