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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 352 352 376
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 83 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 59
Average salary £22,000 £23,500 £21,513
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,825 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £26,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +23.25%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 32 £19,000 -15.55% 4
Berkshire +1 20 £26,250 +14.13% 1
Surrey -6 12 £27,000 +1.88% 2
Oxfordshire +2 7 £22,000 -
Kent -9 5 £21,500 -11.34% 2
West Sussex - 4 £17,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £31,000 +37.77% 2
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 138 (64.49%) Windows
2 92 (42.99%) Microsoft
3 78 (36.45%) MS Office
4 74 (34.58%) Active Directory
5 72 (33.64%) Windows 7
6 63 (29.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (27.10%) DNS
8 51 (23.83%) ITIL
8 51 (23.83%) MS Excel
9 49 (22.90%) Firewall
10 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
11 46 (21.50%) VMware
12 42 (19.63%) DHCP
13 40 (18.69%) MS Exchange
14 39 (18.22%) VPN
15 38 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 38 (17.76%) SQL Server
16 34 (15.89%) Windows XP
16 34 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (14.95%) SLA
18 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (11.68%) Citrix
19 24 (11.21%) Cisco
19 24 (11.21%) SharePoint
20 23 (10.75%) SQL
20 23 (10.75%) ISO 9001
20 23 (10.75%) VLAN
21 22 (10.28%) Windows Vista
22 21 (9.81%) MCP
23 20 (9.35%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (18.69%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.07%) IIS
4 11 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.80%) Lync
6 4 (1.87%) GroupWise
6 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.40%) Apache
7 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.47%) WordPress
8 1 (0.47%) Moodle
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 78 (36.45%) MS Office
2 51 (23.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.10%) DNS
2 49 (22.90%) Firewall
3 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
4 42 (19.63%) DHCP
5 39 (18.22%) VPN
6 23 (10.75%) VLAN
7 18 (8.41%) IP Telephony
8 17 (7.94%) Wireless
9 14 (6.54%) SAN
10 13 (6.07%) WAN
11 10 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.21%) VoIP
13 5 (2.34%) LAN
14 4 (1.87%) SSL
14 4 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.87%) Network Security
15 2 (0.93%) Internet
15 2 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
15 2 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (3.74%) Marketing
2 5 (2.34%) Retail
2 5 (2.34%) Finance
3 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Local Government
5 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.14%) COM+
2 4 (1.87%) Middleware
3 3 (1.40%) Java EE
4 1 (0.47%) MAPI
4 1 (0.47%) Flash
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.34%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.87%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.87%) EPoS
4 4 (1.87%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.87%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.93%) iSeries
5 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.47%) Kindle
6 1 (0.47%) Open Source
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 138 (64.49%) Windows
2 72 (33.64%) Windows 7
3 63 (29.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (15.89%) Windows XP
6 22 (10.28%) Windows Vista
7 20 (9.35%) Linux
8 13 (6.07%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.61%) Android
10 9 (4.21%) Windows 2000
11 7 (3.27%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.80%) UNIX
13 3 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.93%) Solaris
14 2 (0.93%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.83%) ITIL
2 17 (7.94%) Service Management
3 16 (7.48%) Service Delivery
4 14 (6.54%) ITSM
5 13 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.07%) Change Control
6 7 (3.27%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (3.27%) Customer Insight
6 7 (3.27%) B2B
6 7 (3.27%) Information Security
6 7 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.80%) Coaching
8 5 (2.34%) Performance Management
8 5 (2.34%) SOA
9 4 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (1.87%) Software Distribution
9 4 (1.87%) Time Management
9 4 (1.87%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.40%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.75%) SQL
2 3 (1.40%) Java
3 2 (0.93%) ABAP
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby
4 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.81%) MCP
3 19 (8.88%) Degree
4 18 (8.41%) MCSE
5 14 (6.54%) A+ Certification
6 12 (5.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.80%) MCITP
8 5 (2.34%) MCSA
8 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.34%) CCNA
9 4 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.87%) CCA
9 4 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.93%) MCT
11 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) MCDST
12 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.95%) SLA
2 23 (10.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (34.58%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.88%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.67%) XenApp
5 4 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.93%) XenServer
8 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.47%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.21%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (4.21%) NetCrunch
2 6 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.93%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
4 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 92 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 46 (21.50%) VMware
3 25 (11.68%) Citrix
4 24 (11.21%) Cisco
5 18 (8.41%) Apple
6 12 (5.61%) Mitel
7 11 (5.14%) EMC
8 9 (4.21%) HP
8 9 (4.21%) Splunk
9 7 (3.27%) Oracle
10 5 (2.34%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.87%) Novell
12 3 (1.40%) Google
12 3 (1.40%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.93%) Sophos
13 2 (0.93%) SAP
13 2 (0.93%) Avaya
13 2 (0.93%) Dell
13 2 (0.93%) Zeacom
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