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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 223 236 258
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Average salary £23,000 £24,690 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +2.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,100 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,690 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 - 8 £22,750 - 4
Cheshire +26 2 £24,000 -2.04%
Merseyside - 1 £19,500 - 1
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
5 15 (41.67%) WAN
6 13 (36.11%) VPN
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 12 (33.33%) SLA
7 12 (33.33%) MS Office
8 11 (30.56%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) DHCP
10 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
12 7 (19.44%) Client/Server
12 7 (19.44%) ITIL
12 7 (19.44%) FTP
12 7 (19.44%) Dell
12 7 (19.44%) Degree
12 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (19.44%) SYSPRO
13 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.67%) SCCM
13 6 (16.67%) Intel Security

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) LAN
2 15 (41.67%) WAN
3 13 (36.11%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) DHCP
4 10 (27.78%) DNS
5 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (19.44%) FTP
7 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (11.11%) Firewall
9 3 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (5.56%) SAN
11 1 (2.78%) Internet
11 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.78%) NAS
11 1 (2.78%) Wireless
11 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Client/Server
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
5 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Android
6 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Email Filtering
2 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (11.11%) Web Filtering
3 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Case Management
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Dell
3 7 (19.44%) SYSPRO
4 6 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Company Car, Petrol Card, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford
ECOM
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + iPad, Laptop & Phone
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago