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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 322 361 390
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 118 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 75 62 52
Average salary £24,750 £23,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £19,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.22%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Berkshire +49 50 £25,000 +9.89% 3
Hampshire -19 19 £21,000 -8.69% 3
Surrey 0 18 £23,000 -8.00% 8
East Sussex -18 9 £33,500 +59.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £26,750 -13.00% 3
Oxfordshire +7 7 £26,000 +16.85% 1
West Sussex -7 6 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Kent -2 3 - - 3
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 102 (50.00%) Windows
2 81 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 61 (29.90%) MS Office
4 56 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 49 (24.02%) Active Directory
6 45 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (19.12%) TCP/IP
7 39 (19.12%) DNS
7 39 (19.12%) Firewall
8 34 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
9 31 (15.20%) VPN
10 28 (13.73%) ITIL
11 27 (13.24%) DHCP
12 26 (12.75%) Degree
13 24 (11.76%) Cisco
14 23 (11.27%) SLA
14 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (10.78%) Linux
15 22 (10.78%) SQL Server
15 22 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (10.29%) MCP
17 20 (9.80%) SQL
17 20 (9.80%) VMware
18 18 (8.82%) Windows 8
19 17 (8.33%) Telecoms
19 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (7.35%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.39%) IIS
5 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.96%) Lync
6 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (29.90%) MS Office
2 34 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.12%) TCP/IP
1 39 (19.12%) DNS
1 39 (19.12%) Firewall
2 31 (15.20%) VPN
3 27 (13.24%) DHCP
4 15 (7.35%) VLAN
5 12 (5.88%) VoIP
6 9 (4.41%) WAN
6 9 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.92%) ISDN
7 8 (3.92%) LAN
8 7 (3.43%) SAN
9 5 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.96%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.47%) SNMP
11 3 (1.47%) Wireless
12 2 (0.98%) Internet
12 2 (0.98%) SSL
13 1 (0.49%) HTTP
13 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.96%) MySQL
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.90%) Finance
3 8 (3.92%) Marketing
4 4 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.49%) French Language
5 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Military
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.43%) COM+
2 1 (0.49%) Middleware
2 1 (0.49%) HTML
2 1 (0.49%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.43%) Kindle
3 5 (2.45%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.45%) Streaming Video
3 5 (2.45%) Clustering
3 5 (2.45%) Streaming Media
3 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.45%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.47%) iSeries
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
6 1 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.00%) Windows
2 56 (27.45%) Windows 7
3 45 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (10.78%) Linux
5 22 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 13 (6.37%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.90%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.92%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.45%) UNIX
11 4 (1.96%) Android
12 3 (1.47%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.47%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.73%) ITIL
2 12 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (3.92%) Service Management
3 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (3.43%) B2B
4 7 (3.43%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (3.43%) Customer Insight
5 5 (2.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (2.45%) Performance Management
5 5 (2.45%) Network Management
5 5 (2.45%) SOA
6 4 (1.96%) Change Control
6 4 (1.96%) Time Management
7 3 (1.47%) Logistics
7 3 (1.47%) ERP
7 3 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (1.47%) ITSM
7 3 (1.47%) Asset Management
7 3 (1.47%) Data Management
8 2 (0.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.80%) SQL
2 3 (1.47%) Python
2 3 (1.47%) Ruby
2 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (12.75%) Degree
2 21 (10.29%) MCP
3 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.92%) MCSE
4 8 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.43%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.94%) MCITP
7 5 (2.45%) CCNA
8 4 (1.96%) MCDST
8 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) MCSA
10 2 (0.98%) MCT
11 1 (0.49%) CCSA
11 1 (0.49%) CCSE
11 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.27%) SLA
2 11 (5.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.47%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (24.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.45%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.96%) XenApp
5 3 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.98%) XenServer
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (2.45%) NetCrunch
3 3 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 81 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.76%) Cisco
3 20 (9.80%) VMware
4 13 (6.37%) Citrix
5 8 (3.92%) Symantec
6 7 (3.43%) EMC
7 5 (2.45%) Dell
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle
7 5 (2.45%) Apple
7 5 (2.45%) Splunk
8 3 (1.47%) Lotus
8 3 (1.47%) Mitel
8 3 (1.47%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.98%) Veeam
9 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.98%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Juniper
10 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.49%) WatchGuard
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
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Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £28-£30k
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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