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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Technician
England / North West
Rank 245 208 240
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 2 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 22
Median salary £24,500 £21,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.95% -12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £29,469
UK excluding London median salary £21,250 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-9.57% -

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
5782 5407 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 96.61% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 4541 5512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,364 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +8 1 £22,000 -8.33% 1
Manchester -40 1 £27,000 +35.00% 1
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 10 (26.32%) Office 365
6 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
6 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) VMware
7 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.05%) MS Office
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (15.79%) Sage
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
9 6 (15.79%) CRM
10 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) MCSE
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
10 5 (13.16%) SLA
10 5 (13.16%) Siemens
10 5 (13.16%) Asset Management

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 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Line 50
1 5 (13.16%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) OneDrive
3 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) VoIP
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 5 (13.16%) Skype
3 5 (13.16%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.53%) MPLS
4 4 (10.53%) VLAN
4 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Power BI
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 2 (5.26%) iPad
1 2 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Android
6 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.53%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) CRM
2 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.89%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCITP
2 5 (13.16%) MCSE
2 5 (13.16%) MCTS
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) MCSA
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) PaperCut
2 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Sage
4 5 (13.16%) Siemens
5 4 (10.53%) F5
5 4 (10.53%) Meraki
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) HP
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