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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 75 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.41% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £20,750 £26,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.69% +39.47%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.22%
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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
689 760 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.30% 96.20% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 581 630 565
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in the North East

Support Technician
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Durham - 2 £22,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £19,000 -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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