Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £21,954 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 202 193
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.077% 0.34% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.35% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 6
Birmingham median annual salary £21,954 £24,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.52% -14.29% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,113 £18,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £24,880 £28,750 £29,000
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,050
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.44% -2.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3726 4590 3856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.43% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2996 3433 3227
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple