The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 128 127 153
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 15 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 0.44% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.46% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 1
Average salary £26,000 £23,573 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.15%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
Support Technician
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2360 2151 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.35% 94.30% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1871 1850 2486
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 9 £26,000 +15.55%
Peterborough - 4 £28,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) MS Office
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Office 365
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
8 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 5 (18.52%) JOnAS
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (11.11%) EDI
10 3 (11.11%) E-business
11 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (7.41%) iPhone
11 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
11 2 (7.41%) VMware
11 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
12 1 (3.70%) Cisco
12 1 (3.70%) SAN
12 1 (3.70%) ERP
12 1 (3.70%) CRM
12 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) JOnAS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
2 3 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (3.70%) Document Management
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco