The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £29,250 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Support Technician
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.61% - 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% - 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £29,250 - £23,750
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 - £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 - £24,750
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year - -1.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 180 219 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.77% 98.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 203 152
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Shropshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Shropshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in Shropshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in Shropshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Telford - 2 £35,000 -
Bridgnorth - 1 £23,500 -
Support Technician
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Shropshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) IIS
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) DDNS
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Clustering
7 1 (7.69%) NAS

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DDNS
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) VMware