The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
England / South West
Rank 214 220 225
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 17 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.57% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 9
Median salary £22,042 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.83% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,900
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.12%

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4804 5636 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.47% 97.17% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3991 4705 4910
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +24 6 £28,500 +26.66% 1
Somerset +7 5 £20,000 +21.21%
Gloucestershire -3 2 £21,000 -25.00%
Bristol - 2 £20,500 - 1
Wiltshire +18 1 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Devon -12 1 £26,000 -10.34%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 27 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 20 (44.44%) Windows 8
7 19 (42.22%) VMware
8 18 (40.00%) LAN
8 18 (40.00%) WAN
9 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
10 16 (35.56%) Windows 10
10 16 (35.56%) VLAN
11 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 14 (31.11%) MS Office
12 14 (31.11%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (20.00%) Linux
14 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.56%) SQL
16 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
16 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
16 6 (13.33%) VPN
16 6 (13.33%) Office 365
17 5 (11.11%) DNS
17 5 (11.11%) DHCP
18 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
18 4 (8.89%) Python
18 4 (8.89%) Citrix
18 4 (8.89%) JavaScript

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Office
2 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) LAN
1 18 (40.00%) WAN
2 16 (35.56%) VLAN
3 14 (31.11%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (13.33%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (8.89%) Internet
6 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 20 (44.44%) Windows 8
6 16 (35.56%) Windows 10
7 9 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (8.89%) Unix
9 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
11 2 (4.44%) Android
11 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.89%) ITIL
2 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.22%) Time Management
3 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.89%) PHP
2 4 (8.89%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Samba
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) VMware
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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