The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 16 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.60% 1.54% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 1.56% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £32,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Technical Support
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 Wolverhampton 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
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 64 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 97.70% 98.46% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81 59 74
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £43,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Technical Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware