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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 370 358 362
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 68 95 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 61
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £19,750 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.08% -2.12%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 28 August 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
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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 18 £21,000 - 4
Surrey +6 10 £23,250 +9.41% 1
Berkshire -26 9 £25,750 +14.44% 2
Oxfordshire +7 8 £21,000 +5.00%
Kent +6 8 £19,000 -11.62% 1
West Sussex -1 7 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £20,000 -25.23%
Middlesex - 3 £25,000 -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (57.66%) Windows
2 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
3 43 (31.39%) Active Directory
4 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
4 30 (21.90%) SQL
4 30 (21.90%) MS Office
5 25 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (17.52%) SLA
7 22 (16.06%) Windows 7
8 20 (14.60%) Windows 8
8 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
9 17 (12.41%) Windows XP
10 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
10 16 (11.68%) DNS
10 16 (11.68%) Citrix
11 14 (10.22%) VMware
11 14 (10.22%) DHCP
11 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (9.49%) ITIL
13 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
13 12 (8.76%) Linux
13 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (8.76%) Firewall
13 12 (8.76%) Time Management
14 11 (8.03%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (7.30%) Macromedia
15 10 (7.30%) System Testing
15 10 (7.30%) Degree
16 9 (6.57%) Sophos

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.65%) Lync
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.73%) WorkSite
Applications
1 30 (21.90%) MS Office
1 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (1.46%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.68%) DNS
3 14 (10.22%) DHCP
4 12 (8.76%) Firewall
5 8 (5.84%) LAN
5 8 (5.84%) VPN
6 7 (5.11%) WAN
7 4 (2.92%) Intranet
7 4 (2.92%) Internet
7 4 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.19%) SAN
8 3 (2.19%) NAS
8 3 (2.19%) 3G
8 3 (2.19%) VoIP
9 2 (1.46%) WLAN
9 2 (1.46%) PSTN
9 2 (1.46%) ADSL
9 2 (1.46%) Extranet
9 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (3.65%) Electronics
2 4 (2.92%) Law
2 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) .NET
1 4 (2.92%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (5.84%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.19%) iPad
3 3 (2.19%) Biometrics
3 3 (2.19%) Derivative
3 3 (2.19%) iPhone
4 2 (1.46%) iSeries
4 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.46%) Statistics
4 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.46%) EPoS
4 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.73%) Kindle
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 79 (57.66%) Windows
2 25 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (16.06%) Windows 7
4 20 (14.60%) Windows 8
5 17 (12.41%) Windows XP
6 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.76%) Linux
8 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.38%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.65%) UNIX
11 4 (2.92%) Android
11 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.46%) OS/400
13 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.49%) ITIL
2 12 (8.76%) Time Management
3 10 (7.30%) System Testing
4 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.38%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (4.38%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.38%) CAD
6 5 (3.65%) ITSM
6 5 (3.65%) Signal Processing
7 4 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 4 (2.92%) Office Automation
8 3 (2.19%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.19%) DevOps
8 3 (2.19%) Software Distribution
8 3 (2.19%) CRM
9 2 (1.46%) Data Entry
9 2 (1.46%) Network Management
9 2 (1.46%) Information Security
9 2 (1.46%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.90%) SQL
2 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.46%) C#
3 2 (1.46%) Java
4 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.73%) VBScript
4 1 (0.73%) VB
4 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.30%) Degree
3 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.92%) MCP
6 3 (2.19%) CCNA
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.46%) MCSA
8 1 (0.73%) MCSE
8 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (31.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.11%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.73%) Xen
5 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Citrix
3 14 (10.22%) VMware
4 10 (7.30%) Macromedia
5 9 (6.57%) Sophos
6 4 (2.92%) McAfee
7 3 (2.19%) Dell
7 3 (2.19%) Avaya
7 3 (2.19%) Apple
7 3 (2.19%) Sage
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco
8 2 (1.46%) Adobe
8 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.46%) BT
8 2 (1.46%) ZyXEL
8 2 (1.46%) Draytek
8 2 (1.46%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.73%) Hyland
9 1 (0.73%) Meridio
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