The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 79 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.72% 0.62% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.65% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 14
Average salary £23,750 £22,500 £15,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +1.08%
Support Technician
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
796 775 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.10% 95.92% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 671 692 1061
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cheltenham -6 5 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Gloucester - 1 £19,500 -
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) MS Office
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Time Management
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) French Language
7 4 (33.33%) German Language
7 4 (33.33%) Italian Language
7 4 (33.33%) Spanish Language
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) HND
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) French Language
1 4 (33.33%) German Language
1 4 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 4 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) HND
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago