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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 355 378 378
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 98 86 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 67 58
Average salary £21,500 £24,250 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.34% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £16,975 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £31,750 £30,450
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -4.08%
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +3 24 £22,000 -12.00% 4
East Sussex - 21 £18,500 - 2
Hampshire +6 20 £25,000 +19.04% 6
Surrey +14 14 £25,000 -7.40% 2
Oxfordshire -7 10 £21,355 -23.73% 4
West Sussex -3 4 £26,250 +50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £19,000 -38.70% 1
Kent +3 2 £27,250 +25.28%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (79.41%) Windows
2 88 (51.76%) Microsoft
3 81 (47.65%) Active Directory
4 76 (44.71%) MS Office
5 62 (36.47%) MS Excel
6 49 (28.82%) Windows Server
7 47 (27.65%) Windows 7
8 36 (21.18%) Windows 8
9 32 (18.82%) MS Exchange
10 29 (17.06%) SQL
11 28 (16.47%) Windows XP
12 25 (14.71%) Linux
13 24 (14.12%) TCP/IP
14 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (11.76%) SLA
16 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
17 17 (10.00%) Degree
17 17 (10.00%) Mentoring
17 17 (10.00%) VMware
18 16 (9.41%) Office 365
19 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (7.65%) Apple iOS
19 13 (7.65%) Mathematics
19 13 (7.65%) Citrix
19 13 (7.65%) Unix
19 13 (7.65%) Cisco
20 12 (7.06%) LAN
20 12 (7.06%) Android
20 12 (7.06%) Software Licensing
20 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Licensing

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.53%) CMS
5 5 (2.94%) IIS
6 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.76%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (44.71%) MS Office
2 62 (36.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.59%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.59%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.06%) LAN
3 11 (6.47%) DHCP
3 11 (6.47%) DNS
3 11 (6.47%) Firewall
4 7 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (4.12%) WAN
5 6 (3.53%) Internet
5 6 (3.53%) VPN
6 4 (2.35%) FTP
6 4 (2.35%) VoIP
7 3 (1.76%) Wireless
8 2 (1.18%) 3G
8 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.18%) NAS
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
8 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.59%) LTE
9 1 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (4.12%) MySQL
3 5 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.76%) GIS
5 3 (1.76%) MS Access
6 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (5.29%) Games
2 8 (4.71%) Electronics
3 7 (4.12%) Finance
4 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.53%) .NET
1 6 (3.53%) HTML
2 2 (1.18%) CSS
2 2 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.59%) EDI
3 1 (0.59%) JSON
3 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Licensing
3 7 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.53%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.94%) Derivative
5 5 (2.94%) iPhone
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.35%) iPad
6 4 (2.35%) Statistics
7 2 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.18%) EPoS
7 2 (1.18%) Life Science
8 1 (0.59%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.59%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 135 (79.41%) Windows
2 49 (28.82%) Windows Server
3 47 (27.65%) Windows 7
4 36 (21.18%) Windows 8
5 28 (16.47%) Windows XP
6 25 (14.71%) Linux
7 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.65%) Apple iOS
8 13 (7.65%) Unix
8 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (7.06%) Android
10 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.53%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (7.06%) Software Licensing
3 8 (4.71%) ITIL
4 6 (3.53%) Content Management
5 5 (2.94%) Coaching
5 5 (2.94%) ERP
5 5 (2.94%) Time Management
6 4 (2.35%) Investment Management
7 3 (1.76%) CRM
7 3 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (1.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.18%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.18%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.18%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.18%) Patch Management
8 2 (1.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.18%) Service Management
8 2 (1.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.06%) SQL
2 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.35%) C#
5 3 (1.76%) VB
6 1 (0.59%) C
6 1 (0.59%) Java
6 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.71%) MCSA
3 8 (4.71%) MCSE
4 3 (1.76%) MCITP
4 3 (1.76%) MCP
4 3 (1.76%) MCTS
5 2 (1.18%) CCNA
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CCDA
6 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.59%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 81 (47.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) cPanel
1 4 (2.35%) Plesk
2 3 (1.76%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) VMware
3 13 (7.65%) Cisco
3 13 (7.65%) Citrix
4 7 (4.12%) Dell
4 7 (4.12%) Oracle
5 6 (3.53%) HP
6 5 (2.94%) Avaya
6 5 (2.94%) Supermicro
7 4 (2.35%) SAP
7 4 (2.35%) Symantec
8 3 (1.76%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.76%) Sophos
9 2 (1.18%) Polycom
9 2 (1.18%) Synology
9 2 (1.18%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.59%) Capita
10 1 (0.59%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.59%) Draytek
10 1 (0.59%) ZyXEL
Oxford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Just now
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on capability
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £17,000 - £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £15,600 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits (1 year FTC)
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Egham
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Virginia Water
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £21,733 to £29,248 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Lewes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, health care
Posted: 22 days ago