The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire 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.

Technical Support
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 53 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.62% 0.68% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.71% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £26,500 £42,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.64% +60.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% -3.50%  

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 232 423 204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 93.93% 96.14% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 163 323 174
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Shropshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Shropshire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Shropshire 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
Telford +4 4 £26,500 -37.64%
Technical Support
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Shropshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) ADSL
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Technical Support 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) VMware