The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 100 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.52% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.62%
Support Technician
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1489 1433 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 95.66% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1248 1527
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Cambridge

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
4 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) Office 365
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (26.32%) Data Security
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) SLA
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (5.26%) Apple
10 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (5.26%) Citrix
10 1 (5.26%) DNS
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL
10 1 (5.26%) LAN
10 1 (5.26%) WAN
10 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.26%) XenApp

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
1 5 (26.32%) Data Security
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Apple