The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 23 July 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 72 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.69% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £18,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 635 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.70% 96.95% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 559 546 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
West Midlands

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Lichfield - 3 £18,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £19,500 -
Support Technician
West Midlands

Support Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Mitel

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel