The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 90 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.44% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.84%
Support Technician
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1113 1169 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.06% 98.57% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1027 730
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Support Technician
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South Wales region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in South Wales

Support Technician
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Cardiff - 5 - - 1
Support Technician
Wales

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Online Banking
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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