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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 324 366 387
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 118 85 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 66 60
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £19,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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
Hampshire -7 39 £19,000 -13.63% 9
Berkshire +22 26 £25,000 +13.63%
Surrey -2 26 £27,000 +8.00% 4
Oxfordshire +7 10 £21,500 -21.10% 1
West Sussex +3 5 £17,500 -46.15%
East Sussex -13 5 £33,500 +32.67%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £28,750 +38.55% 1
Kent -12 3 £16,000 -33.33%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 138 (58.47%) Windows
2 95 (40.25%) Microsoft
3 80 (33.90%) MS Office
4 74 (31.36%) Active Directory
5 67 (28.39%) Windows 7
6 63 (26.69%) DNS
7 59 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (22.03%) Firewall
9 50 (21.19%) MS Excel
10 49 (20.76%) TCP/IP
11 48 (20.34%) ITIL
12 46 (19.49%) DHCP
13 43 (18.22%) VPN
13 43 (18.22%) MS Exchange
14 40 (16.95%) VMware
15 36 (15.25%) SQL Server
15 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (13.56%) Windows XP
18 31 (13.14%) SLA
19 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (11.44%) VLAN
20 27 (11.44%) Cisco
21 24 (10.17%) Citrix
22 23 (9.75%) SQL
23 22 (9.32%) Windows Vista
23 22 (9.32%) Degree
23 22 (9.32%) ISO 9001
23 22 (9.32%) SharePoint
24 21 (8.90%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (18.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.36%) IIS
4 12 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.54%) Lync
7 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.69%) GroupWise
9 3 (1.27%) Apache
10 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.42%) WordPress
11 1 (0.42%) Moodle
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (33.90%) MS Office
2 50 (21.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.69%) DNS
2 52 (22.03%) Firewall
3 49 (20.76%) TCP/IP
4 46 (19.49%) DHCP
5 43 (18.22%) VPN
6 27 (11.44%) VLAN
7 17 (7.20%) WAN
7 17 (7.20%) IP Telephony
8 15 (6.36%) Wireless
9 13 (5.51%) SAN
10 12 (5.08%) VoIP
11 10 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (3.81%) LAN
12 9 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.12%) ISDN
14 4 (1.69%) SSL
14 4 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.27%) Network Security
16 2 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
16 2 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.39%) Marketing
3 6 (2.54%) Finance
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.66%) COM+
2 2 (0.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.42%) Java EE
3 1 (0.42%) Flash
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.12%) Streaming Video
3 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.12%) Streaming Media
4 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.69%) EPoS
5 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.85%) iSeries
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 138 (58.47%) Windows
2 67 (28.39%) Windows 7
3 59 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (13.56%) Windows XP
6 22 (9.32%) Windows Vista
7 20 (8.47%) Linux
8 13 (5.51%) Android
8 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.08%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.81%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.97%) UNIX
12 5 (2.12%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.85%) CentOS
14 2 (0.85%) Solaris
15 1 (0.42%) SUSE
15 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.34%) ITIL
2 19 (8.05%) Service Management
3 15 (6.36%) Service Delivery
4 14 (5.93%) ITSM
5 12 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.08%) Change Control
6 7 (2.97%) Customer Insight
6 7 (2.97%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (2.97%) B2B
7 5 (2.12%) SOA
7 5 (2.12%) Information Security
7 5 (2.12%) Time Management
7 5 (2.12%) Performance Management
8 4 (1.69%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.69%) Software Distribution
8 4 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (1.69%) Coaching
9 3 (1.27%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.75%) SQL
2 2 (0.85%) ABAP
3 1 (0.42%) Java
3 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.32%) Degree
3 21 (8.90%) MCP
4 19 (8.05%) MCSE
5 17 (7.20%) A+ Certification
6 12 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (3.81%) MCITP
8 8 (3.39%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.54%) MCSA
10 5 (2.12%) CCNA
10 5 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.69%) MCDST
11 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.69%) CCA
11 4 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.85%) MCT
14 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.14%) SLA
2 22 (9.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.85%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.97%) XenApp
5 4 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.27%) vSphere
6 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.85%) XenServer
8 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.81%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (3.81%) NetCrunch
2 5 (2.12%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.85%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.42%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 95 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.95%) VMware
3 27 (11.44%) Cisco
4 24 (10.17%) Citrix
5 18 (7.63%) Apple
6 12 (5.08%) Mitel
7 11 (4.66%) EMC
8 9 (3.81%) Splunk
9 7 (2.97%) HP
10 5 (2.12%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.69%) Oracle
11 4 (1.69%) Novell
12 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.27%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.85%) Veeam
13 2 (0.85%) Google
13 2 (0.85%) Zeacom
13 2 (0.85%) SAP
14 1 (0.42%) Macromedia
14 1 (0.42%) Dell
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