Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Support Technician
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.67% 5.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 5.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 0
Stockport median annual salary £23,750 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
Manchester median annual salary £22,500 £24,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Permanent vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 352 370 436
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 98.14% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 319 355 416
Stockport median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Stockport

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Stockport

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Stockport region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco