The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.01% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £28,250 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+11.50% -6.61%
Technical Support
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
392 527 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.74% 95.82% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 325 429 335
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Leicester

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Leicester

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Leicester, East Midlands, United Kingdom
De Montfort University
Salary: £25,513 - £31,342 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago