Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester 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.

Technical Support
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 90 80
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.54% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.12% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Leicester median annual salary £27,500 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +70.00% -14.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £41,250 £23,600
90th Percentile £28,750 £43,750 £36,150
Leicestershire median annual salary £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% -9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 550 822 817
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 98.68% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 508 747 688
Leicester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,675 £25,400 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £56,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.19% -1.28%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Leicester

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Leicester

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Technical Support 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 Leicester region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware