The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
England / South East
Rank 364 349 388
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 28 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.52% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 78 59
Median salary £23,500 £21,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,625 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £33,750
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14214 18588 20173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.68% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11781 15972 16502
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in the South East

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in the South East

Support Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +13 12 £25,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +10 5 £23,000 +8.43%
Surrey +36 4 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Kent +16 4 £19,000 -22.44%
Berkshire +9 2 £32,500 +62.50% 1
West Sussex +8 1 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 74 (69.81%) Windows
2 59 (55.66%) Active Directory
3 45 (42.45%) Microsoft
4 39 (36.79%) Windows Server
5 38 (35.85%) VMware
6 34 (32.08%) Windows 7
7 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (28.30%) Hyper-V
10 26 (24.53%) MS Office
11 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (20.75%) LAN
12 22 (20.75%) WAN
12 22 (20.75%) Windows 8
12 22 (20.75%) Windows 10
13 21 (19.81%) MS Exchange
14 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
16 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
16 16 (15.09%) VPN
16 16 (15.09%) Firewall
17 15 (14.15%) Windows XP
17 15 (14.15%) Office 365
18 14 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
19 13 (12.26%) DNS
19 13 (12.26%) DHCP
19 13 (12.26%) Cisco
19 13 (12.26%) VLAN
20 12 (11.32%) SLA

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (19.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MS Office
2 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Dropbox
3 2 (1.89%) G Suite
3 2 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) LAN
1 22 (20.75%) WAN
2 16 (15.09%) Firewall
2 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 16 (15.09%) VPN
3 14 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (12.26%) DHCP
4 13 (12.26%) DNS
4 13 (12.26%) VLAN
5 2 (1.89%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) SAN
5 2 (1.89%) VoIP
5 2 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.94%) Broadband
6 1 (0.94%) FTP
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.94%) IPsec
6 1 (0.94%) IPv4
6 1 (0.94%) ISDN
6 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.77%) Back Office
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) COM
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Biotechnology
1 5 (4.72%) iPad
2 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.83%) AS400
3 3 (2.83%) CCTV
3 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.83%) FMCG
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.94%) e-Health
5 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.94%) EPoS
5 1 (0.94%) Life Science
5 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (69.81%) Windows
2 39 (36.79%) Windows Server
3 34 (32.08%) Windows 7
4 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (20.75%) Windows 10
6 22 (20.75%) Windows 8
7 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (14.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.77%) Android
11 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.89%) Linux
11 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.94%) CentOS
12 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.43%) Service Management
2 8 (7.55%) Change Control
2 8 (7.55%) ITIL
3 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
4 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
4 5 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.77%) Change Management
5 4 (3.77%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (2.83%) ITSM
6 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.83%) Time Management
7 2 (1.89%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (1.89%) Line Management
7 2 (1.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.89%) Network Design
7 2 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (0.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.94%) Business Continuity
8 1 (0.94%) Content Management
8 1 (0.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) RPG
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.94%) PHP
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.38%) A+ Certification
3 10 (9.43%) CCNA
3 10 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.43%) MCSE
3 10 (9.43%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) MCP
5 5 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.89%) MCSA
7 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.94%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.94%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.94%) MCITP
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (55.66%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (28.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.83%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 38 (35.85%) VMware
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco
4 10 (9.43%) Apple
5 9 (8.49%) Citrix
6 6 (5.66%) HP
7 4 (3.77%) Symantec
8 3 (2.83%) Polycom
9 2 (1.89%) Google
9 2 (1.89%) Infor
9 2 (1.89%) Veeam
10 1 (0.94%) Avaya
10 1 (0.94%) Dell
10 1 (0.94%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.94%) Juniper
10 1 (0.94%) Mitel
10 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.94%) Remedy
10 1 (0.94%) Sage
10 1 (0.94%) SAP
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