The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 365 374 369
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 84 89 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 80 62 72
Average salary £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,100 £18,315
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,475 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Support Technician
England

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
20220 22136 21271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.91% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16526 17965 17609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 1 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
Kent +22 16 £17,500 -18.60% 4
Oxfordshire +21 15 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire -15 14 £22,000 -2.22% 5
Surrey +11 13 £24,000 -4.00% 3
Berkshire -13 12 £19,750 -14.13% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £27,500 +13.40%
Middlesex - 3 £25,000 -
East Sussex +16 1 £23,000 +2.22% 1
West Sussex +2 1 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 77 (57.89%) Windows
2 61 (45.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 30 (22.56%) MS Office
5 27 (20.30%) SQL
6 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
6 26 (19.55%) SLA
7 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (18.05%) Windows 7
9 21 (15.79%) Windows 8
10 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 19 (14.29%) VMware
11 18 (13.53%) ITIL
12 17 (12.78%) Windows XP
13 16 (12.03%) Linux
13 16 (12.03%) DNS
14 15 (11.28%) Citrix
15 14 (10.53%) DHCP
16 13 (9.77%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange
16 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.77%) Firewall
17 10 (7.52%) Macromedia
17 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (7.52%) System Testing
17 10 (7.52%) Degree
18 9 (6.77%) Time Management
18 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (6.02%) Sophos

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.01%) Lync
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (22.56%) MS Office
2 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Retail-J
1 1 (0.75%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.03%) DNS
3 14 (10.53%) DHCP
4 13 (9.77%) Firewall
5 7 (5.26%) VPN
6 6 (4.51%) LAN
7 5 (3.76%) WAN
8 4 (3.01%) SAN
9 3 (2.26%) Internet
9 3 (2.26%) NAS
10 2 (1.50%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.50%) Intranet
10 2 (1.50%) WLAN
11 1 (0.75%) ADSL
11 1 (0.75%) PSTN
11 1 (0.75%) VoIP
11 1 (0.75%) POP3
11 1 (0.75%) SMTP
11 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (5.26%) Electronics
2 5 (3.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.26%) Automotive
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) MAPI
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) Java EE
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.26%) Biometrics
4 3 (2.26%) Kindle
4 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.50%) iSeries
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) EPoS
5 2 (1.50%) Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.89%) Windows
2 25 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.05%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 17 (12.78%) Windows XP
6 16 (12.03%) Linux
7 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.51%) UNIX
9 6 (4.51%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.26%) Android
10 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.50%) OS/400
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.53%) ITIL
2 10 (7.52%) System Testing
3 9 (6.77%) Time Management
4 7 (5.26%) Signal Processing
4 7 (5.26%) ITSM
4 7 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.51%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 6 (4.51%) Office Automation
5 6 (4.51%) CAD
6 5 (3.76%) DevOps
7 4 (3.01%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.26%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.26%) BDD
8 3 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.26%) Open Source
8 3 (2.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.26%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.30%) SQL
2 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.26%) Ruby
4 2 (1.50%) C#
4 2 (1.50%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.52%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) MCP
3 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) CCNA
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) XenApp
5 4 (3.01%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.75%) Xen
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) VMware
3 15 (11.28%) Citrix
4 10 (7.52%) Macromedia
5 8 (6.02%) Sophos
6 3 (2.26%) Apple
6 3 (2.26%) HP
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle
7 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco
7 2 (1.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) Dell
7 2 (1.50%) Avaya
7 2 (1.50%) McAfee
8 1 (0.75%) Sage
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) BT
8 1 (0.75%) Meridio
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) ZyXEL
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
helpIT
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Waterlooville
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago