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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 204 229 247
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 28 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 22
Median salary £21,500 £21,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £18,500 £17,550
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,000 £38,750
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
5293 6054 6755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.48% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 4866 5415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +7 21 £20,000 +2.56% 4
Merseyside +13 5 £20,750 - 4
Cheshire +31 3 £22,000 -4.34% 2
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 44 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
5 19 (30.65%) ITIL
5 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
6 18 (29.03%) LAN
7 17 (27.42%) MS Office
7 17 (27.42%) VMware
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (24.19%) WAN
9 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
9 13 (20.97%) SLA
9 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
10 12 (19.35%) VPN
11 10 (16.13%) DNS
11 10 (16.13%) DHCP
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco
11 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.13%) Finance
11 10 (16.13%) Terminal Services
11 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.52%) Dell
13 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.29%) Degree
14 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (11.29%) SYSPRO
14 7 (11.29%) Citrix
14 7 (11.29%) FTP

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 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) LAN
2 15 (24.19%) WAN
3 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
4 12 (19.35%) VPN
5 10 (16.13%) DHCP
5 10 (16.13%) DNS
6 7 (11.29%) FTP
7 6 (9.68%) Firewall
7 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (6.45%) SAN
8 4 (6.45%) VoIP
9 3 (4.84%) Broadband
10 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.61%) NAS
11 1 (1.61%) Wireless
11 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) French Language
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) CMDB
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.45%) Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ITIL
2 4 (6.45%) CRM
3 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
3 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.84%) Email Filtering
3 3 (4.84%) Information Security
3 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (4.84%) Web Filtering
4 2 (3.23%) Case Management
4 2 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (1.61%) Conflict Management
5 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.61%) Escalation Management
5 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.61%) C
2 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) MCP
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) Terminal Services
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Dell
5 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 7 (11.29%) SYSPRO
6 5 (8.06%) Avaya
6 5 (8.06%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) Intel Security
7 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.84%) Apple
8 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.84%) Sophos
9 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.61%) Meraki
10 1 (1.61%) SAP
10 1 (1.61%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
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