The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 96 96 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.33% 0.57% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.59% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 13
Average salary £33,750 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.40% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £21,750 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% +2.22%
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 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
Wickford - 1 £31,500 - 1
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) MCSA
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) NETGEAR
6 2 (13.33%) WSUS
6 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) BT

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Social Network
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) BT
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 6 days ago
Wickford
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago