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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 103 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Average salary £22,000 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,600 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
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
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix