The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 171 160 154
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 19 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £21,250 £21,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,900 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3784 2960 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.48% 96.01% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3121 2527 2981
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Technician
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £21,500 +17.80% 1
Derbyshire -13 5 £22,500 -13.46%
Lincolnshire - 4 £20,500 -
Northamptonshire -15 1 £20,500 -2.38%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (44.83%) MS Office
4 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
5 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco
7 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 9 (31.03%) Degree
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) MCSE
11 5 (17.24%) LAN
11 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (17.24%) DHCP
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
12 4 (13.79%) MCP
12 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
12 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
13 3 (10.34%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) RFID
6 1 (3.45%) PABX
6 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) WLAN
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) WAP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) HND
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCTS
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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