Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Technician was £17,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

IT Support Technician
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 81 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.02% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.34% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 5
Lancashire median annual salary £17,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +4.17% +17.07%
10th Percentile £16,400 £19,200 £17,150
90th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,500
North West median annual salary £18,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% -2.22% -4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 848 886 936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 97.47% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 677 783 764
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,650 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,150 £46,775
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in Lancashire

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for IT Support Technician in Lancashire

IT Support Technician
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Accrington - 6 £17,000 -
Preston -10 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Blackburn - 1 £16,000 -
Morecambe - 1 £27,500 -
IT Support Technician
North West

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT 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 Lancashire region featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) iPad
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) WordPress
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Dell