The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 25 July 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 84 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 1.08% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.13% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 20
Average salary £27,000 £38,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.32% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £44,300 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1145 1064 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.34% 96.03% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 988 887 1006
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Essex

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Essex

Support Technician
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Brentwood - 4 £32,000 -
Colchester - 2 £21,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £25,000 -
Canvey Island - 1 £18,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (82.35%) MS Office
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
7 6 (35.29%) Network Security
7 6 (35.29%) IP Telephony
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) MCP
9 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (23.53%) Service Management
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) DHCP
10 3 (17.65%) DNS
11 2 (11.76%) Internet
11 2 (11.76%) Symantec
11 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (11.76%) Sophos
11 2 (11.76%) Active Directory

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) IP Telephony
2 6 (35.29%) VLAN
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (23.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco