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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.22%
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
224 109 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.97% 97.32% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 186 93 113
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya