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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 221 205 230
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 34 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.87% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.90% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 27
Median salary £20,750 £22,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £33,600 £27,200
UK excluding London median salary £22,644 £22,900 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -0.43%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 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 +29 19 £20,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester -21 12 £24,000 +6.66% 5
Lancashire +7 3 £31,000 +74.64%
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) Windows
4 27 (40.30%) Finance
5 18 (26.87%) ITIL
6 16 (23.88%) MS Office
7 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
8 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
8 14 (20.90%) Linux
9 12 (17.91%) VMware
10 11 (16.42%) Unix
11 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
12 9 (13.43%) Banking
12 9 (13.43%) VPN
12 9 (13.43%) Cisco
12 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (10.45%) Apple
14 7 (10.45%) Terminal Services
14 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (10.45%) Citrix
14 7 (10.45%) VoIP
14 7 (10.45%) CRM
14 7 (10.45%) SQL
14 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (10.45%) Office 365
14 7 (10.45%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Line 50
1 2 (2.99%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) VPN
3 7 (10.45%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (10.45%) VoIP
4 6 (8.96%) Firewall
5 4 (5.97%) Wireless
6 3 (4.48%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) Broadband
7 2 (2.99%) DHCP
7 2 (2.99%) SAN
7 2 (2.99%) Skype
8 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.49%) MPLS
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Power BI
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (40.30%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.97%) Back Office
4 4 (5.97%) Front Office
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (5.97%) Middleware
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) CMDB
2 4 (5.97%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) PMI
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Unix
4 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Android
7 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) CRM
2 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.96%) ITSM
3 6 (8.96%) Service Management
4 5 (7.46%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.97%) Change Control
5 4 (5.97%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.48%) Document Management
6 3 (4.48%) Information Security
6 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Conflict Management
7 2 (2.99%) Line Management
7 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C++
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) PHP
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) MCITP
2 6 (8.96%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCTS
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) Terminal Services
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) PaperCut
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) Apple
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) Avaya
6 3 (4.48%) Dell
6 3 (4.48%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.48%) Sophos
7 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.99%) NetApp
7 2 (2.99%) Sage
7 2 (2.99%) Siemens
8 1 (1.49%) F5
8 1 (1.49%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.49%) Meraki
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