The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 14 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 5.77% - 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% - 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £27,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
Job Titles Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 96.15% 100.00% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 44
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Support
Cheshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Runcorn

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Sun