The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 18 April 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 193 196 198
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 32 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 18
Average salary £24,250 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in the South West

Support Technician
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Devon -3 7 £37,500 +78.57% 1
Gloucestershire +15 6 £19,750 +8.21%
Wiltshire -7 5 £20,000 -11.11% 3
Bristol +2 4 £26,000 +44.44% 1
Somerset - 4 £28,000 - 2
Dorset -5 3 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Cornwall +6 2 £22,250 +14.10%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 12 (25.00%) MS Office
6 11 (22.92%) HP
7 10 (20.83%) Degree
8 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (18.75%) VMware
8 9 (18.75%) Dell
8 9 (18.75%) Citrix
9 8 (16.67%) EMC
9 8 (16.67%) SAN
9 8 (16.67%) DataCore
9 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
11 6 (12.50%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.42%) Time Management
12 5 (10.42%) JIRA
12 5 (10.42%) SQL
12 5 (10.42%) HND
12 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
12 5 (10.42%) Linux
12 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
13 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
13 4 (8.33%) Apple
13 4 (8.33%) Firewall
13 4 (8.33%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.08%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.08%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) ADSL
5 1 (2.08%) Broadband
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) French Language
3 2 (4.17%) German Language
3 2 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.17%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.33%) Statistics
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) PDA
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
2 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Time Management
2 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.25%) CAD
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.17%) Validation
4 2 (4.17%) Information Security
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
4 2 (4.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) ERP
5 1 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) HND
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) HP
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Dell
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 8 (16.67%) EMC
4 8 (16.67%) DataCore
5 4 (8.33%) Apple
6 3 (6.25%) Siemens
6 3 (6.25%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.08%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) Nortel
7 1 (2.08%) Avaya
7 1 (2.08%) Sun
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