The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 72 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.34% 1.10% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.14% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
867 612 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.87% 96.08% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 793 541 573
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
East Midlands

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Northampton -20 9 £24,500 +11.36%
Daventry - 2 - -
Brackley - 1 - - 1
Wellingborough - 1 £27,500 -
Technical Support
East Midlands

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) MCITP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) German Language
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) NAS
7 2 (12.50%) XenApp
7 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
1 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
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