The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 76 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.25% - 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £29,750 - £25,646
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 - £22,475
10% offered a salary of more than £31,150 - £31,503
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
758 543 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.11% 96.45% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 683 461 505
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bath - 1 £28,000 -
Street - 1 £31,500 -
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (20.00%) assyst
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Altiris
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft