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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 165 136 171
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 15 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.87% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.91% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 2
Average salary £21,750 £22,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -17.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £25,865 £28,500 £27,450
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.22%
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
3519 3076 3254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.36% 95.32% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2949 2602 2823
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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
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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 +12 9 £22,000 -8.33%
Derbyshire -12 3 £19,500 -18.75% 2
Lincolnshire +5 1 - - 1
Leicestershire -18 1 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Northamptonshire -28 1 £23,217 -15.57%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (51.61%) SQL
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (32.26%) MS Office
3 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
4 9 (29.03%) IIS
4 9 (29.03%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
7 6 (19.35%) VBScript
7 6 (19.35%) VB
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) XSL
7 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) DHCP
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) VB6
9 4 (12.90%) Office 365
9 4 (12.90%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Site Server
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) RFID
7 1 (3.23%) FTP
7 1 (3.23%) WLAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) PABX
7 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) XML
1 6 (19.35%) XSL
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Xbox
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) VBScript
3 6 (19.35%) VB
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) VB6
5 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
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