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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 239 234 248
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 16 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 13
Median salary £20,000 £22,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,750 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,108
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Cheshire +37 12 £19,750 -14.13% 2
Manchester -9 3 £20,500 -2.38% 1
Lancashire +7 1 £18,500 +4.22%
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 17 (60.71%) Finance
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Unix
5 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (25.00%) Banking
5 7 (25.00%) Office 365
6 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) ITSM
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (17.86%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 4 (14.29%) MCITP
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) MCSE

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 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Line 50
1 2 (7.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Power BI
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) ITSM
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.71%) Document Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Avaya
3 3 (10.71%) Dell
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
3 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Sage
4 2 (7.14%) Siemens
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Meraki
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago