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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 322 353 383
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 128 86 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 69 53
Average salary £25,500 £22,750 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +33 42 £25,000 +9.89% 7
Surrey +2 27 £27,000 +17.39% 8
Hampshire -24 22 £22,500 - 11
East Sussex -2 13 £33,500 +32.67%
Oxfordshire +13 8 £24,250 +15.47%
West Sussex +5 7 £17,500 -40.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £26,000 -18.75%
Kent +2 4 £15,000 -28.57%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 117 (53.92%) Windows
2 81 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 65 (29.95%) MS Office
4 55 (25.35%) Windows 7
5 51 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (23.50%) Active Directory
5 51 (23.50%) DNS
6 46 (21.20%) TCP/IP
7 45 (20.74%) Firewall
8 39 (17.97%) MS Excel
9 36 (16.59%) MS Exchange
9 36 (16.59%) DHCP
10 34 (15.67%) VPN
11 33 (15.21%) ITIL
12 32 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (13.82%) SQL Server
14 26 (11.98%) SQL
15 25 (11.52%) MCP
15 25 (11.52%) VMware
16 24 (11.06%) Cisco
16 24 (11.06%) Degree
17 23 (10.60%) SLA
18 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (9.22%) Windows XP
19 20 (9.22%) VLAN
19 20 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (8.76%) Linux
21 17 (7.83%) ISO 9001
21 17 (7.83%) Windows Vista
22 16 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (16.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.91%) IIS
4 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.92%) Lync
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.46%) WordPress
9 1 (0.46%) Moodle
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.46%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
Applications
1 65 (29.95%) MS Office
2 39 (17.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.50%) DNS
2 46 (21.20%) TCP/IP
3 45 (20.74%) Firewall
4 36 (16.59%) DHCP
5 34 (15.67%) VPN
6 20 (9.22%) VLAN
7 14 (6.45%) WAN
8 12 (5.53%) VoIP
9 11 (5.07%) SAN
10 10 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (4.15%) LAN
12 8 (3.69%) Wireless
12 8 (3.69%) IP Telephony
13 5 (2.30%) ISDN
14 4 (1.84%) SSL
15 2 (0.92%) Internet
15 2 (0.92%) Network Security
16 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
16 1 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.84%) MySQL
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.69%) Marketing
3 6 (2.76%) Finance
4 5 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Military
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.07%) COM+
2 2 (0.92%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.46%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.30%) Streaming Video
2 5 (2.30%) Streaming Media
2 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.84%) Kindle
4 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.38%) EPoS
4 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.92%) iSeries
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) VLE
6 1 (0.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 117 (53.92%) Windows
2 55 (25.35%) Windows 7
3 51 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (9.22%) Windows XP
6 19 (8.76%) Linux
7 17 (7.83%) Windows Vista
8 15 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.53%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.69%) Android
11 7 (3.23%) Windows 2000
11 7 (3.23%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.76%) UNIX
13 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.21%) ITIL
2 12 (5.53%) Service Management
2 12 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (4.15%) Change Control
4 8 (3.69%) ITSM
5 7 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.23%) B2B
5 7 (3.23%) Customer Insight
5 7 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (2.76%) Time Management
7 5 (2.30%) Performance Management
7 5 (2.30%) SOA
8 4 (1.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.38%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.38%) ERP
9 3 (1.38%) Data Management
10 2 (0.92%) Business Continuity
10 2 (0.92%) CRM
10 2 (0.92%) Project Management
10 2 (0.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.98%) SQL
2 2 (0.92%) Python
2 2 (0.92%) Ruby
2 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (11.52%) MCP
2 24 (11.06%) Degree
3 22 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.53%) MCSE
4 12 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (5.07%) A+ Certification
6 8 (3.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (3.23%) MCITP
8 5 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.30%) CCNA
9 4 (1.84%) MCDST
9 4 (1.84%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.38%) MCSA
11 2 (0.92%) MCT
12 1 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.60%) SLA
2 17 (7.83%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.38%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (23.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.92%) XenApp
5 2 (0.92%) XenServer
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.15%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (4.15%) NetCrunch
2 7 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 81 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.52%) VMware
3 24 (11.06%) Cisco
4 13 (5.99%) Citrix
5 11 (5.07%) EMC
6 10 (4.61%) Apple
7 9 (4.15%) Splunk
8 7 (3.23%) Mitel
9 5 (2.30%) Oracle
10 4 (1.84%) Symantec
11 3 (1.38%) Lotus
11 3 (1.38%) HP
11 3 (1.38%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.92%) Veeam
12 2 (0.92%) Dell
12 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.46%) McAfee
13 1 (0.46%) Sophos
13 1 (0.46%) Google
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