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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 97 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.22%
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
1140 1038 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.88% 97.37% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 994 891 935
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 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
Torfaen - 2 £25,000 -
Support Technician
Wales

Support Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) DTV

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple