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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 367 346 368
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 71 96 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 85 70
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,900 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,300 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,750 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% +2.22%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Oxfordshire +25 16 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Surrey +16 15 £22,500 -15.09% 1
Kent +19 11 £17,500 -25.53% 2
Berkshire +3 10 £19,000 -17.39% 4
Hampshire -36 7 £22,000 -8.33% 1
West Sussex +1 5 £20,000 -13.04% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £27,500 +11.11% 5
East Sussex +2 3 £23,000 +2.22% 2
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 80 (60.15%) Windows
2 61 (45.86%) Microsoft
3 42 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 39 (29.32%) MS Office
5 32 (24.06%) Windows 7
6 30 (22.56%) MS Excel
7 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (17.29%) ITIL
7 23 (17.29%) SLA
8 22 (16.54%) VMware
9 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
9 20 (15.04%) DNS
10 17 (12.78%) SQL
10 17 (12.78%) DHCP
10 17 (12.78%) Windows XP
11 16 (12.03%) Citrix
12 15 (11.28%) VPN
12 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
13 14 (10.53%) Linux
13 14 (10.53%) Firewall
14 13 (9.77%) Windows 8
14 13 (9.77%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
16 11 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
18 9 (6.77%) ITSM
19 8 (6.02%) IP Telephony
19 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
20 7 (5.26%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (29.32%) MS Office
2 30 (22.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
1 20 (15.04%) DNS
2 17 (12.78%) DHCP
3 15 (11.28%) VPN
4 14 (10.53%) Firewall
5 8 (6.02%) IP Telephony
6 6 (4.51%) WAN
7 5 (3.76%) Wireless
7 5 (3.76%) LAN
8 3 (2.26%) VLAN
8 3 (2.26%) Internet
8 3 (2.26%) SAN
9 2 (1.50%) VoIP
9 2 (1.50%) WLAN
9 2 (1.50%) Network Security
9 2 (1.50%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.50%) NAS
10 1 (0.75%) IMAP
10 1 (0.75%) POP3
10 1 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (5.26%) Electronics
2 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Finance
4 3 (2.26%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) Java EE
1 3 (2.26%) Middleware
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) Flash
3 1 (0.75%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.51%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.26%) Open Source
4 3 (2.26%) Kindle
4 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.26%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.50%) EPoS
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (60.15%) Windows
2 32 (24.06%) Windows 7
3 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.78%) Windows XP
5 14 (10.53%) Linux
6 13 (9.77%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.51%) UNIX
9 5 (3.76%) Android
9 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.50%) Solaris
11 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.50%) CentOS
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) ITIL
2 9 (6.77%) ITSM
3 7 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 7 (5.26%) Signal Processing
3 7 (5.26%) System Testing
3 7 (5.26%) Information Security
4 6 (4.51%) CAD
4 6 (4.51%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.51%) Time Management
4 6 (4.51%) Coaching
4 6 (4.51%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (3.76%) DevOps
5 5 (3.76%) Service Management
6 4 (3.01%) Change Control
7 3 (2.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.26%) BDD
7 3 (2.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (2.26%) Content Management
7 3 (2.26%) Automated Testing
7 3 (2.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.78%) SQL
2 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.26%) Ruby
3 3 (2.26%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Degree
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.01%) MCP
3 3 (2.26%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.50%) MCSE
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.29%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) XenApp
5 2 (1.50%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.75%) KVM
6 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.75%) WSUS
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 16 (12.03%) Citrix
4 7 (5.26%) Sophos
4 7 (5.26%) Macromedia
4 7 (5.26%) HP
5 5 (3.76%) Apple
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle
7 2 (1.50%) Avaya
7 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.50%) Dell
7 2 (1.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) Mitel
8 1 (0.75%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.75%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.75%) Zeacom
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Meridio
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
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