The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 37 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.61% 1.83% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.89% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £35,000 - £15,390
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,125
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.66%
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
157 159 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.32% 96.95% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 119 101
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(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
County Antrim -2 1 £35,000 - 1
Technical Support
UK

Technical Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) MAPI
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Moodle
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) CDMA
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) SGSN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MAPI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago