The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 18 April 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 63 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.37% 1.28% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.33% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 25
Average salary £23,500 £25,100 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.37% -10.35%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 602 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.44% 96.63% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 473 522 429
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Support
North East

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Technical Support
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 £23,500 -6.37% 3
Technical Support
North East

Technical Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: From £23,500 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago