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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 397 376 366
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 54 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 81 73
Average salary £22,125 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,250 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Surrey +3 12 £23,250 -12.26% 2
Oxfordshire +16 10 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Kent +23 8 £15,000 -28.57% 1
Berkshire -3 8 £18,500 -19.56% 5
Hampshire -36 8 £22,000 -8.33% 6
West Sussex +7 6 £20,500 -10.86% 1
East Sussex -16 2 £21,250 -16.66% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 94 (65.28%) Windows
2 71 (49.31%) Microsoft
3 53 (36.81%) Active Directory
3 53 (36.81%) MS Office
4 36 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
6 31 (21.53%) DNS
6 31 (21.53%) VMware
7 30 (20.83%) ITIL
7 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
8 26 (18.06%) DHCP
9 24 (16.67%) VPN
9 24 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 24 (16.67%) Firewall
10 22 (15.28%) SLA
10 22 (15.28%) Windows XP
11 21 (14.58%) Citrix
11 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (13.19%) SQL Server
13 16 (11.11%) Linux
14 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (9.72%) SQL
16 13 (9.03%) SharePoint
16 13 (9.03%) ITSM
17 12 (8.33%) Hyper-V
17 12 (8.33%) Degree
17 12 (8.33%) Service Delivery
17 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (8.33%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.47%) Lync
6 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.08%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.39%) IIS
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.69%) Moodle
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (36.81%) MS Office
2 36 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.53%) DNS
2 26 (18.06%) DHCP
2 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
3 24 (16.67%) VPN
3 24 (16.67%) Firewall
4 11 (7.64%) IP Telephony
5 9 (6.25%) Wireless
6 8 (5.56%) VLAN
7 6 (4.17%) WAN
8 4 (2.78%) LAN
9 3 (2.08%) SAN
9 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.08%) Network Security
9 3 (2.08%) Internet
10 2 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.39%) NAS
10 2 (1.39%) VoIP
11 1 (0.69%) WLAN
11 1 (0.69%) POP3
11 1 (0.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (4.86%) Electronics
2 3 (2.08%) Finance
2 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Local Government
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) Middleware
1 3 (2.08%) Java EE
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) Flash
2 1 (0.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.47%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.08%) Biometrics
5 3 (2.08%) Open Source
5 3 (2.08%) Kindle
6 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.39%) EPoS
6 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.69%) VLE
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 94 (65.28%) Windows
2 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
3 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (15.28%) Windows XP
5 16 (11.11%) Linux
6 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.86%) Android
9 6 (4.17%) UNIX
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.47%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.39%) CentOS
12 2 (1.39%) Solaris
12 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) ITIL
2 13 (9.03%) ITSM
3 12 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.25%) Service Management
5 7 (4.86%) Information Security
5 7 (4.86%) Signal Processing
5 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.17%) Coaching
6 6 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
6 6 (4.17%) CAD
7 5 (3.47%) DevOps
7 5 (3.47%) Change Control
8 4 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.78%) Time Management
8 4 (2.78%) Migration
9 3 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.08%) BDD
9 3 (2.08%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.72%) SQL
2 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.08%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) Ruby
4 2 (1.39%) ABAP
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) VBScript
5 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (8.33%) Degree
2 10 (6.94%) MCP
3 8 (5.56%) MCSE
4 6 (4.17%) A+ Certification
5 5 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.08%) MCITP
6 3 (2.08%) MCSA
6 3 (2.08%) CCA
6 3 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) SLA
2 12 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (36.81%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.69%) KVM
7 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.39%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (49.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.53%) VMware
3 21 (14.58%) Citrix
4 10 (6.94%) Apple
5 9 (6.25%) Cisco
6 7 (4.86%) HP
6 7 (4.86%) Sophos
7 5 (3.47%) Mitel
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle
9 3 (2.08%) Macromedia
9 3 (2.08%) Novell
10 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.39%) Avaya
10 2 (1.39%) Dell
10 2 (1.39%) SAP
10 2 (1.39%) Google
10 2 (1.39%) Zeacom
11 1 (0.69%) NETGEAR
11 1 (0.69%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.69%) Adobe
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