The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 77 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.54% 1.47% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.54% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 14
Average salary £44,000 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Technical Support
East Midlands

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
723 715 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.57% 95.84% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 517 658 632
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Kettering - 3 £44,000 - 1
Northampton -13 2 £27,000 -32.50%
Technical Support
East Midlands

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) SAN
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) NFS
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) CommVault
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (33.33%) AWK
4 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 6 (33.33%) French Language
4 6 (33.33%) German Language
4 6 (33.33%) KDB
4 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) sed
4 6 (33.33%) GDB
4 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (11.11%) NetScaler

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) KDB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 6 (33.33%) French Language
1 6 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) AWK
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) sed
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCA
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) NFS
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) CommVault
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + on call + overtime + pension
Posted: 11 days ago