The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £22,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
Technical Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale 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
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 100.00% 100.00% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 36
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £40,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Rochdale

Technical Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) ADSL
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) ADSL
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware