The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 50 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 15 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.54% 0.54% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 0.55% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 7
Median salary £27,000 £44,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 728 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.62% 98.64% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 472 517 652
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median 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 £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Northampton +34 15 £27,000 -
Technical Support
East Midlands

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical Support 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 24 (92.31%) Finance
2 18 (69.23%) Manufacturing
2 18 (69.23%) Retail
2 18 (69.23%) Knowledge Management
2 18 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) SaaS
6 10 (38.46%) IIS
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) MSI
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) ERP
9 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (23.08%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 2 (7.69%) .NET
11 2 (7.69%) Java
11 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
12 1 (3.85%) SCOM
12 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
12 1 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 1 (3.85%) C#
12 1 (3.85%) ITIL
12 1 (3.85%) MCSE
12 1 (3.85%) MCSA
12 1 (3.85%) Dell

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 10 (38.46%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MSI
General
1 24 (92.31%) Finance
2 18 (69.23%) Manufacturing
2 18 (69.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (23.08%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Dell
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy
1 1 (3.85%) VMware