The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 71 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.29% - 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Median salary £17,797 - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 421 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.92% 98.83% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 446 326 457
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Merseyside

Technical Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
St Helens - 2 £17,797 -
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Merseyside region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware