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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 64 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.21% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
469 520 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.53% 94.55% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 404 459 394
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014. 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
Preston - 1 £20,000 -
Support Technician
North West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Accrington, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago