The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £22,750 in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Solihull
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.70% 0.82% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £22,750 £28,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.46% -5.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.50% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 282 231 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 98.60% 94.67% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 262 191 231
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £67,000
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 Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Solihull

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Solihull

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 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 Solihull region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) BS25999
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) BS25999
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft