The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 50 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 12 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.52% 4.09% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 4.27% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 328 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.07% 95.91% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 366 289 319
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
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Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Luton

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Classic ASP
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) French Language
6 6 (22.22%) SaaS
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) Swedish Language
9 3 (11.11%) Danish Language
9 3 (11.11%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (11.11%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (11.11%) VB
10 2 (7.41%) MySQL
10 2 (7.41%) Perl
10 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 2 (7.41%) Apache

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (7.41%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (22.22%) French Language
2 4 (14.81%) Swedish Language
3 3 (11.11%) Danish Language
3 3 (11.11%) Norwegian Language
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) Classic ASP
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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