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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Technician
Rank 228 232 257
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 14 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 13
Average salary £22,250 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £23,339 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 28 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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 -3 7 £22,000 -14.56% 5
Cheshire - 5 £24,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £20,000 -
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) MS Office
5 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
8 5 (18.52%) MCSE
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) CCNA
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Legal
10 3 (11.11%) Dell
10 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (11.11%) LAN
10 3 (11.11%) PHP
10 3 (11.11%) MCSA
10 3 (11.11%) MCP
10 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.11%) Document Management
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 2 (7.41%) WordPress
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
1 1 (3.70%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCP
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (7.41%) HNC
5 2 (7.41%) HND
5 2 (7.41%) GNVQ
5 2 (7.41%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (3.70%) MCPD
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Progress
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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