The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 222 234 252
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 37 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 16
Median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £19,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -3.15%
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
6140 5974 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 95.88% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 4959 6200
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured IT Support Technician in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Technician across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

IT Support Technician Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Manchester +4 21 £23,500 +17.50% 3
Cheshire +27 12 £22,500 -
Lancashire -6 4 £21,750 -9.37%
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT Support Technician 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 North West region featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 26 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 18 (34.62%) Finance
5 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
6 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 10 (19.23%) Office 365
7 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
8 9 (17.31%) VoIP
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (17.31%) Linux
8 9 (17.31%) MS Office
8 9 (17.31%) CRM
8 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
9 8 (15.38%) Unix
9 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 8 (15.38%) VPN
9 8 (15.38%) Banking
9 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (13.46%) Degree
10 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
11 6 (11.54%) Service Management
11 6 (11.54%) ITSM
11 6 (11.54%) Sage
11 6 (11.54%) SQL
11 6 (11.54%) Web Services
11 6 (11.54%) Windows 7

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Line 50
1 5 (9.62%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) OneDrive
3 4 (7.69%) Mimecast
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.31%) VoIP
3 8 (15.38%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) Skype
5 4 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 4 (7.69%) MPLS
5 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (7.69%) VLAN
5 4 (7.69%) Wireless
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) Firewall
7 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Power BI
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) iPad
1 3 (5.77%) iPhone
2 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Life Science
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
4 9 (17.31%) Linux
5 8 (15.38%) Unix
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.62%) Android
7 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) CRM
2 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
3 6 (11.54%) ITSM
3 6 (11.54%) Service Management
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (5.77%) Document Management
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) MCITP
3 5 (9.62%) MCSA
3 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) MCTS
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Sage
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) Siemens
5 4 (7.69%) F5
5 4 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) HP
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