The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - 38 27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.05% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £36,750 £21,976
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.22%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Technical Support
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
168 191 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 99.41% 95.02% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 160 136 64
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Shropshire

Technical Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Epicor
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Exstream
2 1 (50.00%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Infor
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (50.00%) Infor LN
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exstream Dialogue
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Exstream
1 1 (50.00%) Infor LN
1 1 (50.00%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Epicor
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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