The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 87 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median salary £30,250 £27,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.03% -15.62%
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
Support Technician
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
972 1164 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.48% 93.87% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 796 878 912
Median salary £40,000 £39,600 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -3 1 £28,000 +86.66%
Harlow - 1 £28,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Front Office
6 1 (16.67%) BT
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Social Network
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) BT