The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £24,750 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 60 65 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.47% 1.07% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.09% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Median salary £24,750 £23,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.31% +9.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -4.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 413 643 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.27% 98.62% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 334 584 493
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Staffordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Staffordshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tamworth -5 1 £23,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £26,000 - 2
Support Technician
West Midlands

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 5, £23,164 - £26,829 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago