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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 46 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.03% 0.62% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.65% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Technical Support
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
387 460 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.22% 94.65% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 350 385 402
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram 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 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nelson - 4 £29,500 -
Chorley +3 3 £47,500 -
Burnley - 1 £25,230 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) Mitel
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (50.00%) R
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft