The median annual salary for a IT Support Technician was £20,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 220 249
Rank change year-on-year -34 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 4 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.062% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 13
Median salary £20,500 £23,000 £24,690
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% -6.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -8.69% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6220 5501 6277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.16% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5166 4661 5007
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured IT Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in the North West

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Support Technician in the North West

IT Support Technician
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Cheshire -6 1 £18,500 -22.91% 1
Manchester -33 1 £25,000 +9.89% 1
Cumbria - 1 £22,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support Technician
England

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 North West region featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL
1 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
2 1 (5.26%) Logistics
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
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