The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 69 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.81% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £21,500 £18,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,050 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +4.34%
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
614 550 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.87% 99.28% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 520 482 567
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -8 2 £23,250 +25.67%
Lichfield - 2 £20,000 -
Support Technician
West Midlands

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google