The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 60 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.76% 0.20% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.21% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Average salary £18,500 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
Technical Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington 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
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
502 486 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 95.80% 97.98% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 450 391 279
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,984
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Warrington

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Broadband
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Toshiba
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) BT
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Broadband
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 3 (37.50%) Toshiba
3 3 (37.50%) BT