The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Technician
Rank 758 781 781
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 119 105 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.099% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 108 88 69
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
IT Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

IT Support Technician Salary Trend in England

IT Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

IT Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

IT Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
South East +29 34 £25,000 +17.64% 3
North West -2 19 £22,500 -8.16% 2
London -22 18 £27,500 -1.78% 5
East of England 0 17 £22,500 -
South West -3 13 £20,000 -16.66% 7
Yorkshire +7 8 £21,000 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £23,000 -4.16%
West Midlands -3 4 £28,000 +43.58% 3
IT Support Technician
UK

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title.

1 190 (74.22%) Windows
2 158 (61.72%) Active Directory
3 139 (54.30%) Microsoft
4 90 (35.16%) Windows 7
5 81 (31.64%) MS Office
6 68 (26.56%) MS Exchange
6 68 (26.56%) TCP/IP
7 67 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (24.22%) MS Excel
9 57 (22.27%) VMware
10 51 (19.92%) Windows 8
11 48 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (17.97%) Citrix
13 44 (17.19%) LAN
14 39 (15.23%) DNS
14 39 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (14.84%) WAN
16 36 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (12.89%) Finance
17 33 (12.89%) Windows XP
18 32 (12.50%) ITIL
18 32 (12.50%) DHCP
19 31 (12.11%) VPN
20 28 (10.94%) Office 365
21 26 (10.16%) Blackberry
22 24 (9.38%) HP
23 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
24 19 (7.42%) SLA
24 19 (7.42%) Firewall
25 17 (6.64%) Wi-Fi

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 68 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.95%) Lync
7 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.78%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 81 (31.64%) MS Office
2 62 (24.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.39%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.94%) Office 365
2 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.56%) TCP/IP
2 44 (17.19%) LAN
3 39 (15.23%) DNS
4 38 (14.84%) WAN
5 32 (12.50%) DHCP
6 31 (12.11%) VPN
7 19 (7.42%) Firewall
8 17 (6.64%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (6.25%) VoIP
10 15 (5.86%) Ethernet
11 12 (4.69%) Wireless
11 12 (4.69%) VLAN
12 11 (4.30%) SAN
13 6 (2.34%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.56%) Internet
14 4 (1.56%) 3G
14 4 (1.56%) Broadband
15 3 (1.17%) WLAN
15 3 (1.17%) Intranet
15 3 (1.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.17%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (12.89%) Finance
2 16 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.13%) Law
3 8 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.73%) Retail
5 4 (1.56%) Banking
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 4 (1.56%) Back Office
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
6 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.16%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.86%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.91%) iPad
4 9 (3.52%) iPhone
5 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.17%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.17%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.78%) Statistics
8 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.39%) FMCG
9 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 190 (74.22%) Windows
2 90 (35.16%) Windows 7
3 67 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (19.92%) Windows 8
5 48 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (12.89%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.69%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.30%) Linux
10 9 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 9 (3.52%) Android
11 7 (2.73%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.50%) ITIL
2 13 (5.08%) Time Management
3 8 (3.13%) CRM
3 8 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (2.34%) Investment Management
5 5 (1.95%) Service Management
5 5 (1.95%) Asset Management
5 5 (1.95%) Incident Management
6 4 (1.56%) Network Management
6 4 (1.56%) Patch Management
7 3 (1.17%) Business Development
7 3 (1.17%) Wealth Management
7 3 (1.17%) Information Security
8 2 (0.78%) BCP
8 2 (0.78%) Supplier Management
8 2 (0.78%) Software Testing
8 2 (0.78%) Service Delivery
8 2 (0.78%) Problem Management
8 2 (0.78%) Software Distribution
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.08%) SQL
2 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.39%) Java
4 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.39%) VB
4 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.47%) Degree
3 7 (2.73%) MCP
4 5 (1.95%) MCSE
4 5 (1.95%) MCSA
5 4 (1.56%) MCTS
5 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.17%) HND
6 3 (1.17%) MCITP
6 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) HNC
7 1 (0.39%) MOS
7 1 (0.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 158 (61.72%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.08%) XenApp
5 12 (4.69%) vSphere
6 11 (4.30%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.17%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
10 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) SCCM
2 7 (2.73%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.56%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 139 (54.30%) Microsoft
2 57 (22.27%) VMware
3 46 (17.97%) Citrix
4 24 (9.38%) HP
5 15 (5.86%) Bloomberg
6 14 (5.47%) SimCorp
6 14 (5.47%) Trend Micro
6 14 (5.47%) FactSet
7 13 (5.08%) Cisco
8 11 (4.30%) Dell
9 10 (3.91%) Symantec
9 10 (3.91%) Apple
10 8 (3.13%) Lotus
11 6 (2.34%) Toshiba
11 6 (2.34%) Oracle
11 6 (2.34%) Avaya
11 6 (2.34%) Adobe
12 5 (1.95%) McAfee
12 5 (1.95%) Sophos
13 4 (1.56%) Sage
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