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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 372 382 359
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 61 78 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 72 98
Median salary £23,000 £21,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,950 £31,650
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -6.52%
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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Berkshire +19 19 £22,500 +18.42% 2
Surrey +7 18 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire +10 10 £19,000 -13.63% 1
Oxfordshire -13 7 £23,500 +23.68% 4
West Sussex -12 4 £31,250 +56.25% 1
Kent -13 2 £18,500 +5.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 1 - -
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 138 (87.34%) Windows
2 97 (61.39%) Active Directory
3 92 (58.23%) MS Office
4 89 (56.33%) Microsoft
5 65 (41.14%) MS Excel
6 59 (37.34%) Windows Server
7 53 (33.54%) Windows 7
8 45 (28.48%) MS Exchange
9 43 (27.22%) Windows 8
10 29 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (17.72%) Windows XP
12 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (15.19%) Linux
14 20 (12.66%) VMware
14 20 (12.66%) SLA
15 19 (12.03%) Citrix
15 19 (12.03%) Firewall
15 19 (12.03%) Office 365
16 18 (11.39%) Apple iOS
17 17 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (10.76%) Android
17 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Licensing
17 17 (10.76%) Software Licensing
18 16 (10.13%) Symantec
19 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (8.86%) Wireless
21 13 (8.23%) Norton AntiVirus
21 13 (8.23%) Backup Exec
21 13 (8.23%) Cisco
21 13 (8.23%) VPN

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 45 (28.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.53%) IIS
5 3 (1.90%) CMS
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 92 (58.23%) MS Office
2 65 (41.14%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.03%) Firewall
2 14 (8.86%) Wireless
3 13 (8.23%) VPN
4 11 (6.96%) DHCP
4 11 (6.96%) DNS
4 11 (6.96%) NAS
5 10 (6.33%) Internet
5 10 (6.33%) LAN
6 5 (3.16%) WAN
7 3 (1.90%) FTP
7 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.90%) VoIP
8 2 (1.27%) Broadband
8 2 (1.27%) SAN
8 2 (1.27%) VLAN
8 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.63%) Network Security
9 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) MySQL
4 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (3.16%) Finance
1 5 (3.16%) Retail
2 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.27%) Billing
3 2 (1.27%) Games
3 2 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) HTML
2 3 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) CSS
3 2 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) EDI
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Licensing
2 10 (6.33%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.43%) iPad
4 6 (3.80%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.16%) iPhone
6 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.27%) Derivative
7 2 (1.27%) EPoS
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) VLE
8 1 (0.63%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 138 (87.34%) Windows
2 59 (37.34%) Windows Server
3 53 (33.54%) Windows 7
4 43 (27.22%) Windows 8
5 29 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.72%) Windows XP
7 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (15.19%) Linux
9 18 (11.39%) Apple iOS
10 17 (10.76%) Android
11 13 (8.23%) Mac OS
12 9 (5.70%) Windows 10
13 8 (5.06%) Mac OS X
14 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.27%) Unix
16 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.76%) Software Licensing
2 13 (8.23%) ITIL
3 12 (7.59%) ERP
3 12 (7.59%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (6.96%) Mentoring
5 5 (3.16%) Coaching
6 4 (2.53%) CRM
6 4 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (2.53%) Software Distribution
7 2 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.27%) Content Management
7 2 (1.27%) E-Discovery
7 2 (1.27%) Network Management
7 2 (1.27%) Open Source
7 2 (1.27%) Security Operations
7 2 (1.27%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.27%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.27%) Validation
7 2 (1.27%) Web Design
8 1 (0.63%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.23%) SQL
2 3 (1.90%) C#
2 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) PHP
3 1 (0.63%) VB
3 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) DBS Check
2 8 (5.06%) Degree
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.53%) MCSE
5 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) CCDA
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) LPIC
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 97 (61.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.23%) Backup Exec
1 13 (8.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.90%) cPanel
2 3 (1.90%) Plesk
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 89 (56.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.66%) VMware
3 19 (12.03%) Citrix
4 16 (10.13%) Symantec
5 13 (8.23%) Cisco
6 11 (6.96%) Synology
7 6 (3.80%) Apple
8 5 (3.16%) HP
9 3 (1.90%) Dell
9 3 (1.90%) Supermicro
10 2 (1.27%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.27%) SAP
10 2 (1.27%) Veeam
11 1 (0.63%) Acronis
11 1 (0.63%) Adobe
11 1 (0.63%) Avaya
11 1 (0.63%) Capita
11 1 (0.63%) EMC
11 1 (0.63%) Macromedia
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