The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 81 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% 1.20% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.25% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 14
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £15,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
850 798 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.61% 96.03% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 691 737 1150
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
South West

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 23 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
Tewkesbury +5 1 £22,500 -
Gloucester -5 1 £19,500 -32.75%
Cheltenham -8 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
2 7 (63.64%) HND
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) French Language
4 4 (36.36%) German Language
4 4 (36.36%) Italian Language
4 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (36.36%) French Language
1 4 (36.36%) German Language
1 4 (36.36%) Italian Language
1 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) HND
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds