The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 88 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £24,875 £45,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.72% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,614
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +0.60%
Support Technician
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1016 936 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.69% 94.55% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 766 794 712
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Streaming Video
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) ISDN
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Streaming Media
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Streaming Video
1 5 (71.43%) Streaming Media
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware