The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 98 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Average salary £23,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.61% +7.08%
Technical Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1015 997 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.66% 94.23% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 867 789 819
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,417 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) ISDN
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) MCP

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) H.323
2 1 (7.69%) ISDN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) SS7
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCVP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP