The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 46 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.28% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.84%
Support Technician
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 499 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.24% 98.23% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 274 434 374
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Lancashire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) Logistics
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks
8 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Adobe
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Logistics
1 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks