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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 770 718 805
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +87
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 139 213 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 121 167 98
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £18,942
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.44%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
London -3 36 £26,750 -0.92% 4
South East +6 29 £22,750 -12.50% 11
North West +30 23 £20,000 -18.36% 6
East of England -11 15 £27,500 +13.40% 1
South West -9 14 £29,000 +23.40% 2
West Midlands -20 12 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Yorkshire -15 8 £23,500 +6.81% 2
East Midlands -16 2 £36,500 +62.22% 2
IT Support Technician
UK

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (78.38%) Windows
2 187 (63.18%) Active Directory
3 134 (45.27%) Microsoft
4 113 (38.18%) Windows 7
5 109 (36.82%) MS Office
6 106 (35.81%) Windows Server
7 94 (31.76%) MS Excel
8 93 (31.42%) MS Exchange
9 86 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (28.04%) VMware
11 76 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 61 (20.61%) Windows 8
13 54 (18.24%) ITIL
14 53 (17.91%) LAN
15 51 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 50 (16.89%) Citrix
17 49 (16.55%) Hyper-V
18 48 (16.22%) WAN
19 46 (15.54%) TCP/IP
19 46 (15.54%) Windows XP
20 39 (13.18%) SQL Server
21 38 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 36 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (12.16%) Degree
23 35 (11.82%) SharePoint
24 34 (11.49%) DNS
24 34 (11.49%) SLA
24 34 (11.49%) Driving Licence
25 33 (11.15%) DHCP
26 32 (10.81%) MCP

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 93 (31.42%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.36%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.69%) IIS
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 109 (36.82%) MS Office
2 94 (31.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.35%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.34%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.80%) Office 365
2 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.35%) Dropbox
4 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.91%) LAN
2 48 (16.22%) WAN
3 46 (15.54%) TCP/IP
4 34 (11.49%) DNS
5 33 (11.15%) DHCP
6 29 (9.80%) VPN
7 25 (8.45%) VoIP
8 24 (8.11%) Firewall
9 23 (7.77%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (6.42%) Remote Desktop
11 17 (5.74%) VLAN
12 13 (4.39%) FTP
12 13 (4.39%) Internet
13 12 (4.05%) SAN
14 10 (3.38%) Wireless
15 6 (2.03%) Skype
16 5 (1.69%) Intranet
17 4 (1.35%) IP Telephony
17 4 (1.35%) IPv4
18 3 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.05%) MySQL
3 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.68%) MS Access
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (7.09%) Finance
2 10 (3.38%) Manufacturing
2 10 (3.38%) Retail
3 9 (3.04%) Law
4 8 (2.70%) Electronics
4 8 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.36%) Games
6 6 (2.03%) Banking
7 5 (1.69%) Back Office
7 5 (1.69%) Legal
7 5 (1.69%) Marketing
8 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.70%) HTML
2 7 (2.36%) .NET
2 7 (2.36%) CSS
3 5 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.34%) CSS3
4 1 (0.34%) EDI
4 1 (0.34%) HTML5
4 1 (0.34%) jQuery
4 1 (0.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.49%) Driving Licence
2 27 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.72%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.72%) EPoS
4 11 (3.72%) iPhone
5 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.36%) iPad
6 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Licensing
8 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
11 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 232 (78.38%) Windows
2 113 (38.18%) Windows 7
3 106 (35.81%) Windows Server
4 86 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (20.61%) Windows 8
7 46 (15.54%) Windows XP
8 38 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (8.11%) Windows 10
10 18 (6.08%) Linux
11 14 (4.73%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.38%) Android
13 9 (3.04%) Unix
14 8 (2.70%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.70%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.69%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.24%) ITIL
2 16 (5.41%) Mentoring
3 14 (4.73%) CRM
4 11 (3.72%) ERP
4 11 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (3.38%) Migration
5 10 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (3.38%) Time Management
6 9 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (2.70%) Email Filtering
7 8 (2.70%) Performance Improvement
7 8 (2.70%) Web Filtering
8 7 (2.36%) Service Management
9 6 (2.03%) Network Management
10 5 (1.69%) Patch Management
11 4 (1.35%) Presales
11 4 (1.35%) Software Deployment
11 4 (1.35%) Software Licensing
11 4 (1.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.12%) SQL
2 18 (6.08%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.72%) C
4 8 (2.70%) VBScript
5 5 (1.69%) C#
5 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.68%) Java
7 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (12.16%) Degree
1 36 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (10.81%) MCP
3 22 (7.43%) MCSA
4 21 (7.09%) MCSE
5 14 (4.73%) DBS Check
6 11 (3.72%) MCITP
7 8 (2.70%) MCTS
8 7 (2.36%) HND
9 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.69%) CCNA
11 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.01%) CCENT
13 2 (0.68%) Server+ Certification
14 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 187 (63.18%) Active Directory
2 51 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (16.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.69%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.07%) SCCM
2 6 (2.03%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.69%) Casper Suite
3 5 (1.69%) Windows Intune
4 4 (1.35%) cPanel
4 4 (1.35%) Plesk
5 3 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 134 (45.27%) Microsoft
2 83 (28.04%) VMware
3 50 (16.89%) Citrix
4 20 (6.76%) Cisco
5 19 (6.42%) Dell
6 17 (5.74%) Avaya
7 15 (5.07%) Apple
8 11 (3.72%) Intel Security
9 10 (3.38%) HP
9 10 (3.38%) Veeam
10 8 (2.70%) Progress
10 8 (2.70%) Sophos
11 7 (2.36%) SYSPRO
12 6 (2.03%) Acronis
13 5 (1.69%) Altiris
14 4 (1.35%) Meraki
14 4 (1.35%) Sage
14 4 (1.35%) Supermicro
14 4 (1.35%) Symantec
15 3 (1.01%) Toshiba
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