The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 202 227 237
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 33 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 22
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £18,500 £17,550
10% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -6.52%
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
5451 6167 6884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.72% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4632 5038 5550
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the North West region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in the North West

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Support Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Manchester -3 18 £20,000 -11.11% 4
Cheshire +42 8 £22,000 -4.34% 2
Merseyside +7 7 £22,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £24,000 -
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
2 46 (68.66%) Windows
3 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
4 25 (37.31%) ITIL
5 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
6 20 (29.85%) MS Office
7 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
8 15 (22.39%) VMware
9 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
10 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.91%) LAN
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (16.42%) VPN
13 10 (14.93%) SLA
13 10 (14.93%) Cisco
13 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
13 10 (14.93%) Terminal Services
14 9 (13.43%) WAN
15 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
16 7 (10.45%) DHCP
16 7 (10.45%) DNS
16 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
16 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
16 7 (10.45%) CRM
16 7 (10.45%) Dell
16 7 (10.45%) Citrix
17 6 (8.96%) Firewall
17 6 (8.96%) Degree

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 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) LAN
2 11 (16.42%) VPN
3 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.43%) WAN
5 7 (10.45%) DHCP
5 7 (10.45%) DNS
6 6 (8.96%) Firewall
7 4 (5.97%) FTP
7 4 (5.97%) SAN
7 4 (5.97%) VoIP
8 3 (4.48%) Broadband
8 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.49%) NAS
10 1 (1.49%) Wireless
10 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) CMDB
2 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.99%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.97%) Linux
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) CentOS
9 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) CRM
3 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.48%) Document Management
4 3 (4.48%) Email Filtering
4 3 (4.48%) Information Security
4 3 (4.48%) ITSM
4 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.48%) Service Management
4 3 (4.48%) Web Filtering
5 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.99%) Conflict Management
5 2 (2.99%) Line Management
5 2 (2.99%) Project Management
5 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) DBS Check
2 5 (7.46%) MCSE
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCITP
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Terminal Services
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) Dell
5 5 (7.46%) Avaya
5 5 (7.46%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Apple
6 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.97%) SYSPRO
7 3 (4.48%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.48%) Sophos
8 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.49%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.49%) Meraki
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) Sun
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec
9 1 (1.49%) Veeam
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