The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
South West / Somerset
Rank 73 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.81% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Median salary £20,000 £16,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
603 601 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.57% 98.52% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 509 510 428
Median salary £39,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,583 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Somerset

Support Technician
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bruton - 4 £20,000 -
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware