The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 283 320 312
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 25 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 15
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,300 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,800 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
Support Technician
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in the City of London

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in the City of London

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) Windows
4 17 (48.57%) MS Office
5 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
6 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 13 (37.14%) VMware
8 11 (31.43%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) VPN
10 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (17.14%) Office 365
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) Wireless
13 5 (14.29%) Bloomberg
13 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
13 5 (14.29%) SimCorp
13 5 (14.29%) DNS
13 5 (14.29%) DHCP
13 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 5 (14.29%) HP
13 5 (14.29%) Citrix
13 5 (14.29%) vSphere
13 5 (14.29%) Trend Micro
13 5 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (14.29%) Investment Management
13 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Lync
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (11.43%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Back Office
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) VLE
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) UNIX
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Fund Management
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.86%) People Management
5 1 (2.86%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCDST
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
4 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) SimCorp
3 5 (14.29%) Trend Micro
3 5 (14.29%) FactSet
3 5 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 5 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
City, London
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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