The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 520 582 571
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 105 78 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 60 42
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Support Technician
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41174 45679 41778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.30% 93.62% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34928 38421 35168
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Technician
Salary Trend in London

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in London

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in London

Support Technician
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
City of London +49 23 £29,000 -10.76% 4
Croydon +3 2 £22,250 -1.11%
Bromley +22 1 £25,000 +31.57%
Enfield - 1 £26,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £25,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £25,000 -
Barnet - 1 £26,000 -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 120 (67.04%) Windows
2 112 (62.57%) Active Directory
3 98 (54.75%) Microsoft
4 64 (35.75%) MS Office
5 63 (35.20%) VMware
6 59 (32.96%) MS Exchange
7 58 (32.40%) ITIL
8 53 (29.61%) Windows 7
9 51 (28.49%) Citrix
9 51 (28.49%) Blackberry
10 47 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (25.14%) TCP/IP
12 44 (24.58%) MS Excel
13 39 (21.79%) Finance
13 39 (21.79%) VPN
14 32 (17.88%) HP
15 31 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (16.20%) Apple
17 27 (15.08%) Firewall
17 27 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (14.53%) Windows 8
19 25 (13.97%) DNS
19 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
20 24 (13.41%) DHCP
20 24 (13.41%) Cisco
20 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
21 23 (12.85%) MCSA
22 22 (12.29%) MCP
22 22 (12.29%) XenApp
23 21 (11.73%) SQL

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 59 (32.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.94%) Lync
3 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.47%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.12%) Apache
8 2 (1.12%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) nginx
8 2 (1.12%) Moodle
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 64 (35.75%) MS Office
2 44 (24.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Office 365
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.14%) TCP/IP
2 39 (21.79%) VPN
3 27 (15.08%) Firewall
4 25 (13.97%) DNS
5 24 (13.41%) DHCP
6 21 (11.73%) VoIP
6 21 (11.73%) WAN
7 19 (10.61%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (10.61%) Wireless
8 18 (10.06%) LAN
9 16 (8.94%) SAN
10 13 (7.26%) Ethernet
11 8 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (4.47%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.79%) Internet
13 4 (2.23%) VLAN
14 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.56%) Network Security
14 1 (0.56%) NAS
14 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.70%) Banking
3 12 (6.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.23%) Back Office
4 4 (2.23%) Advertising
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Local Government
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.49%) Blackberry
2 18 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (5.03%) iPad
5 8 (4.47%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.91%) iPhone
7 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.35%) VLE
8 3 (1.68%) Statistics
8 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.12%) User Experience
9 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.56%) BYOD
10 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Handset
10 1 (0.56%) PDA
10 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 120 (67.04%) Windows
2 53 (29.61%) Windows 7
3 27 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (14.53%) Windows 8
5 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.06%) Windows XP
7 16 (8.94%) Mac OS X
7 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (8.38%) Mac OS
9 12 (6.70%) Linux
10 11 (6.15%) Android
11 5 (2.79%) Solaris
12 4 (2.23%) UNIX
13 3 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.40%) ITIL
2 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
2 8 (4.47%) Investment Management
2 8 (4.47%) Software Deployment
3 7 (3.91%) Time Management
3 7 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (3.35%) Problem Management
4 6 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (2.79%) ITIL V3
6 4 (2.23%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (2.23%) Change Management
6 4 (2.23%) CRM
6 4 (2.23%) Business Continuity
6 4 (2.23%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.23%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.68%) Wealth Management
7 3 (1.68%) Patch Management
8 2 (1.12%) Fund Management
8 2 (1.12%) Network Management
8 2 (1.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.73%) SQL
2 4 (2.23%) C
3 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.56%) sed
4 1 (0.56%) Python
4 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.85%) MCSA
3 22 (12.29%) MCP
4 18 (10.06%) CCNA
4 18 (10.06%) MCSE
4 18 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.15%) Degree
6 8 (4.47%) MCTS
6 8 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.47%) PhD
6 8 (4.47%) CCNP
7 7 (3.91%) CCA
7 7 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (3.35%) HNC
8 6 (3.35%) HND
9 2 (1.12%) MCDST
9 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) MCITP
10 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (62.57%) Active Directory
2 47 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.29%) XenApp
4 16 (8.94%) vSphere
5 8 (4.47%) XenServer
6 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.23%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) Casper Suite
2 9 (5.03%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.12%) WSUS
4 2 (1.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 98 (54.75%) Microsoft
2 63 (35.20%) VMware
3 51 (28.49%) Citrix
4 32 (17.88%) HP
5 29 (16.20%) Apple
6 24 (13.41%) Cisco
7 16 (8.94%) Bloomberg
8 15 (8.38%) Symantec
9 13 (7.26%) SimCorp
9 13 (7.26%) Trend Micro
9 13 (7.26%) Oracle
9 13 (7.26%) FactSet
10 10 (5.59%) Veeam
11 8 (4.47%) IronPort
11 8 (4.47%) Polycom
11 8 (4.47%) EMC
11 8 (4.47%) Lotus
12 7 (3.91%) Dell
12 7 (3.91%) Adobe
12 7 (3.91%) Altiris
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