The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 145 180 150
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 27 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 16
Average salary £22,500 £25,250 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +48.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,187 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £25,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +13.33%
Support Technician
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3252 3478 2932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.89% 96.93% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2742 2872 2585
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £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 the East Midlands

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Support Technician
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Nottinghamshire +31 19 £22,500 +18.42%
Derbyshire - 5 £19,000 -
Lincolnshire +16 2 £19,000 +17.37% 1
Leicestershire +16 1 £18,000 -46.66%
Northamptonshire - 1 £17,000 - 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
4 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (34.15%) MS Office
8 13 (31.71%) ITIL
8 13 (31.71%) Lync
9 11 (26.83%) UNIX
9 11 (26.83%) Internet
9 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
10 10 (24.39%) C#
10 10 (24.39%) Oracle
10 10 (24.39%) IIS
10 10 (24.39%) Solaris
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Apache
10 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
10 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
10 10 (24.39%) ADSL
10 10 (24.39%) Broadband
10 10 (24.39%) EMC
11 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) DNS
12 8 (19.51%) VMware
13 7 (17.07%) JavaScript

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (31.71%) Lync
2 10 (24.39%) IIS
2 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.83%) Internet
3 10 (24.39%) ADSL
3 10 (24.39%) Broadband
4 8 (19.51%) DNS
5 7 (17.07%) DHCP
6 6 (14.63%) LAN
6 6 (14.63%) WAN
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall
8 3 (7.32%) VPN
9 1 (2.44%) FTP
9 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
1 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.20%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) XSL
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) EPoS
1 1 (2.44%) VLE
1 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) UNIX
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
5 10 (24.39%) Solaris
5 10 (24.39%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.44%) Line Management
4 1 (2.44%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.44%) ETL
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) VBScript
4 5 (12.20%) VB
5 4 (9.76%) VB6
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCITP
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) EMC
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Sage
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
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