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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 239 240 247
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 12 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.057% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.061% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 6
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £18,300 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,700 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014. 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
Cheshire - 5 £25,000 - 3
Merseyside +3 3 £22,500 -4.25%
Manchester -2 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Cumbria - 1 £24,000 -
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Avaya
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Lync
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) SAP
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Sage
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
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