The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
North West / Lancashire
Rank 54 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.61% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.93% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £20,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +18.51%
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,500

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
475 323 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.14% 92.02% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 426 269 424
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 3 £25,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) VMware