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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.06% 3.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 3.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
93 107 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 98.94% 99.07% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 101 43
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,105 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) VLE
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy