The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £29,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -6.89% -4.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 266 124 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.03% 96.88% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 228 81 78
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Northern Ireland

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Northern Ireland

Technical Support
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
County Antrim - 1 £22,500 -
Technical Support
UK

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft