The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 87 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.71% - 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% - 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £26,000 - £18,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 - £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 - £20,912
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1041 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.03% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 974 916 718
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
Wales

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 25 July 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
Cardiff - 6 £20,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £26,250 -
Support Technician
Wales

Support Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Lotus
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (10.00%) Network Management

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus