The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 192 200 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 52 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.61% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 44
Average salary £20,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,500 £27,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Support Technician
England

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
5773 5928 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.87% 95.83% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4886 4459
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Wiltshire +3 17 £20,500 -12.76% 1
Cornwall - 12 £20,000 -
Somerset +22 10 £20,750 -25.89%
Bristol - 7 £24,500 -
Devon -11 4 £26,000 -33.33%
Dorset -5 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Gloucestershire -18 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (47.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (45.95%) MS Exchange
6 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
7 20 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (25.68%) VMware
8 19 (25.68%) Windows Vista
8 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
8 19 (25.68%) DNS
9 18 (24.32%) DHCP
9 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
10 17 (22.97%) Windows 8
10 17 (22.97%) MS Office
11 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
12 15 (20.27%) LAN
12 15 (20.27%) WAN
13 14 (18.92%) SLA
14 13 (17.57%) Windows XP
15 11 (14.86%) WLAN
16 10 (13.51%) SQL
16 10 (13.51%) Internet
17 9 (12.16%) Firewall
17 9 (12.16%) Marketing
17 9 (12.16%) Finance
18 8 (10.81%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 34 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 20 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) IIS
6 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Office
2 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Summit
1 1 (1.35%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 18 (24.32%) DHCP
3 15 (20.27%) WAN
3 15 (20.27%) LAN
4 11 (14.86%) WLAN
5 10 (13.51%) Internet
6 9 (12.16%) Firewall
7 8 (10.81%) VPN
8 6 (8.11%) FTP
9 4 (5.41%) ADSL
9 4 (5.41%) Telnet
10 3 (4.05%) Wireless
10 3 (4.05%) Intranet
11 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.70%) SSL
11 2 (2.70%) SAN
11 2 (2.70%) VoIP
11 2 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) MS Access
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Dashboard Design
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
1 9 (12.16%) Marketing
2 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.35%) NHS
1 1 (1.35%) AS400
1 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (47.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (25.68%) Windows Vista
5 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
6 17 (22.97%) Windows 8
7 13 (17.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.11%) ITIL
2 4 (5.41%) CRM
2 4 (5.41%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 2 (2.70%) Office Automation
4 2 (2.70%) Network Management
4 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.35%) Project Management
5 1 (1.35%) Service Management
5 1 (1.35%) Process Management
5 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.35%) High Availability
5 1 (1.35%) Change Management
5 1 (1.35%) Workflow
5 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) A+ Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (4.05%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) HND
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Lotus
5 1 (1.35%) Sage
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