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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 63 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.86% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £19,000 £29,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
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
568 761 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.26% 95.36% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 509 688 467
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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
Bath +15 4 £19,000 -32.14%
Frome - 1 £18,500 -
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Office Automation
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) HND
7 1 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Process Management

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 2 (16.67%) Office Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Process Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
Clevedon
Three People
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: 24 days ago