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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 211 203 246
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 35 59 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.88% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.91% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 19
Median salary £20,500 £22,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £45,000 £26,100
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
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
5956 6481 7185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.37% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5003 5382 5793
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 £23,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +33 17 £20,000 -13.04%
Manchester -27 13 £20,000 -16.66% 5
Lancashire +13 4 £27,500 +66.66%
Merseyside -13 2 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
3 33 (51.56%) Windows
4 21 (32.81%) Finance
5 18 (28.13%) MS Office
5 18 (28.13%) ITIL
6 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
6 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
7 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
8 12 (18.75%) VMware
9 11 (17.19%) Linux
9 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.63%) VPN
11 9 (14.06%) Citrix
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 8 (12.50%) Apple
13 7 (10.94%) Cisco
13 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (10.94%) Unix
13 7 (10.94%) Banking
13 7 (10.94%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (9.38%) SQL
14 6 (9.38%) CRM
14 6 (9.38%) Avaya

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 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Office
2 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.63%) VPN
3 7 (10.94%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (9.38%) Firewall
5 4 (6.25%) VoIP
5 4 (6.25%) Wireless
6 3 (4.69%) DHCP
6 3 (4.69%) DNS
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
7 2 (3.13%) Broadband
7 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Front Office
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 3 (4.69%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) CMDB
3 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.19%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.94%) Unix
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.56%) Android
10 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.56%) CentOS
10 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.38%) CRM
4 6 (9.38%) ITSM
4 6 (9.38%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.25%) Change Control
5 4 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.69%) Document Management
6 3 (4.69%) Information Security
6 3 (4.69%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.13%) Conflict Management
7 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.13%) Line Management
7 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) DBS Check
2 5 (7.81%) MCITP
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
3 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Citrix
4 8 (12.50%) Apple
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco
6 6 (9.38%) Avaya
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.69%) Sophos
8 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago