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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 351 370 377
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 92 69 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 56
Average salary £22,250 £23,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £21,025 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +32 44 £22,500 -1.09% 7
Hampshire -12 20 £21,000 -10.63% 2
Surrey -16 8 £21,250 -22.72% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £23,000 +4.54% 4
Oxfordshire +6 5 £20,000 -5.88% 2
West Sussex -16 5 £28,625 +7.00% 1
Kent -3 3 £21,500 +13.15% 1
East Sussex -29 1 - - 2
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 101 (53.16%) Windows
2 83 (43.68%) Microsoft
3 63 (33.16%) MS Office
4 57 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 57 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 40 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 38 (20.00%) VPN
6 38 (20.00%) DNS
6 38 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 35 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (16.32%) MS Exchange
9 28 (14.74%) DHCP
10 26 (13.68%) Firewall
11 23 (12.11%) Windows XP
12 22 (11.58%) Degree
13 21 (11.05%) Linux
13 21 (11.05%) ITIL
14 20 (10.53%) MCP
14 20 (10.53%) SLA
14 20 (10.53%) Cisco
14 20 (10.53%) VMware
15 19 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (9.47%) Windows 8
17 17 (8.95%) Citrix
17 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (8.42%) Telecoms
19 15 (7.89%) Finance
19 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (6.32%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (16.32%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.11%) Lync
6 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.58%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.05%) IIS
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (33.16%) MS Office
2 38 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 38 (20.00%) VPN
2 38 (20.00%) DNS
3 28 (14.74%) DHCP
4 26 (13.68%) Firewall
5 11 (5.79%) VLAN
6 8 (4.21%) ISDN
6 8 (4.21%) VoIP
7 6 (3.16%) WAN
7 6 (3.16%) LAN
8 3 (1.58%) SNMP
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.05%) Internet
10 1 (0.53%) HTTP
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.53%) Network Security
10 1 (0.53%) Wireless
10 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.11%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (8.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Marketing
4 4 (2.11%) German Language
5 3 (1.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.68%) Kindle
3 6 (3.16%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.63%) Streaming Video
4 5 (2.63%) Clustering
4 5 (2.63%) Streaming Media
5 3 (1.58%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) iPhone
7 1 (0.53%) iSeries
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 101 (53.16%) Windows
2 57 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 35 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.11%) Windows XP
5 21 (11.05%) Linux
6 18 (9.47%) Windows 8
7 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.74%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.63%) UNIX
10 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.11%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.53%) Android
13 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.05%) ITIL
2 12 (6.32%) Service Delivery
3 6 (3.16%) Service Management
4 5 (2.63%) Network Management
4 5 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (2.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (1.58%) SOA
6 3 (1.58%) B2B
6 3 (1.58%) Asset Management
6 3 (1.58%) Logistics
6 3 (1.58%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (1.58%) Customer Insight
6 3 (1.58%) Time Management
6 3 (1.58%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.05%) Product Management
7 2 (1.05%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.05%) Change Management
7 2 (1.05%) CRM
8 1 (0.53%) Data Security
8 1 (0.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.32%) SQL
2 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.58%) Python
3 3 (1.58%) Ruby
4 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.58%) Degree
2 20 (10.53%) MCP
3 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.21%) MCSE
5 7 (3.68%) MCITP
6 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) MCDST
7 4 (2.11%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.58%) MCSA
9 2 (1.05%) CCNA
9 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.05%) CWNA
9 2 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.53%) CCSA
10 1 (0.53%) CCSE
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.53%) SLA
2 7 (3.68%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 57 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.16%) XenApp
4 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.53%) Cisco
2 20 (10.53%) VMware
3 17 (8.95%) Citrix
4 7 (3.68%) Symantec
5 5 (2.63%) Dell
6 3 (1.58%) Lotus
6 3 (1.58%) Apple
7 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.05%) HP
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (1.05%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.53%) Acronis
8 1 (0.53%) AppSense
8 1 (0.53%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.53%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee
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