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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 195 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 40 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 29
Average salary £20,125 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.59% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
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
5835 5519 5194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.97% 95.30% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 4622 4566
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -1 13 £20,000 -9.09%
Somerset +18 8 £22,500 -19.64% 1
Gloucestershire -16 6 £21,500 -
Wiltshire +2 5 £26,500 +32.50% 1
Bristol +1 5 £27,500 +5.76% 2
Devon -14 2 £21,000 -46.15%
Avon - 1 £18,000 -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
3 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (33.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
8 19 (27.94%) MS Office
9 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
9 18 (26.47%) VMware
10 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 16 (23.53%) DNS
10 16 (23.53%) DHCP
11 15 (22.06%) Citrix
12 14 (20.59%) Firewall
13 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (17.65%) Windows Vista
14 10 (14.71%) VPN
15 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (11.76%) SAN
15 8 (11.76%) SLA
15 8 (11.76%) SQL
15 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (11.76%) Windows 8
15 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
16 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (10.29%) Finance
17 6 (8.82%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 23 (33.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Office
2 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
2 16 (23.53%) DNS
2 16 (23.53%) DHCP
3 14 (20.59%) Firewall
4 10 (14.71%) VPN
5 8 (11.76%) SAN
6 6 (8.82%) WAN
6 6 (8.82%) LAN
7 5 (7.35%) ADSL
7 5 (7.35%) Wireless
8 4 (5.88%) WLAN
9 3 (4.41%) SSL
9 3 (4.41%) SMTP
9 3 (4.41%) FTP
9 3 (4.41%) Intranet
9 3 (4.41%) Internet
9 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.94%) NAS
10 2 (2.94%) VoIP
11 1 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.47%) Crystal Dashboard Design
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) AS400
2 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Vista
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.88%) ITIL
2 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
3 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (2.94%) Test Scripting
3 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
3 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.47%) CRM
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.47%) Process Management
4 1 (1.47%) Change Management
4 1 (1.47%) Workflow
4 1 (1.47%) Project Management
4 1 (1.47%) Network Design
4 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.47%) High Availability
4 1 (1.47%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) XenServer
4 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) HP
4 6 (8.82%) Dell
4 6 (8.82%) EMC
5 4 (5.88%) DataCore
6 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec
7 2 (2.94%) Veeam
7 2 (2.94%) AppSense
7 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.94%) Webroot
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.47%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.47%) Lotus
8 1 (1.47%) Sage
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