The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 235 242 228
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 8 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.068% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 18
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,200 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6613 7032 7018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.63% 95.23% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5317 6035 6235
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
IT Support Technician
England

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 July 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 3 £25,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £22,500 - 1
Manchester +3 1 £25,000 - 3
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 10 July 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (50.00%) MCITP
4 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 7 (38.89%) WAN
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) XenApp
7 6 (33.33%) XenServer
7 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Avaya
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 3 (16.67%) Lync
10 3 (16.67%) Office 365
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) SCCM
10 3 (16.67%) Android
10 3 (16.67%) iPhone

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
1 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Service Management
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) MCITP
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) MCP
4 3 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (38.89%) XenApp
4 6 (33.33%) XenServer
4 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Avaya
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) Facebook
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter
6 1 (5.56%) Sage
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Nortel
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