The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 135 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 16 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.67% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 9
Average salary £27,500 £26,750 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £17,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £30,750 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2291 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.52% 96.95% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 1885 1559
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
St Albans - 6 £27,500 -
Borehamwood - 4 £22,500 -
Hertford - 1 £22,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 7 (24.14%) Citrix
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) VLAN
7 5 (17.24%) Software Deployment
7 5 (17.24%) Server Building
8 4 (13.79%) Wireless
9 3 (10.34%) SLA
9 3 (10.34%) Linux
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) MySQL
9 3 (10.34%) MS Office
9 3 (10.34%) SCCM
9 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.34%) Network Design
9 3 (10.34%) iSeries
10 2 (6.90%) XenApp

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) VLAN
3 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (13.79%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) iSeries
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) Software Deployment
2 5 (17.24%) Server Building
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) VMware