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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 60 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.56% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.74% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £47,500 £28,000 £29,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.64% -5.48%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
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
517 405 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.00% 92.47% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 459 316 436
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Chorley - 2 £47,500 - 1
Preston -10 1 £23,500 -16.07%
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 10 (83.33%) SLA
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Mitel
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) R
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) VMware

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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) R
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Mitel
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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