The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £23,446
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +1.08%
Support Technician
South West

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
722 504 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.26% 96.92% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 626 426 556
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (25.00%) assyst
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Altiris
Bath, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago