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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 538 578 590
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 88 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 73 49 49
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £45,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.37%
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
City of London +22 25 £29,500 -19.72% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £32,000 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 125 (70.22%) Windows
2 90 (50.56%) Active Directory
3 88 (49.44%) Microsoft
4 64 (35.96%) MS Office
5 59 (33.15%) Windows 7
6 42 (23.60%) MS Exchange
7 41 (23.03%) Cisco
8 39 (21.91%) VMware
9 36 (20.22%) Finance
9 36 (20.22%) MS Excel
10 33 (18.54%) ITIL
11 31 (17.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (15.73%) Linux
13 26 (14.61%) SQL
13 26 (14.61%) Firewall
14 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (14.04%) Citrix
15 24 (13.48%) Office 365
16 23 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (12.92%) TCP/IP
16 23 (12.92%) DNS
17 22 (12.36%) Windows XP
17 22 (12.36%) Windows 8
18 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (11.24%) Mac OS X
19 20 (11.24%) Apple
19 20 (11.24%) SLA
20 18 (10.11%) VPN
21 17 (9.55%) LAN
21 17 (9.55%) VoIP

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 42 (23.60%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.06%) Lync
5 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 64 (35.96%) MS Office
2 36 (20.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.48%) Office 365
2 12 (6.74%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.61%) Firewall
2 23 (12.92%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.92%) DNS
3 18 (10.11%) VPN
4 17 (9.55%) LAN
4 17 (9.55%) VoIP
5 15 (8.43%) WAN
5 15 (8.43%) DHCP
6 9 (5.06%) SAN
6 9 (5.06%) Internet
7 8 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (3.93%) LDAP
9 6 (3.37%) SMTP
9 6 (3.37%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.81%) PSTN
11 4 (2.25%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.69%) VLAN
12 3 (1.69%) ADSL
13 2 (1.12%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) MS Access
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Toad
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (20.22%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Retail
3 12 (6.74%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Marketing
4 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.93%) Local Government
6 6 (3.37%) German Language
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
8 2 (1.12%) Games
8 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) CSS
2 1 (0.56%) WSH
2 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.18%) iPhone
4 10 (5.62%) Kindle
5 9 (5.06%) iPad
5 9 (5.06%) Streaming Media
6 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.81%) EPoS
8 4 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.25%) New Media
9 3 (1.69%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (1.69%) VLE
10 2 (1.12%) Informatics
10 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.12%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.56%) Photography
11 1 (0.56%) iSeries
11 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 125 (70.22%) Windows
2 59 (33.15%) Windows 7
3 31 (17.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (15.73%) Linux
5 23 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (12.36%) Windows XP
6 22 (12.36%) Windows 8
7 20 (11.24%) Mac OS X
8 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.81%) UNIX
9 5 (2.81%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.25%) Solaris
10 4 (2.25%) Debian
10 4 (2.25%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.54%) ITIL
2 14 (7.87%) Service Delivery
3 13 (7.30%) Coaching
4 8 (4.49%) Analytics
5 7 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.37%) Change Management
7 4 (2.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.25%) ERP
7 4 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.25%) Project Management
7 4 (2.25%) Service Management
8 3 (1.69%) CRM
8 3 (1.69%) Logistics
8 3 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (1.69%) Time Management
8 3 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.12%) Customer Insight
9 2 (1.12%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.61%) SQL
2 13 (7.30%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.25%) C#
5 3 (1.69%) C
5 3 (1.69%) VB
6 2 (1.12%) VBA
6 2 (1.12%) VB6
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.99%) Degree
3 15 (8.43%) CCNA
3 15 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (7.87%) MCP
5 8 (4.49%) MCSE
6 5 (2.81%) CCVP
7 4 (2.25%) MCDST
7 4 (2.25%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.25%) PhD
8 3 (1.69%) MCSA
8 3 (1.69%) MCITP
8 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) Project+ Certification
9 2 (1.12%) CCA
9 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CCDA
10 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.24%) SLA
2 14 (7.87%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 90 (50.56%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.62%) XenApp
5 4 (2.25%) XenServer
6 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.56%) Xen
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.69%) WSUS
3 3 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 88 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.03%) Cisco
3 39 (21.91%) VMware
4 25 (14.04%) Citrix
5 20 (11.24%) Apple
6 16 (8.99%) HP
7 12 (6.74%) Symantec
8 9 (5.06%) Bloomberg
9 8 (4.49%) Google
9 8 (4.49%) EMC
10 7 (3.93%) Oracle
10 7 (3.93%) Adobe
10 7 (3.93%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.93%) Veeam
11 5 (2.81%) McAfee
11 5 (2.81%) Polycom
12 4 (2.25%) Northgate
12 4 (2.25%) IronPort
12 4 (2.25%) Remedy
12 4 (2.25%) LANDesk
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