The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £18,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Support Technician
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.12% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £18,000 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 431 441 582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 96.85% 98.22% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 362 353 480
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Lancashire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Lancashire

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 Support Technician within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Accrington - 4 £17,500 - 1
Preston - 1 £22,500 -
Support Technician
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Lancashire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) C#

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 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
Accrington, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago