The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 208 238 237
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 23 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 11
Average salary £20,000 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.44%
IT Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Support Technician Salary Trend in the North West

IT Support Technician
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +33 21 £20,000 -25.92% 3
Cheshire +22 2 £24,000 -2.04% 3
IT Support Technician
England

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT Support Technician 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 IT Support Technician in their job title.

1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
4 18 (45.00%) WAN
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
6 15 (37.50%) VPN
6 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (32.50%) MS Office
9 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.00%) SLA
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
10 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
10 11 (27.50%) VMware
11 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (25.00%) ITIL
11 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
13 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.00%) DNS
13 8 (20.00%) DHCP
13 8 (20.00%) Dell
14 7 (17.50%) FTP
14 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
14 7 (17.50%) MCP
14 7 (17.50%) Degree
14 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (17.50%) SYSPRO

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT Support Technician 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 IT Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) LAN
2 18 (45.00%) WAN
3 15 (37.50%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.00%) DHCP
5 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (17.50%) FTP
7 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (12.50%) Firewall
9 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (7.50%) Wireless
10 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (5.00%) VLAN
11 1 (2.50%) Internet
11 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.50%) NAS
11 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Email Filtering
2 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (12.50%) Web Filtering
3 3 (7.50%) Logistics
3 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) BCP
4 2 (5.00%) Case Management
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.00%) Information Security
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
1 7 (17.50%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Dell
4 7 (17.50%) SYSPRO
5 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Adobe
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.50%) Sun
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheadle
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago