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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank - 80 68
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.98% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.02% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 15
Average salary - £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,250
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +2.24%
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
1097 1081 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.73% 95.83% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 870 860 802
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (93.33%) MS Office
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
5 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Network Security
7 6 (40.00%) vSphere
7 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (40.00%) VLAN
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Service Management
8 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 2 (13.33%) Veritas
10 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
10 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (13.33%) Internet

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £22440 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago