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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 220 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 19 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.96% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.99% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 29
Median salary £21,233 £21,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.10% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,750 £17,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £26,500 £36,200
UK excluding London median salary £22,250 £22,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -4.34%
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
5080 5848 6068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.50% 97.03% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4302 4911 4986
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +23 6 £21,500 -12.24%
Dorset +18 5 £21,233 -5.63% 1
Cornwall -11 5 £16,750 -16.25% 1
Wiltshire +1 2 £23,500 +14.63%
Gloucestershire +2 1 £18,500 -13.95% 1
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
5 18 (36.73%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
6 15 (30.61%) VMware
7 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
7 13 (26.53%) Citrix
8 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
8 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (20.41%) Dell
10 9 (18.37%) HP
11 8 (16.33%) Firewall
11 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
12 7 (14.29%) Driving Licence
12 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
12 7 (14.29%) DataCore
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.29%) XenApp
12 7 (14.29%) EMC
12 7 (14.29%) SAN
12 7 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
13 6 (12.24%) VoIP
13 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.24%) Progress
13 6 (12.24%) VBScript
13 6 (12.24%) Veeam
13 6 (12.24%) PowerShell

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 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 18 (36.73%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.33%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) SAN
4 6 (12.24%) VoIP
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
5 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) PBX
7 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) Broadband
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) Extranet
8 1 (2.04%) Intranet
8 1 (2.04%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
General
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) COM
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS3
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Apple TV
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
2 6 (12.24%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.16%) Information Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) Records Management
7 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.04%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
1 6 (12.24%) VBScript
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) CCNA
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.08%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) Dell
5 9 (18.37%) HP
6 7 (14.29%) DataCore
6 7 (14.29%) EMC
7 6 (12.24%) Progress
7 6 (12.24%) Veeam
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco
9 3 (6.12%) Apple
10 2 (4.08%) Google
10 2 (4.08%) Panasonic
10 2 (4.08%) Sophos
11 1 (2.04%) Sage
11 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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