The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 62 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.34% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £23,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.97%
Support Technician
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 582 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 92.88% 98.31% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 484 505 550
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Slough

Support Technician
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware