The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 38 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.95% - 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £23,750 - £19,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 - £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,750 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.62%
Support Technician
West 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 Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 101 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 95.71% 80.80% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 147 65 81
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Shropshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Telford - 2 £23,750 -
Support Technician
West Midlands

Support Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya