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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 187 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 46 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 38
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,450 £21,550 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £38,650 £26,900
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.22%
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
5460 5673 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4723 4418
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 2 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 2 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
Cornwall +4 13 £20,000 -9.09% 1
Wiltshire +3 12 £20,000 -13.04%
Somerset +25 11 £19,000 -32.14%
Bristol -5 4 £27,000 +3.84% 3
Devon -13 4 £26,000 -33.33%
Gloucestershire -10 2 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 31 (46.97%) MS Exchange
4 31 (46.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
6 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (28.79%) DNS
8 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 18 (27.27%) DHCP
8 18 (27.27%) Windows Vista
9 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (22.73%) MS Office
10 15 (22.73%) VMware
11 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
12 12 (18.18%) WAN
12 12 (18.18%) LAN
12 12 (18.18%) SLA
13 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
14 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 10 (15.15%) Firewall
15 9 (13.64%) Citrix
15 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
15 9 (13.64%) WLAN
16 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (10.61%) Internet
17 7 (10.61%) VPN
18 6 (9.09%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 31 (46.97%) MS Exchange
2 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Office
2 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) DNS
2 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 18 (27.27%) DHCP
3 12 (18.18%) WAN
3 12 (18.18%) LAN
4 10 (15.15%) Firewall
5 9 (13.64%) WLAN
6 7 (10.61%) Internet
6 7 (10.61%) VPN
7 5 (7.58%) ADSL
8 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.55%) Intranet
8 3 (4.55%) Wireless
8 3 (4.55%) SMTP
8 3 (4.55%) FTP
8 3 (4.55%) SSL
9 2 (3.03%) VoIP
9 2 (3.03%) SAN
10 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Dashboard Design
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (46.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (27.27%) Windows Vista
6 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 9 (13.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.09%) ITIL
2 4 (6.06%) CRM
3 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.52%) High Availability
5 1 (1.52%) Network Design
5 1 (1.52%) Project Management
5 1 (1.52%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.52%) Change Management
5 1 (1.52%) Process Management
5 1 (1.52%) Workflow
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCSA
2 2 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) HND
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) Lotus
4 1 (1.52%) Sage
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
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