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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 84 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +71.05%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
1059 1029 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.75% 93.46% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 831 873 902
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) ISDN
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) PBX
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) MCSA
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) SS7
5 2 (10.53%) H.323
5 2 (10.53%) CCVP
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Dialogic
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) ISDN
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) PBX
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) SS7
1 2 (10.53%) H.323
1 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCVP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Dialogic
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco