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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 373 394 328
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 58 75 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 57 71 95
Median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £17,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
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
16982 20334 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.95% 96.62% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 17058 16518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 19 £26,500 +26.19% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £21,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -1 7 £24,000 +29.72%
Kent +17 6 £30,000 +30.43%
Surrey +15 5 £22,500 -8.16% 2
Berkshire +5 5 £23,000 - 2
West Sussex +17 3 £22,500 -10.00%
East Sussex +8 3 £21,973 +29.25%
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 88 (80.00%) Windows
2 62 (56.36%) Active Directory
3 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 38 (34.55%) Windows Server
5 37 (33.64%) Windows 7
6 36 (32.73%) MS Office
7 29 (26.36%) VMware
8 28 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
11 20 (18.18%) Windows 8
11 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (16.36%) Windows XP
13 15 (13.64%) Windows 10
14 14 (12.73%) Hyper-V
14 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
14 14 (12.73%) DHCP
14 14 (12.73%) DNS
15 13 (11.82%) VPN
15 13 (11.82%) Citrix
15 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (11.82%) Office 365
16 12 (10.91%) Firewall
16 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.91%) WAN
16 12 (10.91%) LAN
17 11 (10.00%) Linux
17 11 (10.00%) Wireless
17 11 (10.00%) DBS Check
18 10 (9.09%) Driving Licence

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 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.73%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (32.73%) MS Office
2 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Dropbox
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.91%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.73%) DHCP
1 14 (12.73%) DNS
2 13 (11.82%) VPN
3 12 (10.91%) Firewall
3 12 (10.91%) LAN
3 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.91%) WAN
4 11 (10.00%) Wireless
5 10 (9.09%) SAN
6 9 (8.18%) VLAN
6 9 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (5.45%) Internet
8 4 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.73%) 3G
9 3 (2.73%) HTTP
9 3 (2.73%) NAS
9 3 (2.73%) Network Security
10 2 (1.82%) VoIP
11 1 (0.91%) Broadband
11 1 (0.91%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Back Office
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) HTML5
3 1 (0.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 10 (9.09%) iPad
2 6 (5.45%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.45%) FMCG
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) iPhone
3 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.82%) AS400
4 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.82%) EPoS
4 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Arduino
5 1 (0.91%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 88 (80.00%) Windows
2 38 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 37 (33.64%) Windows 7
4 28 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (16.36%) Windows XP
7 15 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 11 (10.00%) Linux
9 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.45%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.55%) Android
12 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (5.45%) ERP
1 6 (5.45%) Time Management
2 5 (4.55%) ITIL
2 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
2 5 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (4.55%) Service Management
3 4 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (3.64%) Line Management
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Vision
4 3 (2.73%) Data Management
4 3 (2.73%) Network Management
4 3 (2.73%) Problem Management
4 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.73%) Software Distribution
4 3 (2.73%) Software Engineering
4 3 (2.73%) Software Testing
5 2 (1.82%) Change Control
5 2 (1.82%) E-Discovery
5 2 (1.82%) ITSM
5 2 (1.82%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
3 2 (1.82%) RPG
4 1 (0.91%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) PHP
4 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.91%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 8 (7.27%) Degree
4 7 (6.36%) MCP
4 7 (6.36%) MCSE
5 5 (4.55%) MCSA
6 4 (3.64%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.64%) HNC
6 4 (3.64%) HND
6 4 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.73%) MCITP
7 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) MCTS
9 1 (0.91%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
1 4 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.36%) VMware
3 13 (11.82%) Citrix
4 9 (8.18%) Apple
4 9 (8.18%) HP
5 8 (7.27%) Cisco
6 7 (6.36%) Symantec
7 4 (3.64%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.64%) Sophos
7 4 (3.64%) Veeam
8 3 (2.73%) Synology
9 2 (1.82%) Infor
10 1 (0.91%) Acronis
10 1 (0.91%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.91%) Google
10 1 (0.91%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.91%) Meraki
10 1 (0.91%) Polycom
10 1 (0.91%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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