The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 67 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.75% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £19,380 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.99% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +3.92%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 634 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.51% 97.54% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 539 533 430
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £20,000 - 1
Tamworth -4 2 £26,250 +35.44%
Support Technician
West Midlands

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Avaya
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) WSUS
7 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Intranet
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + + £800 bonus
Posted: 18 days ago