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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 318 347 403
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 130 87 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.42% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 111 69 48
Average salary £25,000 £22,750 £24,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £31,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +3.92%
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
21184 20928 21951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16953 17021 19047
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +40 36 £25,000 +9.89% 2
Surrey -2 34 £27,000 +14.89% 3
Hampshire -8 31 £18,750 -12.79% 7
Oxfordshire +5 10 £22,500 -5.26%
East Sussex 0 10 £33,500 +32.67%
West Sussex +6 4 £17,500 -46.15%
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £26,500 -17.18% 2
Kent -11 2 £15,500 -31.11%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 126 (56.00%) Windows
2 88 (39.11%) Microsoft
3 78 (34.67%) MS Office
4 63 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 63 (28.00%) DNS
5 59 (26.22%) Windows 7
6 54 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (24.00%) Firewall
7 51 (22.67%) TCP/IP
8 46 (20.44%) DHCP
8 46 (20.44%) MS Excel
9 45 (20.00%) VPN
10 41 (18.22%) MS Exchange
11 37 (16.44%) ITIL
11 37 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (15.56%) VMware
13 32 (14.22%) SQL Server
13 32 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (12.44%) Windows XP
14 28 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (11.11%) Cisco
16 24 (10.67%) SLA
16 24 (10.67%) VLAN
17 23 (10.22%) SQL
18 22 (9.78%) Degree
18 22 (9.78%) Windows Vista
19 21 (9.33%) MCP
19 21 (9.33%) ISO 9001
20 18 (8.00%) Citrix
20 18 (8.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 41 (18.22%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.67%) IIS
4 12 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.67%) Lync
7 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.78%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.44%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) WordPress
10 1 (0.44%) Moodle
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 78 (34.67%) MS Office
2 46 (20.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.00%) DNS
2 54 (24.00%) Firewall
3 51 (22.67%) TCP/IP
4 46 (20.44%) DHCP
5 45 (20.00%) VPN
6 24 (10.67%) VLAN
7 16 (7.11%) WAN
8 12 (5.33%) Wireless
9 11 (4.89%) IP Telephony
9 11 (4.89%) SAN
9 11 (4.89%) VoIP
10 10 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.00%) LAN
11 9 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.22%) ISDN
13 4 (1.78%) SSL
13 4 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.89%) Network Security
14 2 (0.89%) Internet
15 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (5.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.56%) Marketing
3 7 (3.11%) Finance
4 4 (1.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.89%) COM+
2 1 (0.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) HTML
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.22%) Streaming Video
3 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.22%) Streaming Media
4 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.33%) EPoS
4 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.89%) iSeries
5 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 126 (56.00%) Windows
2 59 (26.22%) Windows 7
3 54 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (12.44%) Windows XP
6 22 (9.78%) Windows Vista
7 16 (7.11%) Linux
8 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.89%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.89%) Android
9 11 (4.89%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.67%) UNIX
11 5 (2.22%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.44%) ITIL
2 16 (7.11%) Service Management
3 12 (5.33%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.33%) ITSM
3 12 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (4.44%) Change Control
5 7 (3.11%) Customer Insight
5 7 (3.11%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (3.11%) B2B
6 5 (2.22%) Time Management
6 5 (2.22%) Performance Management
6 5 (2.22%) SOA
7 4 (1.78%) Software Distribution
7 4 (1.78%) Incident Management
7 4 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (1.33%) Software Deployment
8 3 (1.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.33%) ERP
8 3 (1.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.22%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) ABAP
2 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.78%) Degree
3 21 (9.33%) MCP
4 18 (8.00%) MCSE
5 14 (6.22%) A+ Certification
6 12 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (4.00%) MCITP
9 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.67%) MCSA
11 5 (2.22%) CCNA
11 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.78%) MCDST
12 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.78%) CCA
12 4 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.89%) MCT
15 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.67%) SLA
2 21 (9.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.33%) QA
4 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.22%) XenApp
5 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.89%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (4.00%) NetCrunch
2 5 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 88 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.56%) VMware
3 25 (11.11%) Cisco
4 18 (8.00%) Citrix
5 16 (7.11%) Apple
6 11 (4.89%) EMC
7 10 (4.44%) Mitel
8 9 (4.00%) Splunk
9 5 (2.22%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.78%) Novell
11 3 (1.33%) HP
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle
11 3 (1.33%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.89%) Veeam
12 2 (0.89%) Google
12 2 (0.89%) Lotus
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.44%) Avaya
13 1 (0.44%) Juniper
13 1 (0.44%) Symantec
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