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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 391 366 380
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 49 82 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 73 57
Average salary £22,875 £24,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,050 £21,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,225 £31,900 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £23,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.97%
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
20150 21570 21037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16289 17120 17540
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -30 14 £22,000 -8.33% 4
Surrey -11 11 £23,250 -12.26% 3
Berkshire +7 8 £25,000 +8.69% 2
West Sussex 0 7 £20,000 -13.04%
Kent +19 4 £21,750 +3.57% 3
Oxfordshire +5 3 £32,500 +44.44% 2
East Sussex -27 2 £21,250 -16.66% 3
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 109 (71.24%) Windows
2 77 (50.33%) Microsoft
3 60 (39.22%) Active Directory
3 60 (39.22%) MS Office
4 44 (28.76%) Windows 7
5 41 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (26.80%) MS Excel
6 39 (25.49%) DNS
7 36 (23.53%) ITIL
8 35 (22.88%) VMware
9 32 (20.92%) TCP/IP
10 31 (20.26%) DHCP
10 31 (20.26%) MS Exchange
11 29 (18.95%) Firewall
12 28 (18.30%) VPN
13 25 (16.34%) Windows XP
14 24 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (15.03%) Citrix
16 21 (13.73%) SLA
16 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
17 20 (13.07%) Linux
18 19 (12.42%) ISO 9001
19 17 (11.11%) ITSM
20 16 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
20 16 (10.46%) Degree
20 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
21 14 (9.15%) Service Delivery
21 14 (9.15%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (20.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.92%) Lync
6 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.61%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.96%) IIS
9 2 (1.31%) Apache
9 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) WordPress
10 1 (0.65%) Moodle
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (39.22%) MS Office
2 41 (26.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.49%) DNS
2 32 (20.92%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.26%) DHCP
4 29 (18.95%) Firewall
5 28 (18.30%) VPN
6 14 (9.15%) IP Telephony
7 13 (8.50%) VLAN
8 12 (7.84%) Wireless
9 5 (3.27%) SAN
9 5 (3.27%) WAN
10 4 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.96%) Network Security
11 3 (1.96%) VoIP
11 3 (1.96%) Internet
12 2 (1.31%) Intranet
12 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.31%) NAS
13 1 (0.65%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (4.58%) Electronics
2 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.31%) Finance
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) Middleware
1 3 (1.96%) Java EE
2 2 (1.31%) COM+
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) Flash
3 1 (0.65%) MAPI
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.58%) Mathematics
1 7 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.27%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.96%) Biometrics
4 3 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.96%) Open Source
4 3 (1.96%) Kindle
5 1 (0.65%) EPoS
5 1 (0.65%) Life Science
5 1 (0.65%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 109 (71.24%) Windows
2 44 (28.76%) Windows 7
3 41 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.34%) Windows XP
5 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.07%) Linux
7 11 (7.19%) Windows Vista
8 8 (5.23%) Android
8 8 (5.23%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.23%) Windows 2000
9 7 (4.58%) UNIX
10 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.31%) CentOS
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.31%) Solaris
11 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) SUSE
12 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.53%) ITIL
2 17 (11.11%) ITSM
3 14 (9.15%) Service Delivery
4 12 (7.84%) Service Management
5 8 (5.23%) Information Security
5 8 (5.23%) Change Control
6 7 (4.58%) Signal Processing
7 6 (3.92%) Coaching
8 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.61%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.61%) Time Management
9 4 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.96%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.96%) CAD
10 3 (1.96%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.96%) TDD
10 3 (1.96%) Content Management
10 3 (1.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.19%) SQL
2 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.96%) Ruby
3 3 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.31%) ABAP
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) VBScript
5 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (10.46%) Degree
2 14 (9.15%) MCP
3 12 (7.84%) MCSE
4 9 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 8 (5.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.61%) MCITP
6 4 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (2.61%) MCSA
6 4 (2.61%) CCA
6 4 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.73%) SLA
2 19 (12.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.54%) XenApp
5 4 (2.61%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.31%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.31%) NetCrunch
3 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.88%) VMware
3 23 (15.03%) Citrix
4 13 (8.50%) Apple
4 13 (8.50%) Cisco
5 8 (5.23%) Mitel
6 7 (4.58%) HP
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle
7 4 (2.61%) Sophos
7 4 (2.61%) Novell
8 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.96%) Google
8 3 (1.96%) Dell
9 2 (1.31%) EMC
9 2 (1.31%) SAP
9 2 (1.31%) Avaya
9 2 (1.31%) Splunk
9 2 (1.31%) Zeacom
10 1 (0.65%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.65%) Kaspersky
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dover, Kent
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 21 days ago
Waterlooville
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Newport Pagnell
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Leatherhead
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Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
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