The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 52 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.00% 3.59% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.94% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 12
Average salary £26,000 £23,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% -5.05%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
Technical Support
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
377 381 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.01% 91.15% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 285 339 329
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Dollar Universe
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix