The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
North West / Lancashire
Rank 58 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.87% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.93% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £27,000 £28,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +47.36%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £29,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -7.93%

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
442 324 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.66% 94.46% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 402 281 421
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Lancashire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Chorley - 1 £27,000 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Technical Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware