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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 65 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.53% 0.81% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.84% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Median salary £17,797 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.06% -26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
559 476 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.90% 96.95% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 434 365 522
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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 -
Southport - 1 £45,000 - 1
Technical Support
North West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago