The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £20,168 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Technician
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 139 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.21% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Median salary £20,168 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.97% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,034 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £20,302 £32,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year - -1.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1812 2277 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.95% 95.31% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1754 1425
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Birmingham

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Support Technician in Birmingham

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Handset
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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