Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 25 November 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 99 98
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.33% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.91% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £26,500 £22,000 £21,275
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.45% +3.41% -6.48%
10th Percentile £22,600 £18,700 £18,250
90th Percentile £27,775 £26,000 £26,400
West Midlands median annual salary £25,500 £22,500 £23,275
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.33% -6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1177 1207 1181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.65% 98.75%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1065 1024
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +15 2 £24,750 -1.00%
Stafford -1 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Support Technician
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware