The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
England / South East
Rank 354 365 360
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 43 90 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 79
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £18,200 £17,050
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,900
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%

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
14390 18609 19794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.76% 96.74% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11930 15826 16062
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 20 £25,750 +3.00% 6
Oxfordshire +24 6 £23,000 +6.97% 1
Berkshire +34 4 £21,000 -6.66%
Surrey +31 4 £24,500 -5.76% 4
West Sussex -1 4 £25,000 +12.35%
East Sussex -2 3 - - 1
Kent +14 2 £23,500 -3.09%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 80 (70.80%) Windows
2 58 (51.33%) Active Directory
3 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
4 38 (33.63%) Windows 7
5 36 (31.86%) Windows Server
5 36 (31.86%) VMware
6 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (25.66%) Hyper-V
9 27 (23.89%) MS Office
10 24 (21.24%) Windows 8
11 23 (20.35%) Windows 10
11 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (19.47%) LAN
12 22 (19.47%) WAN
13 18 (15.93%) Windows XP
13 18 (15.93%) MS Exchange
13 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
14 16 (14.16%) Firewall
14 16 (14.16%) Office 365
15 15 (13.27%) VPN
16 14 (12.39%) DNS
16 14 (12.39%) DHCP
16 14 (12.39%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (12.39%) VLAN
17 13 (11.50%) Cisco
18 10 (8.85%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (23.89%) MS Office
2 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) Dropbox
3 3 (2.65%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) G Suite
4 2 (1.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.47%) LAN
1 22 (19.47%) WAN
2 16 (14.16%) Firewall
2 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.27%) VPN
4 14 (12.39%) DHCP
4 14 (12.39%) DNS
4 14 (12.39%) VLAN
4 14 (12.39%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.54%) Wireless
6 3 (2.65%) HTTP
6 3 (2.65%) Internet
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 2 (1.77%) SAN
7 2 (1.77%) VoIP
8 1 (0.88%) Broadband
8 1 (0.88%) FTP
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) ISDN
8 1 (0.88%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
1 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.54%) Back Office
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.77%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) HTML
2 2 (1.77%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) HTML5
3 1 (0.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) iPad
2 5 (4.42%) Biotechnology
3 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.54%) FMCG
4 3 (2.65%) AS400
4 3 (2.65%) CCTV
4 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Arduino
6 1 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) e-Health
6 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (70.80%) Windows
2 38 (33.63%) Windows 7
3 36 (31.86%) Windows Server
4 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (21.24%) Windows 8
7 23 (20.35%) Windows 10
8 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (15.93%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.42%) Android
9 5 (4.42%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.65%) Linux
11 3 (2.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.88%) CentOS
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.85%) ITIL
1 10 (8.85%) Service Management
2 7 (6.19%) Change Control
2 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (4.42%) Problem Management
3 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.54%) Line Management
4 4 (3.54%) Time Management
4 4 (3.54%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (2.65%) Change Management
5 3 (2.65%) ITSM
5 3 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (1.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.77%) Network Design
6 2 (1.77%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (0.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (0.88%) Logistics
7 1 (0.88%) Process Management
7 1 (0.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) C
2 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.77%) PHP
2 2 (1.77%) RPG
3 1 (0.88%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) C++
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.85%) A+ Certification
2 10 (8.85%) CCNA
2 10 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.85%) Degree
3 9 (7.96%) MCSE
3 9 (7.96%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (6.19%) MCP
5 6 (5.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.65%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.65%) HNC
6 3 (2.65%) HND
7 2 (1.77%) MCSA
7 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (51.33%) Active Directory
2 31 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (25.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
2 36 (31.86%) VMware
3 13 (11.50%) Cisco
4 10 (8.85%) Apple
5 8 (7.08%) Citrix
6 6 (5.31%) HP
7 4 (3.54%) Polycom
7 4 (3.54%) Symantec
8 2 (1.77%) Google
8 2 (1.77%) Infor
8 2 (1.77%) Veeam
9 1 (0.88%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.88%) Meraki
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.88%) Remedy
9 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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