The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - 18 36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.49% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.54% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
Technical Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 65 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 90.26% 97.01% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 105 60 74
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware